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ERIC Number: ED011947
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jan
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE ONE ROOM SATELLITE.
DREYFUS, LEE S.
A WISCONSIN HIGH SCHOOL FRENCH CLASS AND A GROUP OF STUDENTS IN AN ENGLISH CALSS AT THE LYCEE HENRI IV OF PARIS, FRANCE, PARTICIPATED IN A COMBINED CLASS SESSION IN THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL TV CLASSROOM EXCHANGE. THE TV SIGNALS WERE EXCHANGED BY MEANS OF THE EARLY BIRD SATELLITE AND PERMITTED THE STUDENTS TO EXCHANGE MESSAGES. DURING THE TELECAST THE AMERICAN STUDENTS SPOKE FRENCH AND THE FRENCH STUDENTS SPOKE ENGLISH. THE HISTORY OF THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE BROADCAST, THE TECHNICAL PROBLEMS INVOLVED, AND THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION OF THE SIMULTANEOUS CLASS MEETINGS, THE SPECIAL PREPARATIONS OF THE AMERICAN STUDENTS, THE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED DURING THE BROADCAST, AND THE REACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATION IN THE TELECAST ARE DESCRIBED IN THE REPORT. THE AUTHOR STATES THIS KIND OF EVENT SHOULD BE MADE A COMMON EXPERIENCE IN THE CLASSROOM. THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION IN THE "NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS JOURNAL," 1966. (AL)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Learning and Re-Education.
Identifiers: France (Paris); MADISON