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Research Article - Current Pediatric Research (2020) Volume 24, Issue 2

A Study to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding benefits of outdoor play among school going children (11-13 Years) in a selected Government School at Karaikal, Tamilnadu.

A study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding benefits of Outdoor Play among School going children (11-13 years) in a Selected Government School, at Karaikal. The objectives are to assess the level of knowledge regarding benefits of outdoor play among school going children (11-13 years), to assess the effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on knowledge regarding benefits of outdoor play among school going children, to find the association between pretest level of knowledge regarding benefits of outdoor play among school going children with selected demographic variables. Pre-experimental with one group pre-test and post-test design was used. 100 children (11-13 years) studying in NSC bose higher secondary school, Karaikal were selected by using convenient sampling technique. Demographic data was collected and pre-test was conducted by using checklist method to assess the student?s knowledge regarding benefits of outdoor play. Video assisted teaching programme was given about benefits of outdoor play. After 7 days post test was conducted using the same checklist method. The results revealed that in pre test 62% had inadequate knowledge, 38% had moderate knowledge and none of them had adequate knowledge. Where as in post test 85% had adequate knowledge and 15% had moderate knowledge. It shows that effectiveness of video assisted teaching programme on benefits of outdoor play. The knowledge level of school children has statistically significant association with their educational qualification of parents and occupation of father.

Author(s): Suganya S, Kamala K*, Sridevi R

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