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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 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 …