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Abbaspour S, Abbasi Esfjir A A, Rahmani Firoozjah A. Meta-Analysis of Studies Conducted about Dormitory Life in Iran. Iranian Journal of Educational Sociology. 2021; 4 (3)
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1- PhD Student, Department of Sociology, Babol Branch of Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran.
2- Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran (Corresponding Author).
3- Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran.
Abstract:   (1937 Views)
Purpose: A dormitory life faces many challenges and relatively much research has been done about it, so the purpose of this study was meta-analysis of studies conducted about dormitory life in Iran.
Methodology: The present study was an application from type of meta-analysis. The research population was the studies and researches conducted about dormitory life in scientific information databases between 2004-19 years, which number of 20 researches based on the inclusion criteria were selected as a sample by purposive sampling method. Data were collected by note taking method and analyzed by methods of reverse questionnaire and frequency and frequency percentage in SPSS software version 23.
Findings: All 20 researches were reviewed based on study method, type of study, tools and techniques of data collection, sampling method and level of data analysis. According to the findings, the problems of dormitory life respectively were included of homesickness feeling, economic problems, lack of sports facilities, poor food, lack of extracurricular activities, lack of study space, lack of health facilities, lack of recreational and welfare facilities, lack of recreational, scientific and research camp, lack of counselors and guides, lack of individual and group skills training workshops, lack of planning for student holidays, dormitory rules, student congestion in rooms and public space, dormitory officials, lack of room space, lack of programs to divide students in the room, incompatibility some students, lack of religious group activities and unfamiliar dormitory supervisors with the students' morale. Also, solutions to reduce the problems of dormitory life respectively were included of increasing counseling workshops, increasing sports facilities, increasing the quality of nutrition, holding classes and increasing the level of knowledge of managers, increasing the quality of health and care, the presence of counselors in dormitories, increasing discourse with focus of interactions, increasing study hall, holding recreational, scientific and research camp, increasing students' awareness of social harms, teaching strategies to reduce stress and anxiety and holding extracurricular classes.
Conclusion: Considering the problems of dormitory life and solutions to reduce them, by improving the dormitory conditions it is possible provided the background to reducing tensions and improving quality of dormitory life.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/06/2 | Accepted: 2020/10/31 | Published: 2021/09/23

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