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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 7, Part E (2018)

A study to assess the effectiveness of computer assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding adverse effects of electronic gadgets among adolescents in E.S. College of nursing, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu

Author(s)
Karthi R, Porselvi M, Menaga Gandhi B, Tamilvanan K and Thiruvengadam P
Abstract
Background: Electronic devices are an integral part of adolescence's lives in the twenty-first century. The world of electronic devices, however, is changing dramatically. Television, which dominated the media world through the mid-1990s, now competes in an arena crowded with cell phones, computers, iPods, video games, instant messaging, interactive multiplayer video games, virtual reality sites, Web social networks, and e-mail. Adolescents, in particular, spend a significant amount of time viewing and interacting with electronic devices in the form of TV, video games, music, and the Internet. Considering all of these sources together, adolescence spend more than 6 hours per day using media.1Objectives: To assess the level of knowledge on adverse effect of electrical gadgets among adolescents before and after the administration of computer assisted teaching program. 2. To assess the effectiveness of computer assisted teaching program regarding knowledge on adverse effect of electrical gadgets among adolescents. 3. To find out the association between pre-test level of knowledge score on adverse effect of electrical gadgets among adolescents with their selected demographic variables. Methods: A pre- experimental research design with one group pre-test post-test design, 50 adolescents were selected. Results: The study concluded that that the computer assisted teaching program regarding knowledge on adverse effects of electronic gadgets among adolescents was effective in improving the knowledge level.
Pages: 290-292  |  163 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Karthi R, Porselvi M, Menaga Gandhi B, Tamilvanan K and Thiruvengadam P. A study to assess the effectiveness of computer assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding adverse effects of electronic gadgets among adolescents in E.S. College of nursing, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu. 2018; 4(7): 290-292.
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