Comparative study on effectiveness of lecture using Powerpoint versus lecture cum demonstration on knowledge and skill regarding cranial nerve assessment among B.Sc nursing students

Aparna Pandey, Vijaya Kumar S


Teaching learning process are interdependent on one another for an effective learning to take place an effective teaching is necessary similarly teaching cannot take place without an idea of learning.1 With a focus to identify an effective teaching method comparison between the traditional teaching methods with computer aided learning this study was done. A total of 400 students studying in various nursing colleges formed the sample of this study. The students were divided into the experimental and control group and a self-prepared MCQ along with observation check list was used to assess the knowledge and skills of the nursing students. On analysis both the methods were found to be equally effective in enhancing the knowledge and skills of the students but lecture using PowerPoint was more effective than lecture cum demonstration.


Keywords: Lecture, Demonstration, Power Point, Knowledge, Skill, Cranial nerve assessment.

Full Text:



Shankarnarayan B, Sindhu B. Learning and teaching nursing, brainfill publishers, second edition, page 115-43.

Kaur K, Singh NV, Ghai S, Agnihotri M. A comparative study to assess the effectiveness of Live Demonstration and Video Assisted Teaching on nasogastric tube feeding on the skill development of nursing students. Nurs Midwifery Res J. 2015;11(4):163-74.

Mangal SK, Uma M. Essentials of educational technology, PHI learning private limited, second edition, 2010;239-50.

Basvanthappa BT. Nursing Education, Jaypee Publishers, First edition, p. 277-17.

Neeraja KP. Textbook of nursing education, jaypee brothers medical publisher (P) Ltd, first edition, 2003;53-81.

Bloomfield JG, While AE, Roberts JD. Using computer assisted learning for clinical skills education in nursing: integrative review. J Adv Nurs. 2008;63(3):222-35.

Kothari CR. Research methodology methods and techniques” New Delhi, New age international publishers, 2nd edition; 2004.

Arundhathi S, Padma K, Rani UK, Kezia J. A study to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching programme among 3rd year (n) students regarding Neurological assessment of patients with brain stroke in selected Nursing college’s at Kurnool. Int J Multidiscip Educ Res. 2016;1(4):19-21.

Sanatombi DE. Nursing Students' perception of effective teaching methods in learning pharmacology. Nightingale Nurs Times. 2010;6(4):45-9.

Hilal Z, Kumpernatz AK, Rezniczek GA, Cetin C, Tempfer-Bentz EK, Tempfer CB. A randomized comparison of video demonstration versus hands-on training of medical students for vacuum delivery using objective structured assessment of technical skills. Med. 2017;96(11):e6355.


  • There are currently no refbacks.