The Influence of Sense of Humor by Instructors and Learning Motivation upon Major Satisfaction Among Nursing students

간호대학생이 인지하는 교수자의 유머감각과 학습동기가 전공만족도에 미치는 영향

Cho, Young Mi;Kim, Jung-kyung

  • Received : 2018.11.13
  • Accepted : 2019.01.03
  • Published : 2019.01.28


The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of sense of humor by instructors and learning motivation in major satisfaction in nursing students. Data were collected from 160 nursing students of D university in Gyoungsaingbuk-do using structured questionnaires. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe test, Pearson's correlation analysis, and multiple regression, conducted using IBM SPSS Statistics 22. The results showed that a sense of humor by instructors and learning motivation were the factors affecting major satisfaction of nursing students. Therefore, it is necessary to have programs to develop the sense of humor of the instructors and to increase the capacity of the instructor in order to increase the satisfaction of the nursing college students. In addition, a concrete strategy to improve learning motivation of nursing college students should be established.


Sense Of Humor;Learning Motivation;Major Satisfaction;Nursing Students


Supported by : 김천대학교