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Title: Effects to teaching environment of noise level in school classrooms
Authors: Seetha, P
Karmegam, K
Ismail, M Y
Sapuan, S M
Ismail, N
Moli, L Tamil
Keywords: Classroom noise
Decibels (dB)
Sound level meter
Teaching environment
Issue Date: Sep-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: This study determines noise level in school classrooms during school hours and identifies the effects of noise to teaching environment in classrooms using a Sound Level Meter (SLM) and a questionnaire survey on 44 teachers and 150 students. Data analyses, using t-test, one sample t-test and one-way ANOVA (Tukey’s HSD Post Hoc test), indicates that noise level in school classroom during school hours exceeded WHO guideline value. This noise affects teachers and students in term of teaching and learning process and human health.
Page(s): 659-664
ISSN: 0022-4456
Source:JSIR Vol.67(09) [September 2008]

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