ERIC Number: ED201301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Satellite Instructional Television Experiment: Television Comes to Village. An Evaluation of SITE.
Agrawal, Binod C.
This evaluation of India's Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) investigated the process of existing rural communication, the role of television as a new medium of communication in SITE instructional areas, and the process of change brought about by television in the rural structure at the micro-level. The report includes descriptions of the methodological strategy and profiles of the villages; analyses of the cultural and developmental communication patterns; discussions of the introduction of television to the villages, the viewers, content and preferences, the process of change, the educational role of television, and the effects of the removal of television; and conclusions and implications of the findings. The objectives of SITE as defined in the Memorandum of Understanding, a daily television viewing observations sheet, and lists of Jatis and Jati-like groups in hierarchy are appended. (CHC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Space Research Organization, Bangalore.
Identifiers: India; Satellite Instructional Television Experiment