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Learning Activities To Enable Students To Master Content Area Skills, Roberta Carol Batey Jan 1980

Learning Activities To Enable Students To Master Content Area Skills, Roberta Carol Batey

All Graduate Projects

The need for teaching locational skills to junior high students was examined. A syllabus was developed to aid content area teachers in presenting locational skills to their students. The specific areas covered were use of the text as a tool, efficient use of common reference materials, efficient use of locational indexes, and an awareness of library arrangement and the Dewey Decimal System. The syllabus includes thirty-three teaching activities, an answer key, and notes to the teacher.


The Fifth Grade Student As An Active Participant In The Selection Of School Library Books, Catherine Spada Mcleod Jan 1980

The Fifth Grade Student As An Active Participant In The Selection Of School Library Books, Catherine Spada Mcleod

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if fifth grade students could be consistent and productive participants in the process of selecting books for a school library. Forty-six students completed a Reading Interest Inventory and participated in a book selection activity.

Chi-square test results did not support the hypothesis that there would be no significant difference between the results of these two selection activities. Student perceptions of their involvement in this process were also included.


The Library Skills Learning Package: An Evaluation, Kathleen H. Jenkins Jan 1980

The Library Skills Learning Package: An Evaluation, Kathleen H. Jenkins

Masters Theses

The evaluation of the effectiveness of the Library Skills Learning Package as a means of teaching basic library skills to students enrolled in Speech Communication 1310 at Eastern Illinois University is the purpose of this study. The Library Skills Learning Package is a printed self-contained, instructional program consisting of explanations and procedures for use of specific resources and exercises which require the student to use a source in order to answer the questions.

The evaluation takes two forms: (1) attitude measurement and (2) performance measurement. Two null hypotheses are tested. Hypothesis #1: Students displayed no significant attitudes or opinions, pro …


An Evaluation Of The First Year Of The Instructional Media Intern Program In Northeastern Illinois, Roger Joseph Rezabek Jan 1980

An Evaluation Of The First Year Of The Instructional Media Intern Program In Northeastern Illinois, Roger Joseph Rezabek

Masters Theses

This Thesis is an evaluation of the first year of an instructional media intern program in northeastern Illinois, near Chicago. Included as part of the evaluation is a description of the program in video cassette format. The script of the recording is one part of this paper. A copy of the video cassette is on file at The Audio Visual Center, Eastern Illinois University and with the author.

There were eight interns in the first year's program during the 1973/74 school year. Each intern had an immediate supervisor who was a media specialist in the district. There were three district …