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Educational Needs Assessment of News Agency Reporters the Internal Iran
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This paper considers the training needs assessment of Iranian News Agency reporters. The Population of this study includes all the reporters in News Agency who are 2200 persons. Based on the Cochran sample size formula, 330 persons are examined according to a cluster sampling method. The Constructed-Researcher Questionnaire used for data collection being a common research tool and a direct method to collect data.

The questionnaires used for data collection, for descriptive analysis of data,

were proved reliable with a cronbach’s Alpha coefficient of 0.967. In order to analyze obtained data, descriptive statistics (frequency distribution, percent and mean standard deviation) and inferential statistics (one grouped and independent group t-tests, one-sided variance analysis) were utilized. Results show that reporters of News Agencies in the most elements related to gamut of knowledge, skills, and attitudes are requiring training.


Keywords: needs assessment, training needs assessment, reporters, News Agency, o*net.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/04/7 | Accepted: 2013/09/12 | Published: 2013/11/21

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