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ERIC Number: ED016080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 175
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A STUDY OF THE CONCENTRATION OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA RESOURCES TO ASSIST IN CERTAIN EDUCATION PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL CONCERN. PART 1, EDUCATION OF THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED. FINAL REPORT.
DAVIS, O.L., JR.; MATHEWS, VIRGINIA H.
THE ROLE OF EDUCATIONAL MEDIA IN THE EDUCATION OF THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED WAS ANALYZED BY A COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE, APPOINTED IN MAY 1965. BASIC FINDINGS INCLUDE--(1) MEDIA RESOURCES SEEMED TO BE BOTH LITTLE USED, AND INEFFECTIVELY USED, (2) PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS SEEMED TO BE UNAWARE OF THE AVAILABILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF MEDIA RESOURCES, (3) MEDIA RESOURCES WERE GIVEN ONLY PERIPHERAL ATTENTION IN TEACHER EDUCATION EITHER AS A METHOD FOR TEACHER EDUCATION OR AS A TEACHING TOOL, (4) ALTHOUGH NO ONE SEEMED TO KNOW WHAT KINDS OF MEDIA RESOURCES PROGRAMS THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED NEEDED, MOST RESEARCH BYPASSED QUESTIONS OF MEDIA AND MEDIA USAGE, AND THERE WAS NO CONCERTED EFFORT TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN BASIC RESEARCH AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. PAPERS COMMISSIONED BY THE COMMITTEE ARE INCLUDED IN THE APPENDIXES--(1) "TRENDS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS, ASSOCIATED WITH THE CURRENT EMPHASIS UPON THE DISADVANTAGED CHILD," BY GEORGE W. DENEMARK AND MARION METZOW, (2) "EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND THE DISADVANTAGED ADOLESCENT," BY DAVID TURNEY, (3) "MEDIA AND CHILDREN OF THOSE WHO ARE NOT LIKE US," BY DAORU YAMAMOTO, AND (4) "EDUCATIONAL MEDIA AND THE INHUMAN CONDITION," BY JOE L. FROST. "MEDIA AND THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED," BY VIRGINIA H. MATHEWS AND WENDA S. THOMPSON SUMMARIZES INFORMATION FROM COMMITTEE INTERVIEWS AND MAIL SURVEYS OF INDIVIDUALS ACTIVE IN THE EDUCATION OF THE DISADVANTAGED. "A SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY ON NEW MEDIA AND THE EDUCATION OF THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED," BY WENDA THOMPSON IS ALSO INCLUDED. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Media Council, Inc., New York, NY.
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