Гинекология и акушерство

Гинекология и акушерство
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ISSN: 2161-0932


Nursing Students Readiness for e-Learning Experience

Wafaa Gameel Mohamed Ali

This study aimed to assess readiness of nursing students for e- learning in El Dawadmee Applied Medical Science, Shaqraa University.

Methodology: Cross sectional, descriptive research design was used to investigate readiness of nursing students for e-Learning among a purposive sample of 113 female nursing students. Tool; the data were collected by using two tools. The first was concerned with collecting data related to sample characteristics; the second was a self-administered questionnaire, concerned with assessing the students’ readiness for the e-Learning.

Results: The study found that the majority of nursing students revealed total high score level of e-Learning readiness. Watching through each subscale, the average score was high, especially; Technology Acceptance’s average score was the highest. The Motivation average score was the lowest. Further, the study found that nursing students of different academic level (3rd to 8th level) showed statistically indifferent average score of e-Learning readiness while, those with different preference to study through e-learning, showed statistically different average score of e-Learning readiness.

Recommendation and implications: The findings show that applicant nursing students are ready for e- Learning. The implementation of new technologies with instruction should be made. The e-Learning is a tool that can be used in undergraduate nursing education. Therefore, the University should develop e-Learning as a medium to enhance learning for students as they are ready to learn on their own, whether what year they are at or what age they are. There are no barriers to learning through e-Learning anymore.