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ERIC Number: ED002169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 82
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AUDIOVISUAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE (9TH, LAKE OKOBOJI, 1963) SUMMARY REPORT.
National Education Association, Washington, DC.; Iowa Univ., Iowa City.
A REPORT OF A CONFERENCE HELD TO ANALYZE LEARNING THEORY AS IT RELATES TO NEW MEDIA AND THE LEARNER IS PRESENTED. THE INVITATIONAL CONFERENCE WAS ATTENDED BY REPRESENTATIVES FROM PUBLIC SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES, STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES, AND INDUSTRY. THE KNOWLEDGE EXPLOSION COUPLED WITH THE CURRENT REVOLUTION IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED EDUCATORS TO REEXAMINE TODAY'S TEACHING PRACTICES. THE CONFERENCE DIRECTED ITS ATTENTION TO THESE PROBLEMS. THE OUTCOME OF THE CONFERENCE WAS FIVE COMMITTEE REPORTS. THE FIRST COMMITTEE DEALT WITH LEARNING OBJECTIVES. THIS COMMITTEE WAS PRIMARILY INTERESTED IN IDENTIFYING TASK OBJECTIVES BY APPLYING THE OPERATIONAL PRINCIPLES TO BEHAVIORAL GOALS. THE SECOND COMMITTEE DEALT WITH CONTENT CHARACTERISTICS AND LOOKED AT THE SELECTION AND ARRANGEMENT OF CONTENT. THE THIRD COMMITTEE DEALT WITH TEACHER-LEARNER CHARACTERISTICS. THE FOURTH COMMITTEE DEALT WITH MEDIA CHARACTERISTICS. THIS COMMITTEE REVIEWED SUCH MEDIA AS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION (OPEN CIRCUIT), LANGUAGE LABORATORIES (WITH AUDIO-ACTIVE-RECORD FACILITIES), AND EDUCATIONAL CLASSROOM FILMS (COLOR/SOUND AND SPECIAL SUBJECT MATTER). THE FIFTH COMMITTEE DEALT WITH THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT. IT FELT THAT THE FUNCTIONAL USE OF MEDIA IS FACILITATED BY PROVISION OF OPTIMUM ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, AND EDUCATIONAL SPACE SHOULD HAVE AN ATMOSPHERE CONDUCIVE TO THE TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS.
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.; Iowa Univ., Iowa City.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; IOWA; Iowa (Milford); Lake Okoboji Educational Media Leadership Conf