ERIC Number: ED389296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, December 1-31, 1995.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the first half of the month of December, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics covered include: President Clinton's visit to Northern Ireland, President Clinton's attempts to marshal support for sending American troops to Bosnia, and the Olympic torch relay (December 1); Bill Gates' purchase of the Bettman picture archive and possible plans to put it on the World Wide Web, anorexia nervosa, the "death" of filmdom's Godzilla, the sugar industry, Michael Jackson's collapse, the 100th anniversary of the x-ray, and President Clinton's conference on AIDS (December 4-8); UPC bar codes and ways they made be able to help the police department, tobacco expansion and increases in smoking in the Far East, a Nobel prize for John Steinbeck, organized crime's interest in the sanitation industry, and multicultural December holidays (December 11-15). (BEW)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Multimedia, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (specify date; videos, $10.95 per episode). Available electronically through: email@example.com, Lesson Plans, CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans or at the URL: gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.