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American Journal of Nursing Research. 2020, 8(1), 114-121
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-8-1-12
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Effect of (Mobile Based Learning Program) on Postgraduate Nursing Students’ Satisfaction and Attitudes in Faculty of Nursing Damanhour University

Abeer Abd El Fattah Abou Shosha1, , Hala Eid Mohamed1 and Sally Abd El hamid Fayed1

1Nursing Education Department, Faculty of Nursing, University of Damanhour, Egypt

Pub. Date: December 29, 2019

Cite this paper:
Abeer Abd El Fattah Abou Shosha, Hala Eid Mohamed and Sally Abd El hamid Fayed. Effect of (Mobile Based Learning Program) on Postgraduate Nursing Students’ Satisfaction and Attitudes in Faculty of Nursing Damanhour University. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2020; 8(1):114-121. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-8-1-12

Abstract

Technology is evolving more rapidly than ever. The younger generations, including nursing students, live daily lives equipped with extremely advanced mobile technology, challenging nursing educators to integrate mobile technology in education to increase the level of involvement. Aim of the study: is to determine the effect of Mobile Based Learning Program on postgraduate nursing students’ satisfaction and attitudes in faculty of nursing Damanhour University, Egypt. Method: A quasi -experimental one group pretest-posttest was adopted. The study was conducted at Faculty of Nursing Damanhour University, Egypt. Purposeful sample, all post graduate nursing students (N = 36), registered at three department Administration, Community health nursing & Nursing Education departments. The study was done during the academic year (2018-2019). Two tools were used: Tool I: Students Satisfaction Scale to identify students’ satisfaction level. Tool II: Mobile Learning Attitude Scale (MLAS) to investigate students’ attitudes of mobile learning in their education. Results: The study reveals that postgraduate nursing students, were satisfied and positive attitude after utilizing MBL. A significant positive intermediate correlation was found between different phases of the study, between pre & post satisfaction test, also between pre & post attitude test, and between post satisfaction and attitude test. Conclusion: Post graduate nursing students exhibit more satisfaction and positive attitude after utilizing MBL. Recommendations: More workshops are needed for both teachers & students in utilizing more mobile application to enhance learner motivation in learning.

Keywords:
Mobile based learning mobile technology postgraduate nursing students Younger generation Mobile applications in learning students’ satisfaction &students’ attitude

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