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ERIC Number: ED044128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 150
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Using the Media Center: Guidelines for Teachers and Media Specialists.
Martin, Betty, Ed.
This handbook offers suggestions to guide students in the skills of using media to make a maximum contribution to their intellectual and personal development. The ideas presented can be useful for media specialists and teachers in any grade or subject area. The teacher has the responsbility to: (1) be acquainted with the media center's resources, (2) recognize and identify the need for instruction on media, (3) teach according to his competency, (4) plan many opportunities for students to use skills after they are taught, (5) involve students in planning and evaluation, (6) provide for varying ability levels, (7) call on the media specialist for assistance and materials when needed, and (8) promote his own growth in the skill of guiding students in the use of the media center. The media specialist has the responsibility to: (1) make the center accessible, flexibly administered and attractive; (2) be well-informed about the school curriculum, student interests and related media skills and experiences; (3) identify needs; (4) plan for experiences with teachers; (5) provide teaching materials for media experiences; (6) teach lessons as needed; (7) provide individual instruction; and (8) grow professionally and stimulate the increase of knowledge and use of media. (Author/NH)
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Authoring Institution: Greenville County School District, Greenville, SC.
Note: Second edition, revised