Effect of Blended Learning on Academic Achievements and Attitude of Nursing Students: A Systematic Review

Authors

  • Kanika1 , Harmeet Kaur2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10389

Keywords:

Blended learning, nursing students, learning outcomes, attitude

Abstract

Introduction: Technological advances have revolutionized teaching and learning processes. With the

emergence of technologies and need for cost-effective teaching methods have led to the molding of teaching

learning practices.Considering these constant and rapid changes, it is crucial that learners in health care area

should be taught with latest knowledge and keep pace with up to date information.

Method: The study design was systematic review and it includes studies from databases of PUBMED,

MEDLINE, Cochrane library, SCOPUS, Science direct, and Google scholar (2008-2019). The included

studies were focusing on the effectiveness of blended learning on nursing students’ knowledge, skills and

attitude and the studies that discussed about other methods of teaching and conducted on other specialty

students were excluded.

Result: The data was grouped and analyzed in terms of meta-analysis. Total 21 relevant articles were

undertaken. Abstracted information is related to study design, population characteristics, intervention and

outcomes.

Conclusion: Blended learning as a teaching method is effective in improving the learning outcomes in

terms of academic achievements and performance of nursing students regarding various topics/ procedures.

Students also possess favorable attitude towards blended learning. Several studies came out with the

conclusions that blended learning is beneficial in improving the learning outcomes.

Author Biography

Kanika1 , Harmeet Kaur2

1 Ph.D. Scholar and Professor, Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Chitkara University, Punjab, Maharishi

Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar (deemed to be University), Mullana, Ambala,

Haryana, India, 2Professor-cum-Principal, Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Chitkara University, Punjab

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Kanika1 , Harmeet Kaur2. (2020). Effect of Blended Learning on Academic Achievements and Attitude of Nursing Students: A Systematic Review. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 383-387. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10389