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Investigating the Mediating Role of Spiritual Intelligence on the Quality of Combined Learning and Creativity from Students’ Views in Zanjan University of Medical Sciences
B Rostami , M Fathi , S Z Safavi * , MR Oroji , R Karimi
Department of Islamic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran , zainolabedinsafavi@gmail.com
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Introduction: Today, combined learning along with traditional education has special role in medical universities. But its impact on factors such as creativity and spiritual intelligence needs further investigation. Therefore, the present study was conducted to determine the mediating role of spiritual intelligence on the quality of combined learning and creativity from studentsُ views in Zanjan University of Medical Sciences in the academic year of 2018-2019.
Methods: This is a descriptive-correlational study. The statistical population consist of all professional doctoral students of Zanjan University of Medical Sciences (N=960) who had benefited from combined education in the academic year of 1997-98. The sample size was estimated to be 275 people using Morgan table and students were entered into the study by simple random method. Data collection tools included questionnaires on the quality of the course Guinness combined learning, Abedi's creativity and King's spiritual intelligence (SISRI). Pearson correlation and multiple regression tests were used to analyze the data through SPSS and Baron and Kenny four-step method was used to determine the mediating role.
Results: The results showed that there was a significant relationship between students' perceptions of the quality of the combined learning course with creativity (r=0.34) and spiritual intelligence (r=0.39) (P= 0.001). There was also a significant relationship between spiritual intelligence and creativity (r=0.38) (P<0.001). Examining the mediating role of spiritual intelligence and its components also showed that this variable has a partial and moderating mediating role in relation to students' views on the quality of the combined learning course and creativity.
Conclusion: According to the results, it can be said that there is a positive and direct relationship between students' views of the quality of the combined learning course and their creativity, also spiritual intelligence was  able  to affect relation between the two variables partially.
Keywords: Distance Education, Creativity, Spirituality, Medical students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Educational technology, e-Learning,Virtual Education
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Rostami B, Fathi M, Safavi S Z, Oroji M, Karimi R. Investigating the Mediating Role of Spiritual Intelligence on the Quality of Combined Learning and Creativity from Students’ Views in Zanjan University of Medical Sciences. RME. 2021; 13 (1) :14-23
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پژوهش در آموزش علوم پزشکی Research in Medical Education