Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 29, Pages: 1-7
Department of Nursing Science, [email protected]
Background/Objectives: This study was attempted with the purpose of obtaining the data for positive adaptation to the department, assisting the understanding of adaptation of students in the department of nursing science. Methods/ Statistical Analysis: In order to configure the Q specimen for the study, statements were constructed through a literature review on department satisfaction and in-depth interviews targeting the students of new department of nursing science. Among them, statements that can represent the subject were extracted and 32 Q specimens were determined by obtaining advices from 3 professors in order to ensure the validity of the statements. Findings: As a result of conducting Q-factor analysis in order to identify the type of department satisfaction of new nursing department students, it was classified into 4 types and the total variance was 57.98%. This study has applied the Q methodology to the type of department satisfaction of 1st students in the new nursing department by classifying it into 4 types; the type 1 “the type that demonstrate leadership”, the type 2 “the type that is satisfied with intimate department atmosphere”, the type 3 “ the type that overcomes the lack of facilities and support” and the type 4 “the type that receive internal and external pressure”. Application/ Improvements: It is expected that this study will become an important data for the development consulting program for each type of student and support of the department.
Keywords: College, Department Satisfaction, Nursing Student, Q Methodology, Subjectivity,
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