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Original Article

Satisfaction Level among the Nursing Students with Web-based Learning amid COVID-19 Lockdown in India: A Cross-sectional Survey

Sushma Kumari Saini, Nitasha Sharma, Karobi Das

Citation Information : Saini SK, Sharma N, Das K. Satisfaction Level among the Nursing Students with Web-based Learning amid COVID-19 Lockdown in India: A Cross-sectional Survey. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2021; 55 (2):64-69.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1438

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Background: Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has pushed the traditional practice of classroom teaching to technology-based online classes. Objective: To assess the satisfaction level among the nursing students with web-based learning at a prestigious nursing institution affiliated to a tertiary care center of India. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional study design was employed. A standardized questionnaire on Satisfaction of Online Learning Instrument was sent to 521 undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students through various WhatsApp groups; of which, 310 students responded. Results: 98.7% of the study participants were females. The majority of the students were undergoing Bachelor in Nursing course. The highest percent scores (68%) regarding satisfaction were obtained on the domain “effectiveness of feedback” followed by the domain “Dialogue between teachers and students”. Conclusion: The majority of the students felt dissatisfied with online learning. However, online teaching served as a boon in this time of the pandemic.

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