Effects of web-based electrocardiography simulation on strategies and learning styles

Granero-Molina, José, Fernández-Sola, Cayetano, López-Domene, Esperanza, Hernández-Padilla, José Manuel, São Romão-Preto, Leonel and Castro-Sánchez, Adelaida Maria (2015) Effects of web-based electrocardiography simulation on strategies and learning styles. Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP, 49 (4). pp. 645-651. ISSN 0080-220X (doi:10.1590/S0080-623420150000400016)

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Abstract

Objective: To identify the association between the use of web simulation electrocardiography and the learning approaches, strategies and styles of nursing degree students. Method: A descriptive and correlational design with a one-group pretest– posttest measurement was used. The study sample included 246 students in a Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support nursing class of nursing degree. Results: No significant differences between genders were found in any dimension of learning styles and approaches to learning. After the introduction of web simulation electrocardiography, significant differences were found in some item scores of learning styles: theorist (p < 0.040), pragmatic (p < 0.010) and approaches to learning. Conclusion: The use of a web electrocardiogram (ECG) simulation is associated with the development of active and reflexive learning styles, improving motivation and a deep approach in nursing students.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Health and Education > Adult, Child and Midwifery
Item ID: 17493
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Depositing User: Jose Hernandez-Padilla
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2015 09:52
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 10:41
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/17493

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