An investigation of attitudes and perceptions of Diploma of Education Studies (Tertiary) students to educational television in Papua New Guinea

  • Geoffrey McTaggart

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis


    The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions and attitudes of the Diploma of Educational Studies (Tertiary) students towards Educational Television. The subjects of the study were compared with a group of teachers college lecturers who had not studied overseas. The Diploma of Educational Studies (Tertiary) students who came to Canberra , Australia , to study , were surveyed at three different stages. (i) Three Weeks in Australia. (ii) Ten Months in Australia. and (iii) After twelve months back in Papua New Guinea. The statistical analysis of individual questions showed no statistical difference in the attitudes and perceptions, based on the questions asked, while the statistical analysis of the groups , based upon the questionnaires also showed that the sample groups were not statistically different from each other. As this study was a pilot no firm conclusions can be drawn as to the difference in attitudes and perceptions of the D,E.S, (Tertiary) lecturers about educational Television in Papua New Guinea. Areas of disagreement identified, were compared to those problems that emerged from the investigation of Educational Television in American Samoa and The Ivory Coast. Issues that required possible further investigation were then identified.
    Date of Award1988
    Original languageEnglish

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