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Atazadegan Jahromi Z, Davari Dolatabadi N, Jabbare Naserou Z. Evaluating the effectiveness of the Diploma-In-Research course on university students’ research-based awareness and performance. IEJM. 2017; 6 (1) :20-24
URL: http://iejm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-100-en.html

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Introduction: Instruction is a policy of accessing human resources and a way of developing human resources for organizations. Research has always been an instrument for material and moral progress. Such activities as holding research workshops in different universities has been considered as a strategy of promoting students’ research capabilities. The present research investigates the effectiveness of the Diploma-InResearch course on students’ awareness and practice of research. Method: The present applied research was of descriptive, cross-sectional type and was conducted in 2015 on all students participating in the Diploma-In-Research training course. The sampling method was census. 91 subjects participated in this research. The instrument used was a likert-type questionnaire developed by the researcher. The content validity of the questionnaire was established by a number of professors and experts in the field of education and research. Reliability of the questionnaire was checked through test-retest method. Results: From among the 91 student participants of this study, 72 were female (79.1%) and the rest were male. Among all research activities, the highest rate of performance belonged respectively to articles (71.4%), research projects (31.9%) andconference participation (12.2%). According to investigations conducted on student participants’ awareness of and attitude towards the key factors of research, the majority of subjects (67.1%) had a positive attitude. Conclusion: Overall, the results of the present research showed that students’ research-oriented awareness and performance was raised after attending the training course.During this course we didn't asked to any student for research activities such as writing proposals and papers(articles).Do any of this practical research activities are held after each workshop maybe increase the knowledge and attitude of students to be more favorable rate Hence it is recommended, research activities used as part of the research methods in the students educational programs.

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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/09/5 | Accepted: 2016/09/5 | Published: 2016/09/5

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