ERIC Number: ED217865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives on Television Education. Television Education Workshop: Multiculturalism Canada (Ottawa, Canada, February 26-28, 1981).
Ungerleider, Charles S., Ed.
This report contains discussion papers presented at a workshop held in 1981 by the Multiculturalism Directorate of the Canadian Department of the Secretary of State to consider the effects of television on public attitudes and to develop approaches for educating viewers to analyze critically what they see. The papers include (1) an overview of the "Workshop on Television Education," by Charles Ungerleider; (2) "The Politics of a Critical Awareness of Media," by Barb Thomas; (3) "Visual Literacy, Young Children, and Multicultural Curriculum," by Joan Collins; (4) "Speak Loudly and Carry a Small Television," by Lon Dubinsky; (5) "Doubts About Television Education," by Arlene Moscovitch; (6) "Ethnic Barriers in the Differentiation of Fantasy from Reality," by Gary Granzberg; (7)"Children, Cognition, and Television," by Bill Winn; (8) "The Development of Television Education," by Nikos Metallinos; (9) "The Critical Viewing of Television," by Jack Livesley; (10) "Impressions on Television Education," by Lois J. Baron; (11) "A Teacher's Perspective on Television Education," by Louis Ho; (12) "Television Education: A Teacher's View," by Barbara Esdale; and (13) an "Epilogue," by Charles Ungerleider. A list of workshop participants is included. (Author/JL)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Children, Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Fantasy, Media Literacy, Multicultural Education, Political Influences, Rural Urban Differences, Television Viewing, Visual Literacy, Workshops
Multiculturalism Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A OM5 (no charge while supply lasts).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of State Multiculturalism, Ottawa (Ontario).
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