SELECTED NURSING STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC STRESS: COPING AND ACHIEVEMENT STRATEGIES AMIDST COVID-19

Johdel Cabaluna, Maria Karmela Del Rosario, Kyla Christine Antipala, Mariden Claire Alvaran, Camille Faye Candelaria, Vennieve Jane Eder, Ashley Nickole Alexisse Castelo

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Online classes are proven to be challenging for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers determined the nursing student's academic stress: coping and achievement strategies amidst COVID-19 at Wesleyan University, Philippines during the Academic Year 2020–2021 (second semester). The study was quantitative descriptive, which utilized total enumeration sampling to examine the entire population of the 177 Level II nursing students. Survey questionnaires were adapted and collected through Google Forms, which were analyzed using frequency and percentage, total weighted mean, and Kendall’s tau. Thus, this study determined the demographic profile, age, sex, religion, academic stress, coping, and achievement strategies of the respondents. In conclusion of this study, respondents have a high level of academic stress and use adaptive coping strategies and self-motivation to learn learning strategies. Researchers recommended to universities, colleges, and professors some considerations to enhance the academic performance of students.

 

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online classes, COVID-19 pandemic, academic stress, coping strategies, achievement strategies, nursing students

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