EVALUATING STUDENTS' ENGAGEMENT IN NURSING ADMINISTRATION COURSE

Ibrahim Ibrahim, Wafaa Sleem
2017 Mansoura Nursing Journal  
Recent years policymakers , educators , and researchers are focusing more on student engagement as the key to addressing low achievement, student boredom and alienation, and high dropout. Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to evaluate students' engagement in nursing administration course. Subjects and Methods: A descriptive cross sectional design was utilized to attain the aim of the present study. The subjects of this study was included all students (n=251) who were studied nursing
more » ... inistration course during the first term of academic year 2015/2016 at faculty of nursing, Mansoura university. Data was collected by using students' engagement questionnaire which was consisted of 42 statement categorized into five domains. Results: students' engagement level regarding academic challenge, active and collaborative learning, student -staff interaction, enriching educational experiences and supportive learning environment was unsatisfactory as reported by the studied sample and there was no relation between students' engagement and their demographic characteristics. Recommendations: Advanced teaching methods should be implemented in nursing administration course as problem based learning, Team based learning. Course content should be modified to improve higher thinking skills among students. Teaching staff should provide students feedback frequently.
doi:10.21608/mnj.2017.176437 fatcat:6dgzg6lwxnc73hxfe257jkso4y