Investigating the Role of Educational Media on Secondary School Students’ Learning Process Improvement in Jahrom City

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Department of Education, Islamic Azad University Jahrom Branch, Iran

2 Department of Education, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, Iran

Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the role of educational media in improving the learning process of secondary school students in Jahrom city. The descriptive correlational method was used as the selected research method. The statistical population of this study includes all secondary school students in Jahrom city in the academic year of 2016-2017, which include 3820 students. 350 students were selected through a stratified random sampling method and the questionnaires were distributed among them. Pearson correlation test and one-sample t-test were used to analyze the data. The results of the present study indicated that students had more access to educational media compared to previous years. The use of educational media improves students learning and increases their knowledge level. Also, it was shown that the lessons taught through the media can be remembered better in mind. Furthermore, the results showed that there is a weak significant relationship between environmental factors encouragement into using educational media and proper use of these educational media by students. 

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