Strides in Development of Medical Education
Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)

The Strides in Development of Medical Education Journal (SDME) publishes research on medical education including the developments in teaching approaches, methods and other related topics.  SDME is the official journal of the Department of Vice-Chancellor for Education, Kerman University of Medical SciencesIt is a Platinum Open Access and double-blind peer-reviewed journal.

The journal aims to address the needs of administrators and teachers involved in training for undergraduate, postgraduate,  faculty development and continuing educationSDME attempts to promote the quality of medical education and help teachers keep up-to-date with developments in educational methods and other related topics.

The journal accepts original articles, case studies, practical guidelines, reviews of current literature, short communications, letter to editors and commentaries from all over the world. Welcome to authors.

 Currently, the SDME is being published continuously and the articles will be published as soon as they are ready.

 

This journal has been accepted in the Scopus index in 2022.

 

 

Review
A Practical Guide for Conducting Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): An Approach to Developing the Innovative Educational Process

Hoda Ahmari Tehran; Mojgan Mohammadimehr; Fatemeh Keshmiri

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196700.1084

Abstract
  Background: Planning and conducting successful scholarship of teaching and learning or educational scholarship in medical education is essential. The guidelines for faculty members can be significant.Objectives: This study aimed to develop a practical guide for teaching and learning scholarship activities.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Comparison of the Effect of Lecture and Group Discussion on Health Workers’ Knowledge and Attitudes about Asthma Based on the IraPEN Program

Raziye Emambakhsh; Moghaddameh Mirzaee; Abedin Iranpour; Roghaieh Ershad Sarabi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196296.1068

Abstract
  Background: The group discussion method is one of the student-centered and active teaching methods in which learners actively participate in educational activities using discussion, and they are given the opportunity to share their opinions and experiences with others.Objectives: The present study was ...  Read More

Original Article
Factors Affecting Academic Failure from Students’ Perspectives

Mahdieh Torkashvand; Matineh Pourrahimi; Hadi Jalilvand; Mojtaba Abdi; Ebrahim Nasiri; Fatemeh Haghi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196382.1069

Abstract
  Background: Students’ academic failure is one of the educational problems causing the loss of allocated resources.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the factors affecting the academic failure of students and their viewpoints regarding the factors affecting educational achievement at Guilan ...  Read More

Original Article
Explaining Faculty Members’ Perceptions of Virtual Learning Based on Various Types of Educational Interactions During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: A Qualitative Content Analysis

Ensiyeh Mirzaei; Mehrangiz Alinejad; Badrsadat Daneshmand

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-13

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196681.1083

Abstract
  Background: Given that interaction is a vital element in virtual learning, using the professors’ experiences and perceptions during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak can provide useful information about the quality of educational interactions in virtual learning courses in order ...  Read More

Original Article
Relationship Between Sensory Processing Patterns and Critical Thinking in Students

Seyed Sadegh Salehi Sadati; Atieh Hasani Helm; Zahra Mortazavi; Behnaz Alafchi; Homa Naderifar; Saideh Sadat Mortazavi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197050.1099

Abstract
  Background: Sensory processing pattern is a unique characteristic in each human. Critical thinking is a well-known skill of successful individuals.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the correlation between the critical thinking skills and sensory processing patterns of students of Medical Sciences.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Students’ Academic Lifestyle in COVID-19 Crisis: A Qualitative Study with a Phenomenological Analysis

Leili Mosalanejad; Mehdi Dastpak; Fatemeh Kheshti

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196790.1087

Abstract
  Background: COVID-19 crisis has created special educational conditions. This challenge has brought about changes in students’ academic lifestyles.Objectives: We aimed to conduct a qualitative study on the students’ academic lifestyle and quality during the COVID-19 crisis.Methods: This is ...  Read More

Original Article
Psychological Well-being and the Prevalence of Anxiety among Medical Students during COVID-19: An Online Survey

Masoud Mayel; Nazanin Shahabinezhad; Atefeh Payandeh; Ahmad Alinaghi Langari

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196732.1085

Abstract
  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused international health concerns. University students, especially medical students, considered to experience higher anxiety levels. This high level of anxiety may lead to many challenges and unfavorable consequences.Objectives: This study aimed to assess psychological ...  Read More

Original Article
Developing Accreditation Standards for Undergraduate Health Professions in Iran

Parvaneh Sharifi; Alireza Manzari Tavakoli; Mitra Kamyabi; Zahra Zeinaddiny Meymand

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197600.1108

Abstract
  Background: Program accreditation is one of the approaches to improve the quality of educational programs and is increasingly used in medical science education. Considering the lack of a program accreditation model at the undergraduate level of medical sciences in Iran.Objectives: The present study was ...  Read More

Original Article
Evaluation of the Feasibility and Usefulness of the LMS Acceptance Questionnaire: Technology Confirmation During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Medical Students Users in Iran

