Noise levels in New Zealand junior classrooms: their impact on hearing and teaching.

@article{Blake1994NoiseLI,
  title={Noise levels in New Zealand junior classrooms: their impact on hearing and teaching.},
  author={Peter Blake and Sharon Busby},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={107 985},
  pages={357-8}
}
AIMS To observe the acoustic conditions present in classrooms populated by the 5 to 7 year old age group, and investigate the level of understanding amongst primary school teachers of classroom acoustics and otitis media with effusion. METHODS Fifty one primary schools in the Wellington region were visited. Acoustic conditions were observed in 106 classrooms. 149 questionnaires were given to the teachers. Sound level readings were taken during normal school activities. Teacher's voice and… CONTINUE READING