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ERIC Number: ED485610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Television Goes to School: The Impact of Video on Student Learning in Formal Education
Education Development Center, Inc.
This report focuses on key questions concerning the relationship of television to learning, and provides examples drawn from current television research to demonstrate television's positive effect on student achievement. A set of practical recommendations are also provided so that broadcasters and educators can maximize the effectiveness of video in the classroom. This document is organized in the following sections: (1) Executive Summary; (2) Report Rationale; (3) A Brief Overview of the History of TV Research; (4) Watching Television; (5) Learning from TV; (6) Classroom Uses of Video and Television; (7) Using Classroom Television to Support Specific Academic Disciplines; (8) Teaching with Television; (9) Helping Teachers Teach with Television; and (9) Looking Ahead.
Education Development Center, Inc. 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453. Tel: 617-969-7100; Fax: 617-969-5979; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, New York, NY. Center for Children and Technology; Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A