ERIC Number: ED049073
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Teaching Introductory College Geology by Television.
Bowen, John E.; And Others
This document supports the use of instructional television particularly as an alternative to the large lecture hall classes. The geology program at the University of Arizona consisting of television presentations from 1962 to 1970 is reviewed, including the history of the program, course description, attendance, course organization, TV facilities, financing, viewing, textbook, faculty response, innovations, educational philosophy and objectives. The following programs are also briefly described: University of Minnesota television course in physical geology "The Earth and the Sea," (part of the Odyssey Series for educational television); television geology at the University of Wisconsin; and the former program at Portland State University. (PR)
Descriptors: College Science, Earth Science, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Geology, Program Descriptions, Teaching Methods, Telecourses
American Geological Institute, 2201 M St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037
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Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Geological Inst., Washington, DC.