Nursing Students’ Opinions about Usage of YouTube in Operating Room Nursing Lecture

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Yavuz Van Giersbergen M. , Soyer Ö.

Kuramsal Eğitimbilim Dergisi, vol.13, no.3, pp.490-503, 2020 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.30831/akukeg.593146
  • Title of Journal : Kuramsal Eğitimbilim Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.490-503


This study was aimed to determine the opinions of nursing students’ about the usage of YouTube. A descriptive study was conducted with 144 3rd grade students. The data were collected with "Sociodemographic Characteristics and Technology Use Form" and "Evaluation Form of Students’ Opinions on the Use of YouTube Videos in the Operating Room Lecture". Data were analyzed by number percentage, mean and standard deviation. 68.9% of the nursing students stated that the integration of YouTube videos is good. 97.9% of the students stated that they were pleased that the lecture was video-aided. The rate of effective, intelligibility and adequate use of YouTube videos was found between 59.7% and 74.3%, 69.5% and 90.3%, 89.6% and 95.2%, respectively. Nursing students indicated that they were pleased with the integration of YouTube videos into the Operating Room Nursing lecture and found that the videos were effective, clear and sufficient.