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ERIC Number: ED161110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Uses and Effects of Television and Other Mass Media: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through September 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 1 through 3).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 18 titles deal with the following topics: design characteristics of "Sesame Street" and the visual attention of preschool children; content, intent, and audience response to black-directed, black-oriented feature films; documentary television programs; the effects of film aggression on children; foreign students and television and newspaper uses; the effect of adult mediation of television programing and peer pressure on children; communications administration, policy, and program development for public broadcasting; styles of parent-child interaction as a factor in children's learning from television; consumer socialization; career awareness and television; the development of a graduate program in mass communication; broadcasting and presidential popularity; media sensitization; media and nonmedia and the needs of the elderly; a reevaluation of the effects of television violence; programing strategies and program popularity for children; consumer information acquisition; and political news on television. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.