International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part A (2019)

Challenges to use of case studies in radiological safety and security education

Author(s): Fatmah Almoayad, Lamiaa Fiala and Mostafa Kofi
Abstract: Introduction: There are scarce research publications on education methods. Also, there is reluctance to participate into research involving nuclear security education. There has been many calls for case studies and needs for a catalogue of case studies among educators especially from developing countries. This study aim was to expand research and publications in radiological and Nuclear Security education also, make a wider use of Case studies in radiological safety and Nuclear Security education. Identify factors affecting research and publication in Nuclear Security education and also, factors hindering use of and developing case studies in radiological safety and Nuclear Security education.
Methods: A self-filled questionnaire by 52 educators of radiological physics and safety and Nuclear Security education from different nationalities, who are members of Int'l Nuclear Security Education Network (INSEN) which is affiliated to the IAEA.
Results: 80% of participants were from academic education institutions and 20% from training and policy institutes
96% of participants are interested in research on Nuclear Security education/training
88% are willing to participate into research on Nuclear Security education/training.
80% indicate a need for a workshop on research methods in Nuclear Security education/training
92% are interested in Case studies in Nuclear Security Education/training.
88% are willing to participate in Workshops on developing and using case studies in Nuclear Security education/training.
Conclusion: There is a need to foster research in Nuclear Security education; also, there is need for workshops on research methods in Nuclear Security education. There is a need for Case studies in Nuclear Security education and Workshops on fostering use of Case studies in Nuclear Security education are a high demand commodity.
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How to cite this article:
Fatmah Almoayad, Lamiaa Fiala and Mostafa Kofi. Challenges to use of case studies in radiological safety and security education. International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine. 2019; 2(3): 03-06. DOI: 10.33545/comed.2019.v2.i3a.74