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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(11), 1036-1043
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Effect of Blended Learning on Newly Nursing Student's Outcomes Regarding New Trends in Nursing Subject at Ain Shams University

Fathia Ahmed Mersal1, and Nahed Ahmed Mersal2

1Assisst. Prof. of Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University

2Assisst. Prof. of Medical Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Ain Shams University

Pub. Date: November 03, 2014

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Fathia Ahmed Mersal and Nahed Ahmed Mersal. Effect of Blended Learning on Newly Nursing Student's Outcomes Regarding New Trends in Nursing Subject at Ain Shams University. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(11):1036-1043. doi: 10.12691/education-2-11-6


Blended learning refers to a method of instruction that utilizes two or more complementary approaches to teach the same material. By combining classroom lectures, activities, discussions, and/or web-based modules. Aim: Examine the effect of blended learning on newly nursing student's outcomes regarding new trends in nursing subject at Ain Shams University. Hypothesis: The Students who will be exposed to blended learning (Study group) will have improved Outcomes compared to the Students in the control group who will be exposed to lecture regarding new trends in nursing subject. Design: A quasi experimental study design was utilized to accomplish the aim of this study. Setting: Faculty of Nursing Ain Shams University Cairo Egypt. Sample: Two purposive samples of all available first year students' from the previously mentioned study setting in 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 academic years as control group and study group respectively. Students were included in this study were from both gender, and willing to participate in the study. Tools for data collection: A self-administered structured questionnaire to assess demographic characteristics and learning needs, student's satisfaction questionnaire sheet, student's academic achievement sheet. Results: There was improvement regarding satisfactory level of achievement and decrease in the percent of poor and very poor of blended learning group with no statistical difference between two groups. There was improvement in student's satisfaction of blended learning group regarding the course and teaching method with highly statistical significant difference between two groups. Conclusions: blended learning improved newly nursing student's Outcomes both academic achievement and student's satisfaction than lecture regarding new trends in nursing subject at Ain Shams University. Recommendations: blended learning can be used to facilitate nursing education, more researches done to determine durability rate of the information of this methods.

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