Vikas Kumar | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Vikas Kumar

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, India


  • Research   
    Whatsapp as a Platform for Self Directed Learning in Medical Students
    Author(s): Vikas Kumar and Prachi Renjhen*

    Introduction: Teaching a smart generation of medical students has always been a challenging issue. Mobile technology is one of the latest extensions of technological innovations that can be integrated into medical education. Many studies have indicated that mobile, wireless device technology supports teaching and learning. The biggest advantage is that it can be used anywhere and anytime and can serve as a tool for Self-Directed Learning (SDL). Aim and Objectives: To implement WhatsApp as a platform for SDL and to study the perception of students and teachers. Methodology: An interventional study was carried out among the first semester students of Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College and hospital, in the month of Oct-Dec 2019 after obtaining clearance from the ethical committee. Consent of students and faculty was obtained after sensitizing them. WhatsApp group dedicated to SDL activi.. Read More»

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