A study to evaluate the effectiveness of educational intervention program on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of school children among primary school teachers of selected government schools Hubballi
Saba Nadaf, Dr. Somashekarayya Kalmath and Shivappa Bannur
Behavioural problem is often seen as less stigmatizing, less sever, more socially acceptable and more practical than the term emotionally disturbed. The term grew out of a behavioural model which process the teacher can see and describe behavioural disorder, but cannot easily describe disturbed emotions. In common usage today behavioral problems is usually attributed to less severally disturbed student whereas emotionally disturbed is reserved for the most seriously impaired. An evaluative study was conducted among 45 Primary school teachers of selected schools, Hubballi. The research design used for the present study was pre-experimental: one group pre-test, post-test design. Non- Probability, purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample. The data was collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire. Data analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Overall result of the study revealed that, in the pre-test, Majority of them in the pre-test 25(55.56%) had average knowledge, 11(24.44%) had good knowledge and 9(20%) had poor knowledge. Where as in Post-test 44(97.78%) had good knowledge and 1(2.22%) had average knowledge and none of them had poor knowledge scores regarding Behavioural problem of school children. There was a significant gain in knowledge of school teachers who were exposed to the educational intervention program i.e. 25.27%. The paired ‘t’ value (tcal=17.21*) at p<0.05 level of significance for knowledge proved that the stated hypothesis i.e. the mean post-test knowledge scores of school teachers in Selected schools who were exposed to the educational intervention program will be significantly higher than the pre-test knowledge scores at 0.05 level of significance. The study concluded that Educational Intervention Program was more effective for Primary school teachers to increase and update their knowledge regarding Behavioural problems of school children.
Saba Nadaf, Dr. Somashekarayya Kalmath, Shivappa Bannur. A study to evaluate the effectiveness of educational intervention program on knowledge regarding behavioral problems of school children among primary school teachers of selected government schools Hubballi. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2023;5(1):98-102. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2023.v5.i1b.122