A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY TO ASSESS THE PATTERNS IN THE USE OF VISUAL MEDIA AMONG SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN IN A SELECTED SCHOOL WITH A VIEW TO DEVELOP AN INFORMATION BOOKLET ON EFFECTIVE USE OF VISUAL MEDIA.
*Safarina Mary C. and Feby Fulgen
A descriptive study was done to assess the use of visual media among school age children in a selected school with a view to develop an information Booklet on effective use of visual media. The objectives of the study were to assess the pattern in the use of visual media among school children to develop an information booklet regarding effective use of visual media based on the pattern identified in the study. A descriptive research design was selected for this study. The sample size were 101 adolescent students studying in higher secondary school. The sample were selected by non probability convenient sampling. The tool used for data collection consist of demographic Performa and rating scale. A basic introduction about the study was given to the subject. The data was collected by a period of one month through goggle form and descriptive statistical analysis was used to analyses data. The findings of the study revealed that majority of the respondents (90.09%) had average level of practice with regard to patterns in use of visual media, 8.91% of the samples had good level of practice with regard to patterns in use of visual media and .99% of the adolescents had poor level of practice with regard to patterns in use of visual media.
Keywords: Assess: Online; Use of visual media; Adolescents.
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