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Mohammadi A, Mojtahedzadeh R, Asadzandi S, Rashidi H. Devising ethical codes for e-contents in e-learning. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2020; 34 (1) :91-94
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5399-en.html
School of Health Management and Information Science, Iran University of Medical Sciences, & Medical Library and Information Sciences, Virtual School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , sh-asadzandi@farabi.tums.ac.ir
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Background: Promoting ethics is one of the goals of education, but the free flow of communication and divulging unethical behaviors in e-learning make the urgent need to clarify ethical values. Therefore, the aim of this study was to prepare ethical codes to develop and deliver e-contents.
   Methods: A draft of e-content ethical codes was prepared based on the literature review. Then, it was further revised by e-learning, medical education, ethics, and e-content experts. Finally, the draft was finalized through a 2-round Delphi process among related experts all over the country.
   Results: The final document of e-content ethical codes, including introduction, definitions, and 7 ethical code statements, was devised.
   Conclusion: Considering the difference between e-content and other kinds of publications, this set of ethical codes can be used straightforwardly to assess ethical aspects of e-contents.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: E-learning

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