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ERIC Number: ED001323
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 60
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REPORT TO THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION RELATIVE TO TELEVISION FOR 1963-64.
Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
IT IS NOTED THAT TELEVISION IS USED TO EXTEND, ENRICH, AND SUPPLEMENT CURRENT WORK OF THE CLASSROOM IN ANY SUBJECT FIELD UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE CLASSROOM TEACHER. IT MAY PROVIDE BASIC INSTRUCTION FOR STUDENTS OR GIVE DIRECTION TO THE CLASSROOM TEACHER IN A PARTICULAR SUBJECT. QUALITY PROGRAMS ARE DEPENDENT UPON IDEAS, PERSONNEL AND PRODUCTION. TELEVISION MAKES AVAILABLE TO MANY STUDENTS THE SPECIAL TALENTS OF SCIENTISTS, ARTISTS, BUSINESSMEN, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS, PRESENTS UNUSUAL EXPERIMENTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS, INTRODUCES STUDENTS TO PEOPLE OF OTHER REGIONS, TAKES STUDENTS INTO MUSEUMS, FACTORIES AND OTHER INACCESSIBLE PLACES, TRANSMITS IDEAS, UNDERSTANDINGS AND INFORMATION ECONOMICALLY, BRINGS CURRENT EVENTS INTO THE CLASSROOM, AND PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR CLEAR AND DETAILED OBSERVATIONS BY MEANS OF SLOW MOTION, ANIMATION OR EDITING. ATTRIBUTES OF A GOOD TELEVISION TEACHER INCLUDE THE ABILITIES TO PLAN AND DEVELOP A LESSON, TO THINK AND PLAN VISUALLY, AND TO COMMUNICATE AND STIMULATE. A TABLE REVEALS THAT 22 1/2 HOURS OF PREPARATION IS REQUIRED FOR ONE PROGRAM. PROBLEMS INVOLVED IN TELEVISION TEACHING ARE LISTED AS--TIME INVOLVED, TENSION, PRESSURE, APPEARANCE, A SOMETIMES HELPLESS FEELING, AND ADDED PERSONAL EXPENSES. ESSENTIAL TELEVISION PROGRAMS ARE GIVEN AS SPANISH I AND II, INSERVICE FOR SPANISH TEACHERS, MATHEMATICS FOR 4TH, 5TH, AND 6TH GRADES, AND INSERVICE FOR MATHEMATICS TEACHERS. IF MONEY AND TIME ARE AVAILABLE, OTHER AREAS SUGGESTED ARE AMERICA'S HERITAGE FOR MIDDLE GRADES AND 8TH GRADE, UNITS ON AFRICA, JAPAN, LATIN AMERICA AND MIDDLE EAST, SPANISH III, AND MATH, SCIENCE, ART, MUSIC, FIELD TRIPS, HEALTH AND HOLIDAYS FOR PRIMARY GRADES.
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Los Angeles)