Investigation of Google+ with Mobile Device Implement into Public Health Nursing Practice Course

  • Ting-Ting WuEmail author
  • Shu-Hsien Huang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 260)


In recent years, mobile device assisted clinical practice learning is popular for the nursing school students. The introduction of mobile devices not only saves manpower and avoids the errors, but also enhances nursing school students’ professional knowledge and skills. In order to respond to the demands of different learning strategies and reinforce the maintenance of learning system, new Cloud Learning is gradually introduced to instructional environment. This study introduces mobile devices and Cloud Learning in public health nursing practice with their advantages and adopts Google+ integrating different application tools as the learning platform. The users can save and use the data by all devices with wireless internet. According to findings of this study, learning effectiveness of the learners adopting Google+ is higher than that in traditional learning. Most of the students and nursing educator have positive attitude and are satisfied with the innovative learning method.


Mobile device Public health nursing practice Google+ 



This work was supported in part by the National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, and ROC, under Grant NSC 102-2511-S-041-002, NSC 101-3113-P-006 023 and NSC 100-2511-S-006-015-MY 3.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information ManagementChia-Nan University of Pharmacy and ScienceTainanTaiwan, Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of Engineering ScienceNational Cheng Kung UniversityTainanTaiwan, Republic of China

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