This book is a first attempt to bring attention to the educational impact of television by providing an extraordinary synthesis of all available literature (previously published and unpublished) on the impact of educational television
on young viewers.
THIRDFORCE, the owner of the European Computer Driving Licence, is buying AV Edge, a maker of educational television
programmes, for just over EUR500,000.
Totally teen-written, -filmed and -produced, the show is the brainchild of a young cast and crew who were given 30 minutes of air time by Boca Raton Educational Television
director David Schmidt.
The book is filled with examples, from the rage for Hush Puppies shoes to the popularity of Sesame Street educational television
to an epidemic of teen suicides in Micronesia.
The Ticktock Minutes series, which began in 1995, was created by Mississippi Educational Television
staff, including executive producer and puppet creator Peter Zapletal, producer-director Diane Hartman, content developer Temple Lymberis, and art director Karen Wing.
7 million to set up a new educational television
While many campers learn accurate facts about snakes at school and from educational television
, some fallacies persist.
A review of research by Webster and Hackley (1997) entitled "Teaching Effectiveness in Technology-Mediated Distance Learning" reported that distant learners progress as well as learners in a face-to-face classroom environment: Effectiveness of educational television
and face-to-face instruction has no or small differences in student achievement (Wetzel, Radtke, & Stem, 1994), and there was no difference between the performance of students given interactive video instruction and face-to-face instruction (Storck & Sproull, 1995).
Last December the Federal Communications Commission issued new rules governing noncommercial educational television
Faced with a high-pressure lobbying campaign from religious broadcasters and their allies, the Federal Communications Commission has backed down from proposed rules governing religious programming at noncommercial educational television
Distance education debuted in the 1960s and 1970s when educational television
and cable systems made it possible to beam classes into living rooms.
Earlier he served for three years as public relations manager for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, four years as an information officer for National Educational Television
, and several years as a reporter, covering Northern New Jersey for the Hudson Dispatch, and town government and general assignment stories for the Long Island Press.