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International Journal of Advanced Psychiatric Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-1348, E-ISSN: 2664-1356, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.4
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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A

A study to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding autism among primary school teachers in selected schools at Bengaluru

Pavithra J, Gangadhar KR and Devi Nanjappan

Was conducted in partial fulfillment of the degree of master science in nursing at Government College of nursing, Bangalore.
Objectives of the Study
1.To assess the knowledge of primary school teachers regarding autism before and after administering the video assisted teaching program.
2.To evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching program on autism.
3.To find the association between level of knowledge of primary school teachers regarding autism and selected socio-demographic variables.
Method: Pre-experimental design, with convenient sampling method was used. Information was collected from 50 primary school teachers regarding autism using the structured knowledge questionnaire. VATP was implemented and post-test was conducted after 7 days to find the effectiveness.
Result: Regarding effectiveness of STP, the overall mean knowledge score in the pre-test was 38.1% and 79.52% in the post test with enhancement of 41.42% and it was significant at 5% level. Analysis of socio-demographic variables showed significant association between religion, professional qualification, source of information on autism, teaching experience in years with knowledge score at 5% level (p>0.05).
Interpretation and Conclusion: Overall findings showed that pre-test knowledge scores were found to be 38.1% and after STP, knowledge of primary school teachers was enhanced by 41.42% regarding autism. Hence the result has proved that VATP was effective in improving the knowledge of primary school teachers on autism.
Hypotheses
H1: The mean post-test knowledge scores of primary school teachers regarding autism will be significantly higher than their mean pre-test knowledge scores.
H2: There will be a significant association between post-test levels of knowledge of primary school teachers regarding autism and selected demographic variables.
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How to cite this article:
Pavithra J, Gangadhar KR, Devi Nanjappan. A study to evaluate the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding autism among primary school teachers in selected schools at Bengaluru. Int J Adv Psychiatric Nurs 2023;5(1):23-29. DOI: 10.33545/26641348.2023.v5.i1a.108
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