Knowledge and Attitude about Internet Resources among Physiotherapy students in Mangaluru

Kumar, Vijay and Karnad, Shreekanth D. (2018) Knowledge and Attitude about Internet Resources among Physiotherapy students in Mangaluru. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 9 (2). pp. 116-119. ISSN 0976-0245

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Abstract

In recent years, the World Wide Web usage has become the important source of information among professionals, nonprofessionals and being used to deliver educational materials to students, importantly in medical schools. This survey which used a self-administered close ended questionnaire was aimed at observing the level of knowledge and attitude towards the use of internet resources among physiotherapy students of Mangalore. The present study revealed, even though 83.8% of students are regular users and 53.8% of students had knowledge of the educational related sources, only 19.7 % of students used internet for educational purposes. Present survey also showed that post graduate students had comparatively good knowledge of source than undergraduates (p .000). Although the knowledge of the source is good its academic application was limited compared to general purpose especially in undergraduate students. Having greater percentage of positive attitude of students towards internet usage for teaching purpose, use of the same as supplement is encouraged.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet, Physiotherapy, Attitude, Knowledge
Subjects: Allied Health > Mangalore Campus > Physiotherapy
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 17 May 2018 07:18
Last Modified: 17 May 2018 07:18
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/150961

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