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ERIC Number: ED002238
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 28
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MIDWEST PROGRAM ON AIRBORNE TELEVISION INSTRUCTION -- A REGIONAL EXPLORATION IN EDUCATION.
IVEY, JOHN E.; AND OTHERS
STARTING IN FEBRUARY 1961, THE MIDWEST PROGRAM ON AIRBORNE TELEVISION INSTRUCTION (MPATI) TRANSMITTED COURSES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES, SCIENCE, ARITHMETIC, ART, THE HUMANITIES, MUSIC, SOCIAL STUDIES, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS TO 18 SCHOOLS IN THE MIDWEST. THE AIRBORNE TELECAST OPERATED OVER NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA AND TRANSMITTED COURSES OVER AN AREA 150 TO 200 MILES IN RADIUS ENCOMPASSING PARTS OF THE SIX STATES OF ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, MICHIGAN, OHIO, AND WISCONSIN. AREA COORDINATORS AND COMMITTEES CONSISTING OF SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY EDUCATORS AND ADMINISTRATORS, EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION REPRESENTATIVES, AND LAY LEADERS PROVIDE LIAISON BETWEEN MPATI AND COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM. SELECTED TELEVISION TEACHERS PREPARE THE COURSES FOR AIRBORNE TELEVISION. THE RECORDING WORK IS COMPLETED AT DESIGNATED EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION STATIONS. A SECTION ON SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS GIVES ADVICE ABOUT THE TYPE OF EQUIPMENT NECESSARY, EQUIPMENT AND ROOM COSTS, AND HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM. A ROSTER OF THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF MPATI IS INCLUDED.
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Identifiers: INDIANA; LAFAYETTE