ERIC Number: ED165359
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Interactive Classroom Television Systems: Educational Impact on Partially Sighted Students.
Bikson, T. K.; And Others
The report presents the results of an evaluation of the educational impact in two Los Angeles County, California, elementary schools, of Interactive Classroom Television Systems (ICTSs -- closed circuit systems that permit continuous two-way visual communication between teachers and partially sighted students and enable such students to make the fullest possible use of their residual vision). The two ICTS sites and their participants are described, along with the project's evaluation design, the kinds of assessments employed, and the data collection schedule. In general, assessment of project outcomes over two years suggested that ICTS have a strong positive impact on the educational experiences of partially sighted elementary school students in the three areas evaluated: academic achievement, visually dependent skills (visual motor integration and visual sequential memory) and psychosocial mediators of school success (attitudes toward academic evaluation, toward peers, and toward self). (DLS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitudes, Audiovisual Aids, Classroom Communication, Closed Circuit Television, Elementary Education, Low Vision Aids, Memory, Partial Vision, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Program Evaluation, Self Concept, Visual Impairments, Visual Perception
Rand Corporation, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90406 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rand Corp., Santa Monica, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California