Ambient noise levels in university classrooms: Detrimental to teaching and learning?
Journal/Book: Percept Mot Skills. 1999; 89: PO Box 9229, Missoula, MT 59807, USA. Perceptual Motor Skills. 649-650.
Abstract: Ambient noise levels in 28 of 30 university classrooms exceeded the level of 35 dBA as recommended by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Such noise levels may interfere with both reaching and learning.
Note: Article Dancer J, Univ Arkansas, Dept Speech Pathol & Audiol, Little Rock,AR 72204 USA