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Table 3 Learners’ codes and expert panel’s new codes

From: Exploring the features of mobile phone application of anatomy in basic medical sciences: a qualitative study

Learners’ codes New codes added and codes confirmed
by the expert panel
Being three-dimensional (3D)
Containing real and appropriate images
Having sufficient and appropriate graphics
Having an appropriate visual design
Having animation
“...using sample image of cadaver”.
Having educational clip Confirmed
Being based on credible sources
Compatibility with accredited curricula and syllabi
“....being based on a specified building blocks of anatomy”
Offering important points such as diseases and their complications
Containing features and details
Being classified based on regions and systems
Showing functions
“....moving from surface to depth” and “displaying adjacencies”
Not having disturbing sound
Having a loud enough sound.
Offering the pronunciations of words
Confirmed
Having a low price
Having a reasonable price
Confirmed
Having a reasonable file size
Not being time-consuming
Being easy to work with
Not having unnecessary content
Providing written explanation
“…. having labeling option”
“…. having language option”
“not looking cluttered”
Having a note-taking feature
Allowing to save certain items
Confirmed
Containing tests
Having tests for different levels
Confirmed
Having a zoom option
Separating important parts
Having a search option
Confirmed
Supporting the user in understanding the course content
No support is required
Confirmed