ERIC Number: ED192762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Media, the Learner, and Intellectual Freedom. A Handbook.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.
The Intellectual Freedom Committee of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) has developed this handbook to assist schools in strengthening their philosophy and curriculum, encourage the purchase of the best and most appropriate educational media, and provide support to the administrator, teacher, and media specialist in potentially controversial areas. A position statement on intellectual freedom and guidelines for developing an educational media selection policy are given. Appendices include: (1) a checklist for survival against censorship, (2) a sample policy statement, (3) an evaluation guide for instructional materials, (4) a sample form to request the reconsideration of instructional materials, (5) checklists for school media advisory committee reconsideration of instructional materials, (6) a directory of contacts for intellectual freedom matters, (7) a selected list of organizations with intellectual freedom manuals, and (8) a bibliography on issues of intellectual freedom. (MER)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Check Lists, Educational Assessment, Educational Media, Media Selection, Media Specialists, Position Papers, Records (Forms), School Administration, Teachers
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 1126 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($8.95 non-members, $7.95 members).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.