ERIC Number: ED027180
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
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National Center for School and College Television News Supplement Number 6, Television in Science Education.
National Center for School and Coll. Television, Bloomington, IN.
This Newsletter concerns the National Center for School and College Television's Conference on television in science education. The Conference was conducted to assess television materials being offered in science in an effort to stimulate the development of increasingly effective television materials for the nation's schools. Part 1 is a status report of science telecourses being offered in the U.S. during 1966-67 school year. The courses are categorized under curriculum usage level and the information provided includes grade emphasis, frequency of transmission, and whether the telecourses are recorded or unrecorded. Part 2 is an overview of the discussion among the 11 science and television authorities who participated in the conference. The topics subjected to critical analysis are (1) the use of the medium, (2) the quality of the television teaching, (3) the content of lessons, (4) the validity of television as an instructional medium, and (5) the objectives of televised instruction. Part 3 lists science telecourses in current usage. The information provided includes (1) the telecourse title, (2) the producer, (3) the production location, (4) the grade level, (5) the number of lessons, (6) the lesson length, and (7) the frequency of production. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: National Center for School and Coll. Television, Bloomington, IN.