Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Technology study

Education Week's annual Technology Counts examines district-level technology use, including library media technology. Statistics are drawn from the US Department of Education and other sources.
For instance,
* 72% elementary/82% secondary schools provide online access to the library catalog for all students
* 60% elem./68% secondary schools provide online access to databases for all students
* 89.5% have automated circ systems, and 87.2% have student/teacher access to them
* The average # of computers in elementary school libraries is 12.2; for secondary it is 26.4, and almost all have Internet connectivity.
Education Week (2010). Technology Counts.

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