The Effect of VAK-Based Guidelines on Satisfaction Rate of Academic Staff at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in Using Scientific Information System of University (SISU)

Document Type : مقالات پژوهشی


Ferdowsi University of Mashhad


Purpose: The purpose of this research was to examine the satisfaction rate of academic staff in using guidelines and an instructional film when storing their research outputs in the organizational repository SISU. Academic staff would have little problems if the system become useable and this issue can be effective in decreasing errors at the moment of storing.
Methodology: This research was an applied evaluative approach “Comparing Prototype Alternatives” method was used in this research. The reseach population was the academic staff of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad among whom 10 members were are selected as sample for this research.
Findings: The satisfaction of academic staff was examined with benefit and efficiency concepts. The result of absolute T statistical test showed that guidelines and the instructional films gained the satisfaction of the academic staff about the benefits and efficiency of these guidelines. Results also showed that criteria such as accessibility of guidelines, clarity and comprehensibility of them, necessary instructions at different point of worksheets about guidelines; and criteria such as high clarity of voice, adding texts to films, and the movement of cursor at important points for instructions film can provide more satisfaction among users in using the


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