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A Comparative Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Lecture Method of Teaching Versus Video Assisted Method of Teaching on Knowledge Regarding Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) And Its Management Among Adolescent Girls of Selected Colleges in Nashik City

Ashiya K Shaikh


Girls adolescence has long been acknowledged as a unique period that marks the transition from girlhood to womanhood. The onset of menstruation and menarche is the hall mark of female pubertal development. The menstrual cycle is a key sign of a woman's reproductive health and hormonal activity. An evaluative study was conducted among 60 adolescent girls of selected colleges of Nashik. who were divided into two groups (group i with lecture method & group ii with video assisted teaching). The research design used for the study was quasi-experimental; two group concurrent pre-test, post-test design. in group i majority of subjects 21 (70%) had average knowledge, 7 (23%) had poor knowledge and 2 (7%) had good knowledge in the pre-test, where as in post-test 30 (100%) of them had good knowledge. in group ii majority of subjects 18 (60%) had average knowledge, 7 (23%) had good knowledge and 5 (17%) had poor knowledge score in the pre-test, where as in post-test 30 (100%) of them had good knowledge score. one way analysis of variance revealed that the ‘fcal’ value (73.12*) was greater than the f tab value (4.03). this indicated that the mean gain in knowledge scores of adolescent girls in group ii who were exposed to video assisted teaching was higher than those in the group i who were exposed to lecture method regarding polycystic ovarian disease and its management. conclusion: the study concludes that video assisted teaching method was more effective than the lecture method for adolescent girls to increase and update their knowledge regarding PCOD and its management. 

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