Influence of YouTube videos on the learning of tabletand capsule-formulation by Malaysian pharmacy students: a pilot study

Saravanan Muniyandy, Khuen Yen Ng, Christina Gertrude Yap, Shogo Moriya, Nafees Ahemed Mohammed Yunus, Md Ezharul Hoque Chowdhury, Ahmad Farouk Musa

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    Background: Pharmacy students at Monash, Malaysia, learn about the formulation of tablets and capsules through lectures (passive learning) and by making tablets in Pharmatopia (active learning). There is a gap between their active and passive learning as the students are not exposed to the real manufacturing process. Aims: To study the influence of YouTube videos on student s learning about formulation and to fill the gap between active and passive learning through YouTube. Method: Year-2 (n=27) and Year-3 students (n=45) were invited for this study. Lectures were delivered incorporating appropriate YouTube videos. Feedback from the students was collected using approved questionnaires. Results: Students Strongly agreed/Agreed that the inclusion of YouTube enhanced the learning process. They also Strongly disagreed/Disagreed with the statements that opposed the use of YouTube (p
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)248 - 251
    Number of pages4
    JournalPharmacy Education
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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