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Attitude and effectiveness of the use of technology-based learning among IIUM nursing students

Cho Cho Zaw, Cho Cho Zaw and Md Khair2, Nur Sera Azwa Binti (2019) Attitude and effectiveness of the use of technology-based learning among IIUM nursing students. In: 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities andTechnology (3rd ICSHT 2019), 26th-27th January 2019, Penang.

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Introduction: The changes of the education system that is taking place in Malaysia is driven by the advanced technology and communication devices that is available to students wherever they are either at campus or home. Hence, the implementation of technology-based learning (TBL) in institutions in Malaysia must be effectively delivered to students. The purpose of this study was to explore the attitude and effectiveness of using TBL among IIUM nursing students. Method/Materials: A quantitative, cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted among 307 IIUM nursing students. A well-structured questionnaire was developed to collect data. Statistical analysis of the data was carried out using SPSS and association between variables was analyzed using Chi-Square test. Result: Majority of the respondents (82.6%) have their own smartphone and laptop. There were 221 (80.1%) respondents almost always get access to a computer and among them, 219 (79.3%) almost always used it in learning. Relatively, there were 96% of the respondents showed positive attitudes toward the use of TBL. 87% of the respondents agreed that TBL is effective in their learning achievement. There is relationship between the attitude toward the use of technology and the effectiveness in learning among IIUM nursing students with p-value = 0.007. Conclusion: Technology indeed provides them a very good channel and platform in facilitating them searching information and getting knowledge. Future research is recommended to conduct a survey among the administrators, lecturers, and other related personnel.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 70449/7427
Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology-Based Learning, Usage, Attitude, Effectiveness, Nursing Students
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Professional Nursing Studies
Depositing User: Cho Cho Zaw raheema -
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2019 09:57
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2019 15:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/70449

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