Using Mobile Annotation System in Public Health Practice Course Based on Project-Based Learning

  • Ting-Ting Wu
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 20)


This study designed a mobile Annotation System for Health Education to assist nursing students in health education practice course. Learning strategy used PBL for planning the educational activities and assisting nursing students in internalizing professional knowledge and developing critical thinking. According to the experimental results, introduction of information technology in public health nursing practice course can really promote learning effectiveness. Furthermore, the majority of nursing students and nursing educator are showing positive attitude towards this annotation system, and looking forward to using again in related practice courses in the future.


Public health practice course Nursing students Project based learning Mobile devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information ManagementChia-Nan University of Pharmacy and ScienceTainanTaiwan

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