Information usage by parents of junior high-middle school students : implications for family life educators
Shetler, Sandra K.
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The purpose of this study is the examination of information usage by parents of children in junior high or middle school. The research assessed (1) past sources of help used by respondents, (2) helpfulness of the past sources used, (3) informational topics preferred, and (4) future information delivery methods preferred by respondents. Results showed respondents utilised a variety of sources when information/help seeking. Results also showed the preferred method of delivery was written materials, with the most preferred topics related to parenting.