Students’ Satisfaction from Using Concept Map in Teaching Antenatal Unit

Attya, Amira ; Mossa Soliman, Sahar ; Safaa Abd-El Raouf Hashim, 


Abstract


Most of the recent studies in nursing education have been focused on outcomes of learning. Using traditional method in studying nursing materials, which emphasizes on cognitive acquisitions, may encourage students to adopt root (memorized) learning rather than meaningful or deep learning approaches. This study was aiming to assess the effect of using of concept map on the nursing students’ achievement. It was conducted on 259 students studying obstetric & gynecology nursing course in the 2014-2015 academic year were recruited in the study. Data were collected through questionnaire sheet, and students’ opinionnaire sheet. The result of this study revealed that there is statistically significant difference was found between both groups regarding students’ achievement in the midterm & final exam.. Results provided empirical support for the use of concept mapping as a meta cognitive intervention to increase students’ meaningful learning and academic achievement .The results of concept mapping as a study tool significantly improves third year nursing students’ achievement in antenatal units than traditional method. Based on the finding the following is recommended: Organize workshops and seminars for nursing students to update their knowledge on the use of the concept mapping strategy as a study tool and to save more time for practice. Include concept maps and concept mapping activities in the textbooks


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Keywords Concept Map – Antenatal Unit- students’ satisfaction
Issue Date 6-Jan-2016
Publisher المجلة المصرية للرعاية الصحية
Journal Egyptian journal of health care 
Series/Report no. 1;2
URI http://research.asu.edu.eg/handle/123456789/2073


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