ERIC Number: ED227602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Radio and Television's Role in the Education of Handicapped Children in Japan.
Japan Radio-TV Education Association, Tokyo.
The booklet describes research since 1975 performed in Japan to determine the effects of radio and television broadcasts on handicapped children. Introductory materials review the history of special education in Japan and the role of broadcasting for handicapped people and in special education in Japan. A survey depicts the extent of broadcast equipment (audiovisual aids) and instructional programs in Japanese special education programs. Report of an investigation follows in which 25 mentally retarded 4th to 6th graders were asked to view a videotape recording. Descriptions of two classroom studies address the use of television to begin and conclude classroom lessons and the use of television science programs in junior high. A concluding section summarizes findings and discusses future projects. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Translations
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Japan Radio-TV Education Association, Tokyo.