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Moumivand R, GHorbani M, Momeni Rad A, Rahmati Najarkolaei F, Rasouli B. Therapeutic Effect of Multimedia Education on Self-Efficacy and Academic Burnout of Children with Educable Mental Retardation. hrjbaq. 2018; 3 (1) :1-7
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Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , (fatemeh_rahmaty@yahoo.com)
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Introduction: Promoting psycologic health of the schools is one of the most important aspects of human resources improvement, and so in past decades, the health organizations were paid more attraction to it. The aim of the current study was to investigating the effectiveness of self-made multimedia on self efficacy and academic burnout in educable students with mental disabilities.

Materials and Methods:This quasi-experimental study conducted with pre-post test plan with the control group. The population of the study was consisted of the whole mentally retarded male students in high schools in Alborz state during 2014-2015 academic year. Overally; 40 subject have been selected by total number sampling and were assigned into the control and experimental groups (n=20). Experimental subjects were under education by vali multimedia tool during one academic course. Academic burnout and academic self-efficacy questionnaire used to gathering data and finally these data were analyzed using one way analysis of covariance.  

Results: Our data were showed that the effect of the group on emotional subscales, pessimism, ineffectiveness and academic self-efficacy were significant (P=0.01). This means that the intervention used in the present study was statistically influential on these variables.  
Conclusions: Multimedia education positively affects on academic burnout and self-efficacy. It increases academic self-esteem and reduces academic burnout. Therefore, this method of education can be used; along with other educational interventions; to improve the performance of students with mentally impaired students.

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Received: 2016/11/2 | Revised: 2018/11/7 | Accepted: 2017/01/16 | ePublished ahead of print: 2018/01/6 | Published: 2018/01/6

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