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Educational Media Center


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Elements,Roles and Functions, and Importance of an Educational Media Center.

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Educational Media Center

  1. 1. Prepared by: Porlares, Charl Vince Ragos, Nicasto Exequiel
  2. 2. Objectives At the end of the discussion students should be able to: Define the Educational Media Center Determine different roles and function; and elements of E.M.C.
  3. 3. Enlist the different services catered by E.M.C. Appraise the importance of a functional E.M.C.
  4. 4. Understanding “ e have said that the best ideas in the world are to be found in a modern library. But the modern educational media center must include excellence in varied media- not merely in printed materials.” - Edgar Dale W
  6. 6. What is an E.M.C. A facility designed for the housing and utilization of all educational media within the school. It is more than a collection of instructional materials because it incorporates a systematic plan or program in the proper use and delivery of effective instruction. ?
  7. 7. An Educational Media Center
  8. 8. An EMC at Ateneo de Cebu
  9. 9. An EMC at Ateneo de Manila University
  10. 10. The Elements of a Functional E.M.C. Resources Institutional Media Services Facilities Media Program
  11. 11. Resources Human Resources  EMC Director- the overall in charge of maintaining and delivering the services offered by the center,  Technician- adept in manipulating, using and who can troubleshoot simple problems that may arise in using the different equipment.
  12. 12.  Librarian- in charge of filing or arranging systematically the different instructional media for easier loaning out to students and teachers.  Artist who assists the teachers and students in producing unavailable instructional materials.  Computer instructor
  13. 13.  Technological Resources  Refers to the scientific and specialized knowledge on the use and application of educational media to teaching and learning. ○ Brochures ○ Flyers ○ Information sheets ○ Bulletins
  14. 14.  Material Resources  Include the lo-tech instructional materials which are arranged systematically for easy access. ○Realia/ Models/ Mock Ups ○Pictorial Media ○A.V. Media ○O.H.P. ○Computer Units ○Production and Viewing space.
  15. 15. E.M.C. Services ( catered by Atenero de Manila University)  Orientation  Given to new teachers on and about EMC, programs, roles in academic organization, service, facilities, guidelines and procedures; and hands on training on the use of different equipment.  Selection of Print and Non-Print Materials  Librarians select and acquire print & non- print materials that suits the needs, interests and special abilities of students and teachers
  16. 16.  Organization of Print & Non-Print Materials  Technical librarians organize all the purchased prints and & non-prints for easy retrieval.  Circulation of Print & Non- Print Materials  Leads out various types of materials to students and teachers; guidelines are given for efficient, conditioned and maximized use of resources.
  17. 17.  Reference  Attends to requests like bibliographic info's from the card catalog, searching through book, periodicals, pamphlets, documents and non- print materials that is recorded on a logbook.  Bibliographic Services  Listings of materials and periodical articles to publicize the new materials.
  18. 18.  Media Instruction Program  The M.I.P. aims to teach students to be skillful and discriminating users of print & non- print media. Designed to develop the habit of inquiry and stimulate growth and development of students.  Class Supervised Research  A scheduled programs of activity particularly in Science and Social Studies. (Research writing)
  19. 19.  “Mags-on-Wheels”  Selected professional and general interests journals that is routed in the different grade levels and service areas.  Photocopying Services  A self- service photocopying machine is available for the faculty to produce certain amount of copies of the needed materials with charge.
  20. 20.  Video & Sound Production  Simple class productions for instruction, program and/or school wide presentations are put together in the A.V. area.  Multimedia Services  Different non- print media are acquired. Teachers are encouraged to maximized the use of teacher- friendly materials  Grade Level Newspaper  A subscription to a new newspaper of their choice.  A service that provides up-to-date events locally and internationally.
  21. 21. Facilities
  22. 22. Media Program  In-service training for future teachers and students  Established for the purposes of workshops, conferences etc...  Appropriate evaluation of instruments/ I.M.s and others.  Creation and implementation of educational tools
  23. 23. Roles and Functions  Consultant service to improve instruction, learning and use of educational media resources and facilities;  Upgrade instructional standards through the use of educational media resources;  Information on new educational development;
  24. 24.  Creation/production of instructional materials to suit the special needs of teacher and student  Upgraded research through media support to individual investigation and exploration;  Multi-media facilities with areas made available to students, teachers and the media staff.  Educational media equipment made available for classroom use to student and teachers.
  25. 25. Mission and Vision (of Atenero de Manila University)  It reflects and supports the philosophy of the school.  It shares and implements the school’s aims and objectives.  It is involved in the teaching and learning process.  It is a *resource center. In it, different forms of communication and their accompanying technology are organized and housed for easy accessibility and use.
  26. 26.  It is a *learning laboratory. It provides materials which will enrich and implement the curriculum; it encourages individual exploration and inquiry with the use of provided materials for self- directed learning.  It is a *teaching agency. It teaches student how to find info’s; stimulates new interests; encourages students and teacher to use variety of media and keep them informed about new materials.
  27. 27.  It is a *service agency. In it, all procedures are established as the basis of service to students and teachers...  A *coordinating agency─ It serves as a central depository for various forms of media...  A *center for recreational reading, viewing and learning...  A *stepping stone to other community resource center...
  28. 28. Importance Provides teachers and students easy access for information search. Maintains a pool of instructional material ready for use as need arises. Serves as a venue for multi-media learning for more positive results Provides for individualized instruction, and independent learning, hence it promote self confidence
  29. 29. Allows the students and teachers the opportunity to avail the expertise of the media technologists and specialists. Promotes closer linkage between administrators, teachers and students because they will work together in the maintenance of the center. Teachers and students can update and improve their capabilities and performances.
  30. 30. ACTIVITY  Group I- Compose a song/rap using the PLM hymn.  Group II- Create an acronym that will focus on the importance of E.M.C. using this letters= A L D U B  Group III- Draw a logo that will show your interpretation on E.M.C.  Group IV- Simulate the uses of different resources found in an E.M.C.