ERIC Number: ED025153
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1964-Mar
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The Status of Instructional Television; A Study of Instructional Television for Elementary and Secondary Schools During the First Semester of the School Year 1963-1964, with Supplementary Tables.
National Instructional Television Library, New York, NY.
Information for a tabular study of instructional television (ITV) series was supplied via questionnaire by 81 educational television stations, the Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction, 41 closed-circuit installations, and 51 commercial channels. Most of the series offerings (72%) were designed for elementary grades. Offerings for secondary grades were 13% for grades 7-9, and 15% for grades 10-12. The instructional purpose of each series was categorized as major resource, supplemental, or enrichment. Supplementary tables provide statistics on the following: hours devoted to ITV programing (25,800 broadcast hours during first semester 1963-64), enrollment, weekly lesson frequency, number of lessons in an entire series, length of lessons, production sources, types of program selection control, expenses and sources of income of educational television stations for ITV programing, course offerings and content, air time for ITV series, lesson repeats, inservice teacher education, and educational television assessment formulas. (TI)
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Authoring Institution: National Instructional Television Library, New York, NY.