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ERIC Number: EJ1062905
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: EISSN-1305-8223
Blended Learning in Anatomy Education: A Study Investigating Medical Students' Perceptions
Ocak, Mehmet Akif; Topal, Arzu Deveci
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v11 n3 p647-663 Jun 2015
The present study examines levels of satisfaction and perceptions of the students taking the blended anatomy course in Turkish Higher Education System. 15 students selected from 213 medical students participated in the study. An interview form was designed to identify the views of the students about the present study. The interview results were analyzed in the NVIVO program using the content analysis technique. Based on the results, the medical students' views on the blended anatomy course were classified into 8 categories: 1) visuality 2) content 3) effective learning 4) expectations from blended learning 5) accessibility 6) motivation 7) new perspective for the students and 8) continuity. Results indicate that medical students perceive blended learning environment positively. As a factor promoting learning, this study makes suggestions for taking advantage of the opportunities in a blended anatomy course successfully.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey