ADUPE, Marianne Alvarez, Unpublished Masteral Thesis, University of Nueva Caceres, Naga City, March 2002.
Keywords: Perceived Audio- Visual and Electronic Resources Utilization
This study aimed to determine the extent and utilization of AV/electronic Resources of Ateneo de Naga University as perceived by students and faculty, S/Y 2001-2002. Specifically, it sought to answer the following questions: (1) What is the level of utilization of audio-visual and electronic resources as perceived by the groups of respondents? (2) What is the perception of the groups of respondents on the quality of the audio-visual, electronic resources and library personnel competence? (3) Are there significant differences between the perception of the groups of respondents on the quality of audio visual, electronic resources and personnel competence?
There were 1,131 students used as respondents from all year levels and courses and 132 full-time faculty respondents. Questionnaire was the main tool used in gathering needed data. The statistical treatment used was Weighted Mean to determine the students and faculty perception on the quality of audio-visual, electronic resources and personnel competence, One Way Analysis of Variance ( ANBOVA ) to test the significant difference between various colleges and Post-hoc Tests using the Least Significant Difference ( LSD) was conducted in cases were the one- way ANOVA yielded significant results to determine which colleges had significant differences in the perception and the Statistical Packages for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software was used to perform the statistical treatments.
Major conclusions in this study were: 1) On the utilization of the electronic resources, the faculty of the College of Computer studies has an extensive utilization on the Internal resource and moderately extensive utilization on the part of the students, while on the utilization of the audio-visual material, the faculty of the College of Education had a moderately extensive utilization on the use of VHS and Cassette tapes while the students of the College of Education had a moderate utilization on the use of transparencies. 2) On the quality of the audio-visual and electronic resources, the perception of the faculty on the use of the Internet was very satisfactory and the use of VHS tapes was perceived to be satisfactory on the part of the students. On personnel competence, the faculty perceived ability to assist in using the equipment to be very satisfactory and as to the perception of the students; the knowledge on library collection was only satisfactory. 3) There were significant differences between the faculty and students' perception on the audio-visual, electronic resources and of personnel competence.