:: Volume 9, Issue 2 (10-2009) ::
Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2009, 9(2): 167-180 Back to browse issues page
The Concept of Scholarship: Educational Scholarship and Its Application in Iran
Mohammad Jalili , Azim Mirzazadeh, Ali Jaffarian
, mjalili@tums.ac.ir
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One of the notions entered in university fields in the last two decades is the concept of scholarship and especially educational scholarship. Due to the inclusion of this concept in the first article of faculty members' academic promotion bylaw and considering it as a mandatory component for academic promotion, great attention has been paid to this topic. Remarking the background and principles prevailing this almost new perspective, this short communication endeavors for developing a ground for familiarizing the readers with the concept of scholarship, especially educational scholarship, and its manner of evaluation. Moreover, a little note has been made about substructures needed for broadening scholarship activities in the field of education as well as the challenges before that.
Keywords: Scholarship, Education, Concept, Academic promotion, Faculty member.
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Type of Study: Review article |
Received: 2009/09/3 | Accepted: 2011/08/7 | Published: 2009/10/15

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