ERIC Number: ED225549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Television as a Teacher. A Research Monograph.
Coelho, George V., Ed.
In this collection of papers, 10 social researchers and mental health specialists review and assess the state of the art in relevant areas of their expertise to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive account of the role of television as a teacher. An overview of issues, findings, and recommendations by Elizabeth J. Roberts is followed by nine papers on more specific topics: (1) "The Properties of Television and Its Effects on Children," by Alberta E. Siegel; (2) "Interpersonal Factors Mediating Viewing and Effects," by Aimee Dorr; (3) "Processes Involved in Children's Learning from Television: A Review of Research," by Tannis MacBeth Williams; (4) "Television and Social Values," by George Comstock; (5) "The Effects of Television on Institutionalized Children," by Eli A. Rubinstein; (6) "Television Drama and Commercials: A Report on Content and Context with Emphasis on Women and Girls," by Muriel G. Cantor; (7) "The Educational Use of Production Variables and Formative Research in Programing," by Keith W. Mielke; (8) "The Impact of Educational Television upon Young Children Around the World," by Wayne H. Holtzman; and (9) "Public Influence and Television Programing," by Richard I. Feinbloom. References are listed for each paper and a list of national media reform groups is attached. (LMM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Educational Television, Evaluation, Institutionalized Persons, Interpersonal Relationship, Literature Reviews, Mass Media Effects, Mental Health, Sex Role, Social Values, Television Commercials, Television Research, Television Viewing
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (1981-341-166/6376).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.