Volume : VI, Issue : VIII, August - 2016

Role of digital media as information resource among first year medical graduates of Nagpur

Dr Naina Wakode, Dr Santosh Wakode

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Background– The academic landscape in medical education sector has been comprehensively transformed by the recent advances in digital media & information technology. With availability of these online resources students can gather information for learning or solving research problem & improve their knowledge. Aim – To assess role of digital media as information resource for learning among medical students of Nagpur. Materials & method– Cross sectional questionnaire–based survey was conducted on 100 first year medical students of NKPSIMS & GMCH Nagpur. Questions were designed to assess how the computer & internet resources are utilized, extent & purpose of its use, impediments encountered & benefits received for academic performance. Results– Most of the students had access to computer & used digital media for searching information. Wikipedia and PubMed were frequently preferred web sites. CD rom & online learning was preferred mode of information & learning resources.Conclusion– We conclude that the majority of the medical students participating in the present study fondle and use internet to approach medical information, but further modification of resources are needed

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Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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DR NAINA WAKODE, DR SANTOSH WAKODE Role of digital media as information resource among first year medical graduates of Nagpur Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 8 | August 2016


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