Akhter, Nasreen
October 2011
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology;Oct2011, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p188
Academic Journal
This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of educational television programs in distance learning system. Using the procedure of survey method, this study finds out the worth of educational television programs. Its results are based on the responses of the learners of distance teaching system. The views of students were collected by using a questionnaire prepared by researcher because no standardized tool for the purpose of study was available. Questionnaire was developed by reviewing related literature on topic of study that was improved in light of the views of experts. Content validity and face validity of questionnaire was further determined by expert opinion. Results of the study indicated, ETV programs were very useful for students & majority of students get benefit of it. Therefore, there were some problems as well. In the light of the results of this study it was also found that majority of students don't get the broadcasts schedule of ETV programs because of which they miss the ETV programs & approximately half of the students who view the program cannot note down the important features of program because of slow writing speed and non availability of recording facilities.


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