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Knowledge, perception and usage of E-learning among medical undergraduates in Andhra Pradesh, India



Roza Bhaisare*,1, Shahana Syed1 & Gaurav Rangari2



1Department of Community Medicine, Nimra Institute of Medical sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India; 2Department of Pharmacology, AIIMS Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India; *Corresponding author



Roza Bhaisare - E-mail: drrozabhaisare@gmail.com

Shahana Syed - E-mail - shahana.myrh@gmail.com

Gaurav Rangari - gaurav83@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in


Article Type

Research Article



Received February 1, 2024; Revised February 29, 2024; Accepted February 29, 2024, Published February 29, 2024



Electronic gadgets help to get study material outside classroom and it is used for self-directed learning which helps user to overcome limitations of Conventional teaching methods. Medical education is constantly growing and evolving with rapid speed. So, it is necessary to keep the upcoming medical graduates and established medical practitioners updated in this competitive world. For this, E-learning is the important tool in the medical field. This cross-sectional study was conducted in the medical college of Andhra Pradesh. Total 285 medical students were included in this study and data is obtained from semi structured self-administrative questionnaire. Among 285 students 99.6% students had smartphone and 89.5% were aware of E-learning. Most of the students 96.1% were Conversant with use of internet and 75.4% participants were aware of academic websites. Majority of students 73% agreed that E-learning helps in writing exams and 87.4% students recommended provision of free internet by institute for e-learning. All students were aware about e-learning and using it in the medical field. So, it is necessary to provide essential facility at institutional level for e-learning.



E-learning, medical undergraduates, perceptions, knowledge



Bhaisare et al. Bioinformation 20(2): 196-201 (2024)


Edited by

P Kangueane






Biomedical Informatics



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