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In developed countries, universities have started e-learning. This phenomenon is a new issue in Iran. This research aimed to investigate studentsâ€™ and faculty membersâ€™ attitude towards electronic learning in Birjand University of Medical Sciences. This is a descriptive-surveying study. Research population includes students and faculty members of Birjand University of Medical Sciences. Data were collected from 313 students and 86 faculty member through a researcher-made questionnaire. Reliability of this questionnaire was obtained 0.91 using alpha Cronbach coefficient. Field study was used to collect the data and the collected data were analysed by SPSS software. Both students and faculty members showed positive attitude towards e-learning. However, faculty members showed more positive view about e-learning (p < 0.000). Our findings showed that there is a significant difference among studentsâ€™ attitudes in different schools about e-learning (p < 0.000). Academic managers should provide requirements to develop e-learning in Iranian universities.
Keywords: E-learning, student, faculty members, attitude.
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