Educational hypermedia for the teaching of sexually transmitted diseases: a quasi-experimental study

Online braz. j. nurs. (Online); 12 (suplementar), 2013
Publication year: 2013


The virtual environment has emerged as a new form of contemporary education which adds meaning to the content, encouraging active participation in the learning process. This is an interinstitutional PhD research project of the Postgraduate Nursing Program, Federal University of Ceará and the Federal University of Pernambuco.


To evaluate the effects of an educational intervention on nursing students' learning about Sexually Transmitted Diseases involving the use of a virtual learning environment compared to the traditional teaching approach.


This is a quasi-experimental study, structured in three stages: hypermedia construction, hypermedia validation and learning assessment. Data will be analyzed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences version 17.0, considering statistically significant values p <0.05. The results of this study contribute to the construction of an educational resource for the improvement of nursing education in the area of sexual and reproductive health...