ERIC Number: ED125602
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Impacts, Benefits, and Consequences of "Feeling Good"; An Assessment of a Health Series Broadcast on Public Television.
Cohen, Morris N.; Abelson, Herbert I.
A summative research program sought to determine the impact, benefits, and consequences of "Feeling Good"--a series of hour and half-hour broadcasts oriented toward health, produced by Children's Television Workshop for airing on public television, and targeted toward the adult viewing population. The research procedure was a variant of experimental design embedded in a survey research context. The research findings demonstrated that a television health series like "Feeling Good" can effect improvement in reported viewer health behavior and knowledge. Also, it was felt that evaluation of the net impact of "Feeling Good" on viewers beyond a simple assessment of reported selected behaviors and knowledge was not possible due to the subtlety of program topics. (HAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Response Analysis Corp., Princeton, NJ.