A Comparison of Problem-Based and Traditional Education on Nursing Students' Locus of Control and Problem-Solving Skills


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Günüşen N., Sercekus P., Durmaz Edeer A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING KNOWLEDGE, vol.25, no.2, pp.110-115, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/2047-3095.12024
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING KNOWLEDGE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.110-115
  • Keywords: Locus of control, nursing student, problem-based learning, problem solving, DIRECTED LEARNING READINESS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose The purpose of this study is to compare the locus of control and problem-solving skills of nursing students studying with the problem-based learning method with those of nursing students studying with the traditional method. Methods This is a descriptive and comparative study. For data collection, the Problem-Solving Skills Inventory and the Locus of Control Scale were used. The study sample included 680 nursing students. Conclusions It was determined that the problem-based learning method was more effective in the development of problem-solving skills and internal locus of control than was the traditional method. Amac Bu calmann amac probleme dayal orenme modeliyle ve geleneksel yontemle eitim goren hemirelik orencilerinde problem cozme becerileri ve kontrol odann karlatrlmasdr. Yontem Aratrma tanmlayc ve karlatrmaldr. Veri toplamada Problem Cozme Becerileri Envanteri ve Kontrol Oda olcei kullanlmtr. Aratrmann orneklemini 680 hemirelik orencisi oluturmutur. Sonuc Probleme dayal orenme modelinin geleneksel modele gore problem cozme becerilerini ve ic kontrol odan gelitirilmesi yonunden daha etkili olduu belirlenmitir.