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American Journal of Nursing Research. 2018, 6(1), 18-23
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-6-1-3
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Exploring Nursing Students Engagement in Their Learning Environment

Amna Abdul Sattar1, , Rubina Kouar2 and Syed Amer Gillani3

1Student of nursing education (Post RN BScN), Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

2Supervisor, Lahore School of Nursing, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

3Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

Pub. Date: January 29, 2018

Cite this paper:
Amna Abdul Sattar, Rubina Kouar and Syed Amer Gillani. Exploring Nursing Students Engagement in Their Learning Environment. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2018; 6(1):18-23. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-6-1-3

Abstract

Student engagement is seen more than to just involve student during organization time its meaning has become more vast than previously assumed. Now, it is viewed by diverse aspects not a one aspect consider enough to define engagement. Student’s emotional, cognitive and behavioral participation in their learning environment is considered as true engagement. It is not also helpful to engage student in course material but also help students to get better outcome. Nursing student engagement is essential in this respect that they have to pay double role. They not only engage in class room but also in clinical setting. In this research Cross-sectional study was done. Student Engagement Questionnaire (SEQ) developed by David Kember and Doris Leuing was used. Sample size of n=135 undergraduate students were taken. Data analyzed by using software SPSS 21. Bench markers of student engagement were analyzed by Pearson correlation and association between students engagements were analyzed by regression analysis. Results shows higher mean score in domain of meaningful process. Component of student engagement critical thinking, creative thinking and computer skills were highest mean score. Student shows the highest perception of work load and stress. There were no significant relationship between student engagement and self-reported cumulative GPA.

Keywords:
student engagement nursing students learning environment learning outcome Student Engagement Questionnaire Student Engagement Process

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