ERIC Number: ED119678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Dec-19
Reference Count: N/A
Influencing Students Toward Media Center Use; An Experimental Investigation in Mathematics. Studies in Librarianship No. 5.
A study conducted in 1969 endeavored to measure teacher influence on student use of nonrequired materials in the library. Seventeen students of junior high school level in two mathematics classes served as subjects. As pretest, the use of the library by all pupils was recorded during a test period of six weeks. During the eight week test period, the teacher encouraged the use of books, films, filmstrips, and periodicals in one class while the other class served as a control group. During a posttest period all students were interviewed and their use of the library continued to be recorded. The data collected supported the hypothesis that there is a relationship between teacher utilization of nonrequired media center materials and their use by the students. The bibliographies given to the students, the rating scale used, interview questions used for both groups, and explanations of statistical procedures used are appended. References follow each chapter. (DS)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Junior High School Students, Learning Resources Centers, Library Materials, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Materials, Mathematics Teachers, Media Specialists, School Libraries, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Teacher Influence, Use Studies
American Library Association, 50 East Huron, Chicago, Illinois 60611 ($6.50)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.