Author(s): M. Baskaran, Usha Sekar, N. Kokilavani


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Address: Mr. M. Baskaran1, Dr. Usha Sekar2, Dr. N. Kokilavani3
1PhD Scholar, Assistant Professor, Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing Specialty, PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
2Associate Professor, Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, and College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu
3Principal, Adhiparasakthi College of Nursing, Melmaruvathur – 603 319, Kancheepuram District
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 2,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2014

Mind map is a powerful tool that teachers can use to enhance learning and create a foundation for learning. It is helpful for visual learners as they are illustrative tools that assist with managing thought, directing learning, and making connections. Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of Mind Map on enhancing the academic self efficacy among nursing students. Design: Quasi experimental design. Setting: The study was conducted in PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore. Participants: 91 BSc (N) III Year students Intervention: The Mind map was conducted in 5 sessions. Each session was conducted for one hour. Each session is activity based and participatory in nature. The major techniques that were used to impart information were small group activities, and lectures followed by discussion. Measurements and tools: The level of knowledge was assessed by The Academic Development Self-Efficacy Inventory (Yuen et al., (2007). Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. Findings: The findings of the study revealed that Mind map on improved the academic self efficacy among B. Sc (N) III Year students. The improved mean value for academic self efficacy was 7.65 with‘t’ value of 16.65 which showed high statistical significance at p<0.001 level. Conclusion: The study concluded that there was a significant improvement of Academic Development Self-Efficacy among students in posttest after administration of Mind Map. Implications: The mental health nurse should attempt to educate the students regarding the Mind Map. It will promote the nursing students to get good marks in their exams.

Cite this article:
M. Baskaran, Usha Sekar, N. Kokilavani. Effectiveness of Mind Map on Enhancing the Academic Self Efficacy among B.Sc (Nursing) III year Students in PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 2(3): July-Sept.,2014; Page 162-165.

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