• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 8, Pages: 1-4

Original Article

Effect of Debate Method on Nursing Ethical Value and Learning Outcomes


This study was aimed to identify the effects of debated teaching methods on nursing ethical value and learning outcomes. Learning outcomes consisted of teamwork skill, problem solving ability, and communication ability. Data were collected from 128 2nd grade students of nursing college located in C city of Chungnam province in Korea. The data were analyzed using paired t-test to compare means pre and post average of the variables. Nursing ethical value was changed to higher (3.75±0.33, t=-2.687, p=0.008) and problem solving ability was moved to higher, significantly (3.79±0.38, t=-3.315, p=0.001). Teamwork skill was changed (3.94±0.45, t=-1.366, p=0.174). Communication ability was moved to higher (3.74±0.36, t=-1.536, p=0.127). After the class, nursing students’ view point was moved to deontology from utilitarianism. And problem solving ability was improved. Debate methods is a good teaching model and very useful for ethic class .

Keywords: Communication Ability, Debate Teaching Method, Ethical Value, Problem Solving Ability, Teamwork Skill  


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