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The media center is a repository of knowledge and is indispensable in providing quality education that is greatly needed in developing countries. This paper discusses media centers at school level. The models focused on are those of a developed country. Based on the experiences of a developed country in this field, a proposal is presented in this paper for setting up a media center in secondary schools in Malaysia, but local environment and needs are taken into consideration. This proposal will have many implications in the educational field in Malaysia. It will promote quality education as well as generate innovation and change. The central theme of this paper is that a media center at the school level must be systematically planned, organized, and managed, and that it must be provided with sufficient number of personnel, materials, equipment, and facilities in order to function effectively and efficiently.

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Master of Arts


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

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Roger A. Kueter


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