ERIC Number: ED224926
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The TV Development Concept Papers. Preliminary Working Draft. Occasional Papers, Vol. 1, No. 4.
To Educate the People Consortium, Detroit, MI.
This working paper is an intermediary stage in the development of a new telecurriculum for the To Educate the People Consortium. Section 1 is an introduction to the process. Section 2 contains the outlines of 18 courses in the telecurriculum based on concept papers submitted by teams from the consortium. Each course is in the format of six 1-hour specials and three half-hour supplements for each special. Courses are Varieties of Man and Society; Individualization and Urbanization; Culture, Community, and Identity; The Ethnic Factor; Work and Society; Institutions and Organizations; Conflict; Domestic and International; Theory and Method in the Social Sciences; Quality of Life; Folk, Classical, and Mass Culture; Play and Leisure; The Lives of Dr. Faustus; Patterns of Rebirth; An American Mosaic; Creators of Change; Values, Technology, and Society; Energy, Technology, and Public Policy; Ecology and Environment; Birth to Death: The Natural Life Cycle; Systems and Analysis: Geology and Astronomy; and The Future of Science. Section 3 contains concept papers. Section 5 lists the existing courses and program titles. Section 7 discusses the evolution of a humanities-based curriculum for working adults. (Sections 4 and 6 are addressed specifically to concept paper authors.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Blue Collar Occupations, College Programs, Consortia, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Educational Television, Higher Education, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Natural Sciences, Nontraditional Students, Postsecondary Education, Social Sciences, Special Degree Programs, Telecourses, White Collar Occupations
To Educate the People Consortium, Wayne State University, 5229 Cass Avenue, Room 301, Detroit, MI 48202 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: To Educate the People Consortium, Detroit, MI.
Note: For related documents see ED 146 880, ED 221 101, and CE 034 672-674.