Leili Mosalanejad; Sara Maghsodzadeh

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196832.1090

Abstract
  Background: Technology acceptance comprises cognitive and psychological elements about using technology.Objectives: This descriptive study evaluated the feasibility and applicability of the LMS acceptance questionnaire in medical sciences students using native LMS during the COVID-19 pandemic.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Assessment of the Knowledge and Attitudes of Dental School Faculty Members towards two Student Assessment Tools

Fatemeh Sadat Sajadi; Marzieh Pirzadeh-Ashraf; Ali Eskandarizadeh; Mohammad Izadi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196842.1089

Abstract
  Background: Assessment plays a great role in encouraging learning and evaluating whether the learning objectives have been achieved.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the knowledge and attitudes of dental faculty members toward Patient Management Problem (PMP) and Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ) tests.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
The Effect of Implementing the Competency-Based Education Model on the Clinical Skills among Midwifery Students

Samira Gholamian; Katayun Alidoosti; Shahrzad Zolala; Sakineh Sabzevari

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-10

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196652.1079

Abstract
  Background: From the past to the present, the traditional lecturing method has been the usual and preferred method for teaching, and instructors use learner-oriented methods such as group discussion less due to reasons such as being time-consuming and low-experienced in both groups of learners and professors ...  Read More

Original Article
The Desirable Features of Content in Higher Education with an Emphasis on the Lifelong Learning Approach: A Qualitative Research

Mitra Kamyabi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196814.1088

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays, expectations from higher education systems have changed, and the purpose of these centers is not only to transfer information. One of the solutions to respond to higher education’s new need is to move toward lifelong learning.Objectives: This research was conducted to investigate ...  Read More

Original Article
Training by Multimedia Messaging Service Method, a Solution to Improve Knowledge, Attitude, and Performance of Health Workers: A Quasi-Experimental Study

Fatemeh Darban; Maryam Mir; Sakineh Sabzevari

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197609.1109

Abstract
  Background: Since health workers are the leading providers of health services, increasing their knowledge and performance can play an essential role in preventing diseases, especially Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).Objectives: The current research was conducted to compare the effects of lecture ...  Read More

Original Article
The Effect of Blended Learning Approaches in Faculty Development Programs

Fatemeh Keshmiri

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197373.1102

Abstract
  Background: The necessity of responding to changes and promoting the quality of education has increased the necessity of applying new approaches to empowerment programs.Objectives: The present research aimed to determine the effects of mid-term empowerment programs using a blended approach in the form ...  Read More

Original Article
Survey of Medical Students of Regarding the Effectiveness of the Implemented Program of Theoretical Courses of Skin Diseases based on the PBL Method

Davoud Tahmasebzadeh Sheikhlar; Farnaz Limouei; Mohammad Reza Ranjkesh; Armaghan Gharaaghaji-Zare; Afsaneh Radmehr

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197298.1100

Abstract
  Background: Problem-based learning (PBL) has been one of the most attractive and effective teaching-learning programs during the last 40 years and is one of the newest methods of medical education. In this method, students usually work on a problem in small groups and learn the objectives of education, ...  Read More

Original Article
Comparing the Perspectives of Medical Graduates Concerning the Preference of Teaching Basic Science Lessons by Professors with MSc-PhD and MD-PhD Degrees

Manzumeh Shamsi Meimandi; Maryam Okhovati; Elham Sharifpoor; Amir Abbas Shafeezadeh; Shahriar Dabiri

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197544.1105

Abstract
  Background: Given that basic medical science lessons constitute the fundamental part of the professional doctorate course, and among the numerous factors influencing education quality, the teacher is considered one of the most crucial facets of education quality.Objectives: The present research was conducted ...  Read More

Original Article
The Effect of Cultural Competence Training on Empathy of Medical Residents

Zohreh Sohrabi; Atefeh Zabihi Zazoly; Somayeh Alizadeh; Azam Norouzi; Ghobad Ramezani; Akram Zhianifard

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197662.1111

Abstract
  Background: Cultural competence is a core skill for the healthcare team that reputable medical organizations and associations have always emphasized. Its components are essential in reducing health inequalities, increasing patient satisfaction, and improving health outcomes.Objectives: Considering that ...  Read More

Original Article
Social Presence in Distance Education among Medical Students during COVID-19 Pandemic

Habibeh Ahmadipour; Diana Hajipour

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-5

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197994.1131

Abstract
  Background: Online social presence is one of the main contributors which has a significant impact on student's academic performance.Objectives: The present study aimed to assess the online social presence among medical students using the Persian Version of the Online Social Presence Questionnaire (OSPQ) ...  Read More

Original Article
Iranian Measure of Operating Theatre Educational Climate (IMOTEC): Validity and Reliability Study

Sahar Karami; Leila Sadati; Zahra Nouri Khanegha; Mitra Rahimzadeh

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-8

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197859.1119

Abstract
  Background: In modern medical education, the emphasis on student-centered learning and task-based learning has made the role of a learning environment more highlighted. In curriculum development, aligning educational objectives, teaching methods, and assessment methods with the educational environment ...  Read More

