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Afkhami Aqda M, Kamali Zarch M, Shokorawa N. The Effect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on the Education Process from the Perspective of Yazd University Students. TB. 2012; 11 (1) :41-52
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-88-en.html
ShahId sadoughi University of Medical Sciences , Afkhma@yahoo.com
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  Background : ICT has had a profound influence on human life. Perhaps its most important and profound influence is on learning and education Moreover, Higher education system considered as the main custodian in education and research sectors acts in specializing efficient personnel and enhancing public knowledge and professional skills in all levels of the country .

  Methods : This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed on 406 students of Yazd University who were selected by stratified random sampling method . Data collection tool was a questionnaire its validity of which was confirmed by relevant experts and its Cronbach alpha reliability was also calculated (P<82.7) . After data collection using spss software, the frequency , percentage , mean, standard deviation, one -way anova, chi- square and Pearson correlation tests were used to analyze data.

  Results: Data analysis revealed that 39.2 % of students watch TV less than an hour daily, but 60.8% watch more than an hour also 58.7% of students use internet less than an hour but 41.3 % use more than an hour.

  Internet , mobile , satellite , television, books, and radio were mentioned as the most appealed to by the students respectively. Use of FCT had significant relationship with students' improvement (P<0.001) . There was no significant relationship between ICT and demographic variables: age, sex, marital status, occupation of parents, place and educational group.

 Conclusions: In this study, ICT and media education were found to have high effect on social relations in society as well as increase probability of independent learning. ICT which was formerly used to collect and store data, nowadays has made a change in its role and is used as a tool for data production thus facilitating learning and teaching process. 


Keywords: ICT, Education, Student
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/07/9 | Accepted: 2014/07/1 | Published: 2014/07/1

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