Comparative study of the academic revenue of nursing students when using tutorial software


  • Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes
  • Thelma Leite de Araujo


Medical Informatics, Nursing Education.


In the present study we objectified to compare the resulting learning of the application of a computerized method of teaching with that produced by the application of a traditional method. The study was accomplished close to 30 nursing’s students, which were divided in two groups denominated 1 and 2. For the group 1 a work of group reading was applied with posterior discussion, while for the second was applied software of no-lineal structure of the tutorial type. The results demonstrated that the general average of the revenue increased of 38,75% for 55%, accompanied of an increase of the deviation-pattern of 15,51 for 16,60. In the group 1, the revenue average increased of 45,83% for 52,50%, however, for the modal value, the revenue concentrated on the strip of the 37,50% after the application of the method. In the group 2, so much the average of revenues as the modal value increased of 31,66% for 57,50% and 37,50% for 50% respectively, associated to the significant increase of deviation-pattern of 13,25 for 18,78, indicating strong influence of individual actings. It is ended that the computerized method excels for the individualized learning respecting the rhythm and each student’s personal characteristics.



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Lopes, M. V. de O., & Araujo, T. L. de. (2001). Comparative study of the academic revenue of nursing students when using tutorial software. Rev Rene, 2(1). Retrieved from



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