Interdisciplinary Journal of Virtual Learning in Medical Sciences

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Ranking the Scientific-Technology Literacy Indexes of Students from the Viwepoint of Faculty Members

Ali Khaleghkhah 1 , * and Habibeh Najafi 2
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1 Philosophy of Education; University of Ardabili Mohaghegh, Ardabil, Iran
2 Educational Administration, University of Ardabili Mohaghegh, Ardabil, Iran
Article information
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Virtual Learning in Medical Sciences: September 2017, 8 (3); e63886
  • Published Online: September 27, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 10, 2017
  • Accepted: August 28, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijvlms.63886

To Cite: Khaleghkhah A, Najafi H. Ranking the Scientific-Technology Literacy Indexes of Students from the Viwepoint of Faculty Members, Interdiscip J Virtual Learn Med Sci. 2017 ; 8(3):e63886. doi: 10.5812/ijvlms.63886.

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