Knowledge and attitude about internet resources among physiotherapy students in Mangaluru

K. Vijay Kumar, Shreekanth D. Karnad

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Abstract

In recent years, the World Wide Web usage has become the important source of information among professionals, nonprofessionals and being used to deliver educational materials to students, importantly in medical schools. This survey which used a self-administered close ended questionnaire was aimed at observing the level of knowledge and attitude towards the use of internet resources among physiotherapy students of Mangalore. The present study revealed, even though 83.8% of students are regular users and 53.8% of students had knowledge of the educational related sources, only 19.7 % of students used internet for educational purposes. Present survey also showed that post graduate students had comparatively good knowledge of source than undergraduates (p.000). Although the knowledge of the source is good its academic application was limited compared to general purpose especially in undergraduate students. Having greater percentage of positive attitude of students towards internet usage for teaching purpose, use of the same as supplement is encouraged.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-119
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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