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Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic

Balqees Ramadan, Ramadan.

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    Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may caused life-threatening situations and provide challenges to medical education,
    as teachers should lecture safely by the electronic learning. The aim of this study is to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and satisfaction of
    medical students in Iraq about E-learning during COVID-19 pandemic. Subject and Material: A cross-sectional study was conducted among
    medical students at 20 universities in Iraq using a Google Form containing a 25-question study -questionnaire that includes socioeconomic
    and demographic information, also information regarding online medical learning and the status of medical education during COVID-19
    Knowledge and attitudes related to the epidemic and learning electronic.Results: Most respondents (53.3%) disagreed that E-learning, while
    16.4% of the respondents agree about that, the others are having neutral attitude. On the other hand, their attitude about electronic exams
    was positive in which majority of them (54%) agreeing that E-testing can replace others testing methods. Most respondents conduct that
    the best way of E-learning is explanatory downloadable videos (46.7%) followed by online classes with discussion (44.5%). Although Iraqi
    medical students are facing many difficulties as in poor internet web (major complication; 57.5%), problems in dealing with the technology
    devices, poor communication with the teaching staff, insufficient understanding of the scientific material, inappropriate time of lectures and
    psychological problems like anxiety, E-learning has a list of advantages among Iraqi medical students such as time saving (53.3%), less
    cost, comfortable, ability to ask questions at any time, about 57.8% of students use E-learning more than 4 hours in day after pandemic.
    Conclusion:most students had not use E-learning before the COVID-19 pandemic, so there is a difference between time spent on E-learning
    before and after this pandemic, There is a relatively negative attitude of Iraqi medical students toward E-learning, also the best way of
    E-learning is explanatory downloadable videos , followed by online classes with discussion , as well as the attitude of medical students
    about electronic exams was positive agreed that E-testing can replacement the others traditional testing methods and E-learning has many
    advantages among Iraqi medical students and Several difficulties in same time.

    Key words: COVID-19 Pandemic, Electronic Learning, Medical Students.


     
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    BR, Ramadan . Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic. PNR. 2021; 12(2): 37-42. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007


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    BR, Ramadan . Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic. https://www.pnrjournal.com/?mno=116539 [Access: August 13, 2022]. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007


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    BR, Ramadan . Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic. PNR. 2021; 12(2): 37-42. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007



    Vancouver/ICMJE Style

    BR, Ramadan . Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic. PNR. (2021), [cited August 13, 2022]; 12(2): 37-42. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007



    Harvard Style

    , B. R. & Ramadan, . (2021) Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic. PNR, 12 (2), 37-42. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007



    Turabian Style

    , Balqees Ramadan, and Ramadan. 2021. Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results, 12 (2), 37-42. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007



    Chicago Style

    , Balqees Ramadan, and Ramadan. "Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic." Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results 12 (2021), 37-42. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007



    MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

    , Balqees Ramadan, and Ramadan. "Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic." Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results 12.2 (2021), 37-42. Print. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007



    APA (American Psychological Association) Style

    , B. R. & Ramadan, . (2021) Knowledge and Attitude of Medical Students toward Electronic Learning during COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results, 12 (2), 37-42. doi:10.47750/pnr.2021.12.02.007