A Descriptive Study to Assess the Attitude and Effect of Social Media On Academic Performance of Nursing Students of Chhattisgarh

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  • Tripti Sahu Associate Professor, Medical Education, Govt. College of Nursing, Rajnandgaon, Ph.D. Scholar Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University, Rajasthan, India

Keywords:

Social media (SM), Academic performance

Abstract

The human beings are born social. Interacting with friends and family is a basic need of human for centuries. In recent decades with the development of information technology the way of interpersonal communication has drastically changed especially due to rapid proliferation of internet - based social media. The present study was undertaken to assess the attitude and effect of social media on academic performance of nursing students of Chhattisgarh. Methods: Descriptive study was done and simple random sampling method was used to select 400 B.Sc. nursing students from different college. Self-structured 3-point Likert scale, was used to assess the attitude of Nursing students towards social media and effect of social media on academic performance of Nursing students. Data Analysis: Statistical analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistical method. Result: The study findings revealed that, the majority197 (49.25%) students have a positive attitude toward social media. Regarding impact of social media on academic performance of nursing students Maximum (51.57 %) nursing students said social media had a positive impact on their academic performance. Conclusion: The researchers concluded that maximum Nursing students reported social media had positive impact on their academic performance if they use it in a responsible manner.

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Published

08-06-2022

How to Cite

[1]
T. Sahu, “A Descriptive Study to Assess the Attitude and Effect of Social Media On Academic Performance of Nursing Students of Chhattisgarh”, IJRAMT, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 17–19, Jun. 2022.

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