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ERIC Number: ED142238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Children's Television Workshop. Quarterly Reports for January-March 1977 and April-June 1977.
Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY.
These two progress reports from the Children's Television Workshop provide information on research, production, public affairs, and budgetary aspects of Sesame Street and The Electric Company. Examples of curriculum innovations under development and/or consideration include: affective education segments, segments for the retarded and/or handicapped, segments filmed in Hawaii, and pre-science and health segments. The Sesame Street Prison Project, which has as a primary goal the strenghtening of ties between inmates and their families, is described. Appended are: (1) Sesame Street research including a character familiarity study and research involving the coding of program segments by attributes; (2) Community Education Services including a report on television practices for Spanish speaking handicapped children; and (3) Public Affairs newspaper clippings. (STS)
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Correctional Education, Educational Research, Educational Television, Handicapped Children, Hospitalized Children, Humanistic Education, Prisoners, Programing (Broadcast), Reading Instruction, Science Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Television Curriculum, Television Research
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Educational Technology.
Authoring Institution: Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY.