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Media Data Collection Tool
                                                                  September, 2009

Before using...
Info:                                                        Tchrs:
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This tab collects basic demographic data for the cur...
Class Use:
This is where you enter data from classroom visits. All of the columns have drop-down menus except for the Time...
Be-Af School:
Time:                                                                                  Each month the number...
Collect.:
Media collection age information is entered on this page. The age increase/decrease is calculated automatically.
DB:
                                            Each month the online database usage is entered
                          ...
Teach. Stats.:
The information on this page is updated automatically based on the information entered on the “Class Use” p...
Graphing Tabs:
These tabs contain graphs that are created automatically based on data entered in the previous tabs. To pri...
To print a single graph, click in the white space of the desired graph and select “Print.”
To copy a graph into another do...
Graph Label Overlap
You will notice that the pie chart labels overlap when there is no applicable data entered into the “C...
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data collection handout

  1. 1. Media Data Collection Tool September, 2009 Before using this tool, make sure to make a copy of it so that you will have a clean, original version for future use. Make a copy of this tool using “Save As…” Type in new name and school year
  2. 2. Info: Tchrs: . This tab collects basic demographic data for the current This tab is where you will enter your teacher names. Teacher names must be school year. Be sure to fill in the “School Year” box, as entered in order to collect teacher data. There is room for up to 200 teachers. this information links to the other tabs in this workbook. Administration and Walk-in are already entered for you.
  3. 3. Class Use: This is where you enter data from classroom visits. All of the columns have drop-down menus except for the Time and # Students columns. In the Time column you will type in the number of minutes each class spent in the library/media center. In the # Students column you will type the number of students in the class or visit. The Teacher column will only have a drop-down list if their names were entered in the “Tchrs” tab (see previous page). To indicate if any of the equipment on the right side of the spreadsheet was used, you would select “X” in the drop-down menu. You can change any of the equipment headings by selecting the cell and typing in a new name. NOTE: Be sure to make the changes BEFORE any data is entered. Changing the headings after data has been entered may affect the validity and accuracy of the reports.
  4. 4. Be-Af School: Time: Each month the number of hours that were available before and Each week data related to Teacher Librarian hours are entered on this page. There is after school are entered on this page. The total is calculated room for 52 weeks, and the column totals are calculated at the bottom (not shown in automatically. You can also enter the number of students and teachers that were served during those times. this image).
  5. 5. Collect.: Media collection age information is entered on this page. The age increase/decrease is calculated automatically.
  6. 6. DB: Each month the online database usage is entered on this page. The totals are calculated automatically. Circ.: Each month circulation data by section is entered on this page. The totals are calculated automatically.
  7. 7. Teach. Stats.: The information on this page is updated automatically based on the information entered on the “Class Use” page. Unless teacher names are entered in “Tchrs” and selected in “Class Use”, this page will not be populated. Circ.: Each month circulation data by section is entered on this page. The totals are calculated automatically.
  8. 8. Graphing Tabs: These tabs contain graphs that are created automatically based on data entered in the previous tabs. To print all of the graphs in a particular tab, simply select the tab, click on an empty cell on the page, and select “Print.” Graphs
  9. 9. To print a single graph, click in the white space of the desired graph and select “Print.” To copy a graph into another document, click on the white space of the desired graph and select “Copy.” Go to the other document and select “Paste.”
  10. 10. Graph Label Overlap You will notice that the pie chart labels overlap when there is no applicable data entered into the “Class Use” tab or when there is only data entered for a few labels. This is an issue with Microsoft Excel and, though it is not visually appealing, does not affect your data.

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