Yıl 2019, Cilt 18 , Sayı 55, Sayfalar 41 - 49 2019-08-31

Developed Mobile Applications for Anatomy Education
Anatomi Eğitimi İçin Geliştirilmiş Mobil Uygulamalar

İsmet Demirtaş [1] , Taner Onay [2] , Ferhat Günerigök [3]


Background: The purpose of the study is to evaluate quantitatively mobile anatomy applications that compatible the iOS and Android operating system in App Store and Google Android application stores.

Methods: In this research, the applications containing information about human anatomy were analyzed by using the combinations of the words ''Anatomy'', ''Anatomi'', ''İnsan'' and ''Human''. As research areas, App Store and Google Play application stores, including the online iOS and Android operating systems, were used. Data were collected between June 13 and August 13, 2018. The data collection form was developed by the researchers.

Results: A total of 298 anatomy applications were detected using the search algorithm. 19,4% (58) of the applications were found in the iOS mobile operating system, while 80,6% (240) were found in the Android mobile operating system. It was found that 9,3% (28) of the applications supported more than one language, 3,7% (11) had Turkish language support, 28,8% (86) had quiz feature and 37,6% (112) available for purchase.

Conclusions: This study is notable for the fact that applications related to macroscopic anatomy are the first analysis performed on both Android and iOS. It is seen that some of the downloading rates are more popular. It is suggested that such applications be examined and recommended to students for use in anatomy course programs and integrated into educational processes.

Amaç: Anatomi eğitimini desteklemek için tablet ve akıllı telefonları kapsayan mobil cihazların potansiyel kullanımlarını tanımak ve mobil öğrenmeyi anatomi alanında teşvik etmektir.

Gereç ve Yöntem: Araştırma ''Anatomy'', ''Anatomi'', ''İnsan'' ve ''Human'' ana kelimelerinin kombinasyonları kullanılarak, insan anatomisi hakkında bilgi içeren aplikasyonlar 13 Haziran-13 Ağustos 2018 tarihleri arasında gerçekleştirildi. Araştırma alanları olarak çevrimiçi iOS ve Android işletim sisteminin dahil olduğu App Store ve Google Play uygulama mağazaları (Application Stores) kullanıldı. Veri toplama formu araştırmacı tarafından geliştirildi.

Bulgular: Arama algoritması kullanılarak toplam 298 anatomi uygulaması tespit edildi. Uygulamaların %19.4’ü (58) iOS mobil işletim sisteminde bulunurken, %80.6’sı (240) ise Android mobil işletim sisteminde bulundu. Uygulamaların %9.3’ünün (28) birden fazla dili desteklediği, %3.7’sinde (11) Türkçe dil desteğinin bulunduğu, %28,8’unda (86) quiz özelliğinin mevcut olduğu ve %37.6’sinin (112) ücretli olduğu tespit edildi.

Sonuç: Bu analizin, anatomistlerin ve sağlık profesyonellerinin temel uygulamaları tanımlamasına, işlevsellik kazandırmasına ve gelecekteki mobil uygulamaların geliştirilmesine ve entegrasyonuna rehberlik etmesine yardımcı olabileceği düşünülmektedir.

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Orcid: 0000-0001-5789-6985
Yazar: İsmet Demirtaş (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: İstinye Üniversitesi
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Taner Onay
Kurum: İstinye Üniversitesi
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Ferhat Günerigök
Kurum: İstinye Üniversitesi
Ülke: Turkey


Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 31 Ağustos 2019

Vancouver Demirtaş İ , Onay T , Günerigök F . Anatomi Eğitimi İçin Geliştirilmiş Mobil Uygulamalar. Tıp Eğitimi Dünyası. 2019; 49-41.