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ERIC Number: ED011993
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep
Pages: 142
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Reference Count: 0
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ADULT EDUCATION AND TELEVISION, A COMPARATIVE STUDY IN CANADA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, AND JAPAN.
GROOMBRIDGE, BRIAN; AND OTHERS
STUDIES ON THE EDUCATIONAL USES AND POTENTIAL OF TELEVISION IN CANADA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, AND JAPAN OUTLINE AND DISCUSS (1) THE SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL CONTEXT OF ETV IN EACH NATION, (2) KINDS OF PROGRAMS AND THEIR PURPOSES, (3) EXPLOITATION OF ETV BY ADULTS, (4) RESEARCH ON AUDIENCE CHARACTERISTICS AND NEEDS, AND (5) FORMS OF COOPERATION BETWEEN TELEVISION BROADCASTERS AND ADULT EDUCATION. THE CANADIAN REPORT STRESSES (1) COOPERATION WITH UNIVERSITIES, EDUCATORS, AND ADULT EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONS, (2) CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (CBC) OBJECTIVES (FOR EXAMPLE, GREATER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN FRENCH AND ENGLISH CANADIANS), (3) PROGRAM PRODUCTION AND SCHEDULING, (4) STAFF TRAINING, (5) THE IMPACT OF TELEVISION ON THE "FARM FORUM" AND "CITIZENS FORUM" SERIES, AND (6) RESEARCH AND PLANNING NEEDS. THE CZECHOSLOVAKIA REPORT EMPHASIZES (1) INVESTIGATION OF AUDIENCE VIEWING PATTERNS AND REACTIONS, (2) EFFECTIVE PLANNING, PRODUCTION, AND SCHEDULING, AND (3) COOPERATION WITH OTHER EDUCATIONAL BODIES IN ADVISORY, CREATIVE, AND STAFF-TRAINING ACTIVITIES. THE JAPANESE REPORT SEEKS TO RELATE ADULT EDUCATION AND TELEVISION TO SOCIAL NEEDS THROUGH FORMAL AND INFORMAL COURSES (CORRESPONDENCE AND WOMEN'S EDUCATION, FOR EXAMPLE), GENERAL CULTURAL AND INFORMATIONAL BROADCASTING, SUITABLE PRODUCTION METHODS, AND SPECIFIC LEADERSHIP TRAINING TECHNIQUES. CASE STUDIES ARE GIVEN ON (1) THE CBC SERIES, "FOUR PHILOSOPHERS" (CANADA), (2) HEALTH EDUCATION (CZECHOSLOVAKIA), AND (3) WOMEN'S CLASSES (JAPAN). THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES THE EDITOR'S COMMENTARY, FOUR TABLES AND 71 REFERENCES. IT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADULT EDUCATION, LONDON, ENGLAND, FOR $4.50. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION; CITIZENS FORUM; CZECHOSLOVAKIA; ENGLAND; Farm Radio Forum (Canada); FRANCE; JAPAN