USE OF SCHOOL LIBRARIES BY TEACHERS: THE CASE OF OMAN Group 2 -Asila Alhashmi  - Hanaa Alzuhaibi -Ameera Baomar  - Bayan A...
OBJECTIVE : <ul><li>Investigated the nature and extent of use of school libraries by teachers in preparatory and secondary...
<ul><li>What are the characteristics of the teachers who use school libraries in Oman? </li></ul><ul><li>•  How do teacher...
METHODOLOGY  <ul><li>Questionnaire  (teacher from 12 preparatory and 12  secondary school in eight administrative regions)...
RESULTS OF THE STUDY <ul><li>Library use. </li></ul><ul><li>Library resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Library services. </li></...
LIBRARY USE
LIBRARY USE <ul><li>More male teachers used the library daily and once a week, whilst more female teachers used the librar...
<ul><li>PERCENTAGE OF TEACHERS WHO USED THE LIBRARY FOR EACH MATERIALS </li></ul>Library use
<ul><li>PERCENTAGE OF TEACHERS WHO USED THE LIBRARY FOR EACH ACTIVITY </li></ul>Library use
LIBRARY RESOURCES <ul><li>Male users were more likely to use books and newspapers than females.  </li></ul><ul><li>No sign...
<ul><li>TEACHERS SATISFIED WITH THEIR LIBRARY RECOURSE  </li></ul>No significant differences between the genders regarding...
LACK OF RECOURSES <ul><li>95% indicated that their libraries had a total lack of resources(books, references, atlases and ...
LIBRARY SERVICES <ul><li>Assessment of library services by teachers </li></ul>
<ul><li>WHAT ADDITIONAL SERVICES WERE NEEDED? </li></ul><ul><li>(85%) stated that information technology and Av/Media </li...
PROBLEM <ul><li>First problem: ”did not find the material required”  </li></ul><ul><li>found the materials these were out ...
LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>(100%) had no access to computing facilities within their school libraries. </li></ul>
LIBRARY EDUCATION <ul><li>orientation programs: </li></ul><ul><li>73%  indicated that their libraries had not </li></ul><u...
LIBRARY EDUCATION <ul><li>The orientation program the teacher need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1-  ”learning skills”, </li>...
IN GENERAL <ul><li>A low use of libraries by teachers in preparatory and secondary schools in Oman . why ? </li></ul><ul><...
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  1. 1. USE OF SCHOOL LIBRARIES BY TEACHERS: THE CASE OF OMAN Group 2 -Asila Alhashmi - Hanaa Alzuhaibi -Ameera Baomar - Bayan Alrawas
  2. 2. OBJECTIVE : <ul><li>Investigated the nature and extent of use of school libraries by teachers in preparatory and secondary schools in Oman. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluated the types of material and the range of services used. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher satisfaction with provision. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What are the characteristics of the teachers who use school libraries in Oman? </li></ul><ul><li>• How do teachers use school libraries in Oman? </li></ul><ul><li>• How do teachers assess the services provided by school libraries in Oman? </li></ul><ul><li>• What do teachers suggest to develop the services provided by school libraries in Oman? </li></ul>
  4. 4. METHODOLOGY <ul><li>Questionnaire (teacher from 12 preparatory and 12 secondary school in eight administrative regions). </li></ul>
  5. 5. RESULTS OF THE STUDY <ul><li>Library use. </li></ul><ul><li>Library resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Library services. </li></ul><ul><li>Library technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Library education. </li></ul>
  6. 6. LIBRARY USE
  7. 7. LIBRARY USE <ul><li>More male teachers used the library daily and once a week, whilst more female teachers used the library once a month and rarely. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>PERCENTAGE OF TEACHERS WHO USED THE LIBRARY FOR EACH MATERIALS </li></ul>Library use
  9. 9. <ul><li>PERCENTAGE OF TEACHERS WHO USED THE LIBRARY FOR EACH ACTIVITY </li></ul>Library use
  10. 10. LIBRARY RESOURCES <ul><li>Male users were more likely to use books and newspapers than females. </li></ul><ul><li>No significant difference between the genders in using other library resources such as journals and Av/Media. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>TEACHERS SATISFIED WITH THEIR LIBRARY RECOURSE </li></ul>No significant differences between the genders regarding their satisfaction with the library materials. Library resources
  12. 12. LACK OF RECOURSES <ul><li>95% indicated that their libraries had a total lack of resources(books, references, atlases and dictionaries, as well as Av/Media and journals in different areas, especially in sciences and Arabic literature </li></ul><ul><li>Most books were old and did not meet the needs of the teaching curriculum. </li></ul>
  13. 13. LIBRARY SERVICES <ul><li>Assessment of library services by teachers </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>WHAT ADDITIONAL SERVICES WERE NEEDED? </li></ul><ul><li>(85%) stated that information technology and Av/Media </li></ul>Library services
  15. 15. PROBLEM <ul><li>First problem: ”did not find the material required” </li></ul><ul><li>found the materials these were out of date. </li></ul><ul><li>Not gaining access to the materials. </li></ul>
  16. 16. LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>(100%) had no access to computing facilities within their school libraries. </li></ul>
  17. 17. LIBRARY EDUCATION <ul><li>orientation programs: </li></ul><ul><li>73% indicated that their libraries had not </li></ul><ul><li>provided any orientation programs. </li></ul>
  18. 18. LIBRARY EDUCATION <ul><li>The orientation program the teacher need: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1- ”learning skills”, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2- ”effective use of the library” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3- “ the use of information technology “ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4- “writing reports “ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. IN GENERAL <ul><li>A low use of libraries by teachers in preparatory and secondary schools in Oman . why ? </li></ul><ul><li>The shortage of library resources: print, audiovisual and electronic materials. </li></ul><ul><li>• The outdated library materials. </li></ul><ul><li>• The lack of matching between the library collections and the teaching curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>• The lack of motivation among teachers to use information centers. </li></ul>

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