International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Comparative Studies | Community Medicine | India | Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020

A Comparative Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching vs. Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Mobile Phone Dependence And Its Harmful Effects On Health among B.Sc. Nursing Students in Selected Nursing Colleges at Udaipur City, Rajasthan

Akshay Kumar Vijayvergiya

Abstract: Background of the Study: Teaching is a distinctively human activity. It is imparting of knowledge and the learning process, the means by which the student assimilates a share of it. Some method like lecture method structured teaching method and plan teaching method are traditionally used method through ages at higher educational stage. But they were mostly teacher-centered and expository method involving one way communication. This modern age is the science and technology has always been instrumental in bringing efficiency and perfection in both process of the human work. Technology- mediated teaching strategies can change dramatically the way teaching and learning occurs challenging the traditional relationship of students to academic institutions. Mankind has made technological advancement over thousands of years from Stone Age technology to the present day with communication technology. One of the important technological advancements in the last three decades was the advent of the mobile phone. Mobile phones have become an important part of peoples lives; probably as important as our body part. Its usage has become an important public health problem as there have been plenty of health hazards, both mental and physical, in people of all age groups. People become restless if they dont have their mobile phones even for a few minutes. People are normally seen using mobile phones while walking, driving etc. Hence the researcher felt the need to conduct study to find out the effectiveness of two teaching strategies which may contribute to enhance knowledge of BSc nursing students regarding mobile phone dependence and its harmful effects on health.

Keywords: Comparative, Assess, Knowledge, Effectiveness, Video assisted teaching, Structured Teaching Program, BSc Nursing students, Mobile Phone dependence

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 6, June 2020,

Pages: 526 - 527

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