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ERIC Number: EJ628323
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0094-1956
The Effect of Network and Public Television Programs on Four and Five Year Olds' Ability To Attend to Educational Tasks.
Geist, Eugene A.; Gibson, Marty
Journal of Instructional Psychology, v27 n4 p250-61 Dec 2000
Examines the effect of network and public television programs on children's: ability to attend to a task, time on task, and engagement in rough-and-tumble play. Sixty-two children were assigned to one of three groups that watched: (1) a public television program; (2) a network television program; and (3) no television and instead played with instructional materials. Discusses implications for children's programming and environmental influences on attention. (AEF)
Journal availability: P.O. Box 8826, Springhill Station, Mobile, AL 36608.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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