Research Article: A Study to Assess the Perception of Conventional Class Teaching Versus Online Class Teaching Among Nursing Students in Selected Colleges, Lucknow


Young Nurses Journal of Research. November 2021, 1(2), 21-25

Jijy p Jacob1Bhupendra Verma2 Ekta Pandey2 Farida Rehman2 Manju Pal2 Niharika2 Pinki Soni2 Pooja Chauhan2 Priyanka2

1Associate Professor, St. Mary’s College of Nursing-Lucknow, 2Bsc Nursing Interns,St. Mary’s College of Nursing-Lucknow

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Background of the Study:   In the last decade online teaching and learning have become a major part of formal and informal education. Despite the current expansion of online teaching and learning settings, the most common use of online teaching and learning still appears to be the same: putting a specific content of face-to-face teaching on the web using a learning management system.[4] Compared with traditional class room lectures, faculty has less control over online teaching, and students are more likely to skip the class. Therefore, the progress of online teaching and its learning effectiveness largely depend on students' high level active learning outside of classroom. The students have difficulties due to the lack of a good learning attitude. Students often have problems such as lack of self - discipline, suitable learning materials or good learning environments when they are self-isolated at home. [4] As per the above affirm mentioned reasons, the researchers felt that it is important to analyse the effectiveness of the perception towards conventional class teaching and online class teaching. Aim of this study is to find out comparison between perception of conventional class teaching versus online class teaching.   

Materials & Methods:  A descriptive survey research method was used. 100 students who fulfilled the inclusion criteria like BSc Nursing first year to third year students who attended the online class and class room teaching regularly for a minimum period of 3 months or more were selected by using convenience sampling technique. Semi structured questionnaire was used for the collection of data from the samples through an online survey. Inferential and descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data.

Results:  The mean value (77.73) and standard deviation (14.26) of online class teaching is higher than mean value (77.13) and standard deviation (13.01) of conventional class teaching. The t- test value is (1.88) shows highly significant at (0.05) level of confidence. So online class teaching is more effective than the conventional class teaching.  

Conclusion: From the present study it can be concluded that the flexible study hours and the environment as well as the decreased study pressure may be reasons for the online classes to be more effective than conventional class teaching.

Keywords: Conventional Teaching, Nursing Students, Online Teaching, Perception

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