A TEACHER'S PREFERENCE OF AN IDEAL LEARNING RESOURCE MATERIAL - PRESCRIBED TEXTBOOKS / LIBRARY RESOURCE MATERIAL / JOURNALS

Sumit Sharma, Gaurav Mishra

Abstract


Learning resources material may be defined as “those human and material resources that provide learners with the facts, principles, and experiences necessary to realize meaningful learning outcomes

 

The aim of the present study was to evaluate an ideal LRM along with the objectives to evaluate the effectiveness of Library literature / Journal references in creation of an LRM, to evaluate the effectiveness of prescribes subject textbooks in creation of their LRM, to compare the effectiveness of Library literature / Journal articles V/S prescribed subject textbooks in creation of an Ideal LRM

 

Data collection method used was a Questionnaire. A preformed Questionnaire inclusive of both closed ended as well as open ended questions will be circulated and collected from the participating faculty and will be subjected to further analysis,

It was an Observational study, done in Mayo institute of Medical Sciences, Gadia, Barabanki, U.P., India in a span of 6 months, and the participants in the study were 30 faculty of the Institute who volunteered to participate in the study

The present study concludes that textbooks are a better Learning Resource material for teaching purposes as they cover the Syllabus better and imparts core knowledge and are useful in assessment of both Long and short answer type of questions. They are also better to assess students in Viva Voce type of examinations and Key Feature Test type of assessment. Textbooks are easier to teach as compared to other resources in the present study and make students more enthusiastic in acquiring knowledge


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