Effectiveness of game based learning on knowledge of health promotion among primary school chil– a quasi experimental study

Nayak, Akshatha and Pai, Mamatha Shivananda and Satish, Yashoda (2015) Effectiveness of game based learning on knowledge of health promotion among primary school chil– a quasi experimental study. International Journal of Current Research, 7 (9). pp. 20658-20661. ISSN 0975-833X

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Abstract

A study was conducted to find the effectiveness of game based learning on knowledge of health promotion among primary school children of selected rural schools of Udupi Taluk Karnataka”. Objectives of the study were to find the effectiveness of game based learning on knowledge of health promotion, and also to find the association between knowledge on health promotion and the selected variables. Demographic proforma and structured knowledge questionnaire on health promotion were administered eighty primary school children selected using proportionate sampling technique. The findings of the study showed that majority 36(45.0%) children belonged to the age group of 10 years, 48(60%) were boys and 41(51.25%) children were in fifth standard. The mean post-test knowledge score in each area of knowledge in the experimental group was higher than the control group. Game based learning was an effective method increase the knowledge level of the higher primary school children. (t=13.77, p=0.001).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health Promotion ; Rural School; Knowledge; Primary School Children.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Child Health
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2015 16:25
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2015 16:25
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144919

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