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ERIC Number: ED174192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Entertainment Television in Rural Alaska: How Will It Affect the School?
Forbes, Norma
The development of the Satellite Television Demonstration Project in Alaska, delivering commercial entertainment television, is briefly described; and important educational issues related to the delivery and usage of commercial television via satellite in Alaska are discussed, including (1) justification for the demonstration project; (2) implementation of the project; (3) the project as an opportunity for research on the effects of commercial television on rural native populations in Alaska; and (4) possible beneficial and harmful cognitive and affective influences of commercial television in Alaska, especially when delivered to rural children in their schools. Several studies related to relevant television and minority culture research are cited. (CMV)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, California, April 1979)