ERIC Number: ED229002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The Educational Use of Mass Media. World Bank Staff Working Paper No. 491.
Courrier, Kathleen, Ed.
This 7-chapter volume presents 11 papers dealing with the issues commonly encountered by educators and decision-makers in less developed countries when they consider the use of mass media to further their country's education and development. Individual topics and their authors are (1) "Marshalling, Managing, and Evaluating the Mass Media for Education and Development," by Shigenari Futagami; (2) "Do Audiovisual Media Possess Unique Teaching Capabilities?" by Janet Jenkins; (3) "The History of Nation-Building and the Future of Local Broadcasting," by Shigenari Futagami; (4) "Networking and Local Broadcasting: A Choice?" by Gloria Feliciano; (5) "Local Broadcasting and Community Media," by Alan Hancock; (6) "Can Mass Media Be Effective in Curriculum Improvement?" by Takashi Sakamoto; (7) "How Can Radio Be Usefully Applied to Education and Development?" by Hilary Perraton; (8) "Choosing Instructional Languages for Educational Radio Broadcasts in Less Developed Countries," by Wallace Lambert and Nelly Sidoti; (9) "What Does Educational Television Offer Us Now?" by Albert Horley; (10) "Photovoltaic Power for Communications," by Gerald Hein; and (11) "Selecting Appropriate Media," by John Tiffin. (LMM)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Decision Making, Developing Nations, Educational Radio, Educational Television, Instructional Materials, Language of Instruction, Mass Media, Media Selection, Programing (Broadcast), Technology Transfer, Video Equipment
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.