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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 10(4) pp. 135-144, April, 2022 

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6481304

Original Research Article

Factors Affecting Classroom Participation in Undergraduate Nursing Students at Private Colleges of Nursing Lahore


Parveen Akhtar1*, Shumaila Tariq1, Rashida Kazmi1, Sumera Shoukat1, Maryam Yousaf1, Misbah Zafar1


1Post RN (2 year BScN), SaidaWaheed FMH College of Nursing, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman Lahore, Pakistan
2MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) Director Academic Nursing, Saida Waheed FMH College of Nursing , Fatima Memorial Hospital, Shadman Lahore, Pakistan

*Corresponding author's E-mail: Parveenakhtar1230@gmail.com
Received: 22 March 2022  I  Accepted: 21 April 2022  I  Published: 25 April 2022  I  Article ID: MRJMMS22043
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Classroom participation is more than just a question-and-answer session with the professor. Classroom participation is the extent to which a student participates in class discussions by answering questions. It is referred to as a wider notion in which a student's class preparation, attendance, and contribution, as well as skills like group and communication skills are all included. The main purpose of this study was to examine the factors that affect class participation at different private colleges of nursing Lahore. A cross sectional descriptive survey was conducted. A convenient sample of 300 Nursing Students was recruited. Data was collected through a closed ended self-administered questionnaire. The data was analyzed through SPSS 21 version. The data was analyzed in the form of Frequencies, graphs and tables. The results of this current study indicate that class participation of Nursing Students of the selected at different private Colleges of Nursing in Lahore were influenced by different factors like only 06% agreed that they do not participate in class because of lack of confidence, 32% agreed that they do not participate due to lack of preparation, 17% were afraid of speaking in front of class, a good number 30% stated that they participate in class when teachers provide them equal opportunities. Overall the findings revealed that the participants gave mostly responses in not agreeing the factors that can influence their classroom participation and affect their study

Keywords: Factors, Classroom participation, Nursing Students















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