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Assessment tool for nursing student computer competencies

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dc.contributor Wichita State University. School of Nursing en_US
dc.contributor.author Elder, Betty L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Koehn, Mary L. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-28T20:29:02Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-28T20:29:02Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05 en_US
dc.identifier 19606656 en_US
dc.identifier 101140025 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Nursing education perspectives. 2009 May-Jun; 30(3): 148-52. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1536-5026 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://search.proquest.com/docview/236648439?accountid=15042 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/4543
dc.description The full text of this article is not available in SOAR. WSU users can access the article via commercial databases licensed by University Libraries: http://libcat.wichita.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1332112. The URL of this article is: http://search.proquest.com/docview/236648439?accountid=15042. en_US
dc.description.abstract Computer skills have been established as important for nursing students and for graduate nurses. No current research was found on the best method to evaluate the skills of incoming nursing students. The purpose of this descriptive, correlational study was to compare student ratings of their computer competency to their performance of those skills on a computer-graded assessment. A convenience sample of 87 nursing students was used. There was a low, but significant correlation between the scores on the survey and the assessment. The results suggest that students rate themselves higher on their skills than their actual performance of computer skills. Implications for educators are presented, and the value of using a computer-graded assessment is discussed. en_US
dc.format.extent 148-52 en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher National League for Nursing en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Nursing Education Perspectives en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Nurs Educ Perspect en_US
dc.source NLM en_US
dc.subject.mesh Adult en_US
dc.subject.mesh Attitude of Health Personnel en_US
dc.subject.mesh Computer Literacy en_US
dc.subject.mesh Computer User Training/methods en_US
dc.subject.mesh Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate/methods en_US
dc.subject.mesh Education, Professional, Retraining en_US
dc.subject.mesh Educational Measurement/methods en_US
dc.subject.mesh Female en_US
dc.subject.mesh Humans en_US
dc.subject.mesh Internet en_US
dc.subject.mesh Male en_US
dc.subject.mesh Midwestern United States en_US
dc.subject.mesh Needs Assessment en_US
dc.subject.mesh Nursing Education Research en_US
dc.subject.mesh Nursing Informatics/education en_US
dc.subject.mesh Professional Competence en_US
dc.subject.mesh Questionnaires en_US
dc.subject.mesh Self Efficacy en_US
dc.subject.mesh Students, Nursing/psychology en_US
dc.subject.mesh Word Processing/education en_US
dc.subject.mesh Students, Nursing/statistics & numerical data en_US
dc.title Assessment tool for nursing student computer competencies en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.coverage.spacial United States en_US
dc.description.version peer reviewed en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright © May/Jun 2009 National League for Nursing en_US

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