Namrata Devulkar, Sangeetha Moreshwar, Shivaswamy Shivarudrappa
Mrs. Namrata Devulkar1, Mrs. Sangeetha Moreshwar2, Dr. Shivaswamy Shivarudrappa3
1Lecturer, K.L.E. University’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgaum, Karnataka
2Associate Professor, K.L.E. University’s Institute of Nursing Sciences, Belgaum, Karnataka
3Doctor (Professor), Community Medicine J.N. Medical College K.L.E. University’s Belgaum, Karnataka.
Volume - 2,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2014
The study was conducted using pre experimental one group pretest-posttest design. The research variable was knowledge regarding disaster management, while the demographic variables were age, gender, religion, educational status of parents and monthly income of family and source of information.
The study was conducted on 50 NCC students of 8th and 9th standards using Purposive sampling from selected kannada medium high schools of Belgaum. The instruments used for data collection was structured knowledge questionnaire. The data obtained was tabulated and analyzed in terms of objectives of the study using descriptive and inferential statistics.
The findings on assessment of knowledge regarding disaster management showed that the pre-test mean was 24.31, standard deviation 3.18, where as in post-test mean was 36.41, and standard deviation was 2.27.The post-test knowledge score NCC students on disaster management was significantly higher at 0.05 level of significance than the pre-test knowledge score of paired ‘t’ test at 1.96, p<0.05.
There was a significant increase in the knowledge scores of NCC students after administration of the planned teaching programme. Therefore, it was concluded that the planned teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge of NCC students regarding disaster management.
Cite this article:
Namrata Devulkar, Sangeetha Moreshwar, Shivaswamy Shivarudrappa. A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge of Disaster Management among NCC Students in Selected High Schools. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research 2(3): July- Sept. 2014; Page 213-217.