Date of Award
Education Specialist (EdS)
This field experience investigated the effects of instructional television on academic achievement of fifth and sixth grade students in two small elementary schools in Bond County. A two tailed t-test for the difference of means at the .05 level of significance was used to analyze the data collected. A self assessment survey collected from nine teachers determined that no significant differences in opinion existed between members of the teaching staff regarding instructional television usage. An analysis of student grades determined that no significant increase in student grades was found in the comparisons made. Results of this study indicate that the implementation of instructional television has had little or no statistically significant effects on student achievement as determined by grade point average comparisons of students since entering school and the implementation of instructional television.
Maroon, Delbert, "Effects of Instructional Television in Math, Science and Language Arts in Two Small Elementary Schools" (1988). Masters Theses. 2549.
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