A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding knowledge on impact of excess television viewing among mothers of school age children at Medavakkam rural area, Chennai

Rajathi, K (2018) A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding knowledge on impact of excess television viewing among mothers of school age children at Medavakkam rural area, Chennai. Masters thesis, College of Nursing, Madras Medical College, Chennai.

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Abstract

Television is one of the important media for any age group, especially children, who are easily attracted towards this media. Children love to watching television and movies. But too much of it during the developmental years can have negative impact on them. The growing children age is crucial to the development of child’s body, brain, in respect of educational and psychological development. Their negative influences due to excess television viewing can have lifelong health effects. TITLE: “A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding knowledge on impact of excess television viewing among mothers of school age children at Medavakkam rural area, Chennai” OBJECTIVES: 1. To assess the knowledge of mothers regarding impact of excess television viewing. 2. To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding the impact of excess television viewing among mothers school age children. 3. To find out the association between post-test knowledge of mothers with their selected demographic variables. METHODS AND MATERIALS: This study was conducted with 60 mothers of school age children in quantitative approach, Pre experimental one group pretest posttest design was used.Sample selection was done by convenient sampling technique. Pre-existing knowledge was assessed by using semi Structured questionnaires. After the pre-test, Structured teaching programme was given regarding the impact of excess television viewing. After 7 days post-test was conducted by using same tool. RESULTS: The result shows in post test after having structured teaching programme, mothers were gained 42.06% more knowledge score than pretest score and the mean difference was 12.62 by using students Paired t-test and Generalised Mcnemar’s. It is statistically significant. CONCLUSION: Hence, the structured teaching programme was instructionally effective, appropriate and feasible. It would help the mothers to reduce excess television viewing among their children and prevent negative impacts due to excess television viewing.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.301616257
Uncontrolled Keywords: structured teaching programme, knowledge, impact of excess television viewing, mothers, school age children.
Subjects: NURSING > Paediatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2019 18:23
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2019 02:40
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/11617

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