Original Article
The Relation of Dental Students’ Learning Styles to Their Satisfaction with E-Learning

Shima Hamzenejad; Roghaieh Ershad Sarabi; Yunes Jahani

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-6

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.198007.1133

Abstract
  Background: E-learning is often covered in university curricula.Objectives: The purpose of this research was to identify the learning preferences of students and to look at the connection between learning styles and e-learning pleasure.Methods: All first- through third-year dentistry students at Kerman ...  Read More

Original Article
Relationship Between Perception of Constructivism Learning-based Approaches and Self-actualization in Nursing Students

Mahshad Langari; Fatemeh Darban; Sakineh Sabzevari

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-6

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197732.1115

Abstract
  Background: For successful clinical education in a suitable environment and condition, nursing students can be assisted in acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills.Objectives: The present study investigated the relationship between the understanding of the learning environment based on constructivism ...  Read More

Brief report
Assessing the Quality of Electronic Exams During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zahra Zahedi; Hamid Salehiniya; Afagh Zarei; Hamid Abbaszadeh

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-5

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2021.196760.1086

Abstract
  Background: Due to the widespread utilization of electronic exams, neglecting their quality is a major threat. Assessing the quality of electronic exams plays a decisive role in determining the efficacy of electronic learning.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the quality of electronic exams held ...  Read More

Brief report
Investigating the Relationship between Research Anxiety and Academic Self-Concept in Master’s and Doctoral Students

Saeid Heidari-Soureshjani; Parastoo Yarmohammadi-Samani; Abdollah Mohammadian-Hafshejani; Dariush Gholipour Mofrad-Dashtaki

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-4

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.196957.1092

Abstract
  Background: Research anxiety and academic self-concept are among the factors that can be effective in improving the level of students’ capabilities in research in the field of medical education.Objectives: The present study was conducted to determine the relationship between research anxiety and ...  Read More

Brief report
Talented and Gifted Mentors for the Promotion of Motivation, Educational, and Research Activities of Nursing Students

Elaheh Mianehsaz; Fakhrosadat Mirhosseini; Fatemeh Hajirezaei Kashan; Leila Saharkhan; Mohammad Javad Azadchehr; Mohsen Taghadosi; Fatemeh Ebrahimzadeh; Hakime Zamani-Badi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, Pages 1-7

https://doi.org/10.22062/sdme.2022.197459.1103

Abstract
  Background: Having a mentor affects nursing students' academic achievement and motivation.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effects of the mentoring program delivered by talented and gifted postgraduate students on motivation, academic achievement, and research activities of undergraduate ...  Read More

Snowball Sampling: A Purposeful Method of Sampling in Qualitative Research

Mahin Naderifar; Hamideh Goli; Fereshteh Ghaljaie

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2017

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.67670

Abstract
  Background and Objectives Snowball sampling is applied when samples with the target characteristics are not easily accessible. This research describes snowball sampling as a purposeful method of data collection in qualitative research. Methods This paper is a descriptive review of previous research papers. ...  Read More

Study Habits and Their Relationship with Academic Performance among Students of Abadan School of Nursing

Malek FereidouniMoghadam; Bahman Cheraghian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , July 2009, , Pages 21-28

Abstract
    Background & Objective : Improvement in learners academic performance is one of the main goals of educational centers Academic performance is affected by a lot of factors study habit is one of them Considering the importance of ones study habits in academic performance this study was conducted ...  Read More

Health Literacy and the Influencing Factors: A Study in Five Provinces of Iran

Seyed-Arash Tehrani Banihashemi; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Mohammed Amir Amirkhani; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Seyed-Moayed Alavian; Homa Asgharifard; Hamid Baradaran; Mozhgan Barghamdi; Saeid Parsinia; Sahar Fathi Ranjbar

Volume 4, Issue 1 , July 2007, , Pages 1-9

Abstract
  Background & Objective: Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain process and understand basic health information and services required for making appropriate health decisions The aim of this study was to estimate the level of health literacy and to ...  Read More

Correlation of Motivational Beliefs and Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies with Academic Achievement of Students of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Ahad Amiri Gharghani; Majid Amiri Gharghani; Ali Asghar Hayat

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.81169

Abstract
  Background Success and academic achievement are among the most important goals of both students and educational systems. Researchers have examined the impact of different factors such as intelligence, personality, attitude, study habits, thinking skills and academic motivation on students’ academic ...  Read More

A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Educational Technologies in Medical Education

Afshin Mousavi Chelak; Hasan Kaviani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

https://doi.org/10.5812/sdme.74118

Abstract
  Objectives Considering the contradictory evidence on the effectiveness of educational technologies, this meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the impact of these technologies on medical education. Data Sources This meta-analysis was conducted based on secondary analysis methods. The analysis included ...  Read More

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