A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers in selected schools at Coimbatore

Nandhini, S (2018) A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers in selected schools at Coimbatore. Masters thesis, Texcity College of Nursing, Coimbatore.

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Abstract

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM: A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers in selected schools at Coimbatore. OBJECTIVES: 1.To assess the level of knowledge regarding behavioral problems of school children among primary school teachers. 2. To deliver a structured teaching program on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers. 3. To evaluate the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers. 4. To find out the association between the knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers with selected demographic variables. HYPOTHESES: H1: There will be a significant difference between pretest and post-test knowledge scores on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers in selected schools. H2: There will be a significant association between post-test knowledge scores and selected demographic variables. METHODOLOGY: Setting of the Study: The study was conducted in Mews Matriculation School located at Podanur, Coimbatore and which have a total strength of 469 students in primary classes and 45 teachers. Population: The accessible population includes the primary school teachers at selected schools in Coimbatore. SAMPLES AND SAMPLE SIZE: The sample size included in the study consists of 40 primary school teachers. CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF SAMPLES: Inclusion Criteria: Both male and female teachers, Teachers who are willing to participate in this study. Exclusion Criteria: Teachers who have attended previous behavioral classes, The teachers who are not available at the time of data collection. Sampling Technique: The samples were selected by using Purposive Sampling Technique; it is a type of probability sampling method. RESULTS: This is a pre-experimental study indented to evaluat e the effectiveness of structured teaching programme regarding behavioral problems among primary school teachers at selected schools in Coimbatore. The results of the study are discussed according to the objectives. The First Objective of the Study to assess the level of knowledge regarding behavioral problems of children among primary school teachers. Structured questionnaire was used to assess the pretest score of knowledge regarding behavioral problems among primary school teachers. During the pre-test 3 (7.5%) teachers showed inadequate knowledge, most of the teachers 35 (87.5%) demonstrated moderately adequate knowledge and 2 (5%) adequate knowledge regarding behavioral problems. CONCLUSION: The calculated “t” value of knowledge score was 14.02 at 29 degrees of freedom at 0.05 levels of significance which indicates the structured teaching programme was effective in improving the knowledge regarding behavioral problems. There was a significant association between post-test knowledge with age, previously identified children with behavioral problems. There was no significant association between post-test knowledge with age, sex, qualification year of experience, qualification year of experience.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Reg.No.301632952
Uncontrolled Keywords: structured teaching programme, knowledge, behavioral problems, children, primary school teachers, selected schools, Coimbatore.
Subjects: NURSING > Psychiatric Nursing
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2019 03:30
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2019 03:30
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/11664

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