Effectiveness of Time Management Training on Nursing Students' Academic Achievement and Resilience

Document Type : Original Article


1 Master of school psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Ardabil, Iran

2 Department of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Arak University, Arak, Iran

3 Department of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

4 Master of Assessment and measurement, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran


Background: This study aimed to evaluate the impact of time management training on female nursing students' academic achievement and their resilience.
Methods: This was a pretest-posttest quasi-experimental study with 30 female nursing students, selected randomly. All 30 participants completed the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC), and assigned randomly in experimental (n=15) and control (n=15) groups. The experimental group participated in 10 sixty-minute sessions of time management training, while the control group received no training. At the end of the training period, all participants recompleted CD-RISC. The data were analyzed using SPSS (V24.0) and MANCOVA.
Results: The results showed that, based on the effect size, time management training predicts 57% and 80% of academic achievement and resilience variances, respectively.
Conclusions: Time management training contributes in students' academic achievement and increases their resilience.


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