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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 1
First page : ( 188) Last page : ( 192)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00041.5

Accessibility of Computer and Knowledge among Pharmacy Students at a Private University of Tamilnadu

Sree Pulla Divya, Kumar Ashok M*, Shanmugasundaram Palani

Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels University (VISTAS), Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: ashokpharma06@outlook.com

Online published on 29 April, 2017.

Abstract

Background

A computer is an electronic advanced device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical functions automatically. The main Objective of this study is to assess knowledge of computer use among pharmacy students, and to assess the attitude and perception of computer knowledge and to use technology among students.

Methodology

A validated, observational questionnaire was given and the participation was voluntary. This survey consists of two groups of UG, PG Students. The questionnaires were distributed in appropriate lectures and retrieved immediately after completion and time was given to fill the questionnaire and collected them next day.

Results

71% of the UG students and 80% of the PG students were feeling comfortable and exciting while using computer, 88% and 71% of UG % PG students feeling that computer s better than a book for gaining knowledge. 87% of UG and 80% of PG students thought that computer helps in communicating with others through internet and 80% of students feel that computers are the necessary tools for educational resources.

Conclusion

This present survey was done to identify the responder's skills and knowledge about informational technology by computer. Based on this responders data it was concluded that responders having more interest in social network students were not fully aware about the educational resources.

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Keywords

Computer, Pharmacy Students, Education.

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