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Farmer, Lesley; Shontz, Marilyn – School Library Journal, 2009
This year's "School Library Journal's" spending survey showed that, despite the recession, the vast majority of media centers around the country have retained their credentialed media specialists. For example, almost 85% of elementary schools and more than 95% of middle and high schools have a full-time certified librarian. In addition, salaries…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Media Specialists, Surveys, Financial Problems
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Schwartz, Neil H.; Andersen, Christopher; Hong, Namsoo; Howard, Bruce; McGee, Steven – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2004
Twenty-eight students (aged 9 to 17) freely explored a science Web site structured either in an outline (linear) format or "puzzle" (non-linear) format for 2.5 hours. Subjects then engaged in tasks involving locational memory and informational recall. The results indicate that presence of metacognitive skills was a necessary but not sufficient…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Memory, Instructional Design, Hypermedia