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Cameron, Catherine Ann; Wigmore, Barbara A. – 1996
Teachers are challenged by contradictory demands on curricular time. The social needs children bring to school sometimes collide with basic literacy instruction priorities. This research addressed concerns about television violence via a project that encouraged children to log their television viewing and write in daily journals their perceptions…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Creative Writing, Extracurricular Activities, Foreign Countries
Surlin, Stuart H.; And Others – 1987
A study investigated the differences between television news programming in Canada and the United States in three areas: ownership (public versus private), language (French versus English), and nation of origin (Canada versus the United States), in order to determine basic differences in network TV news content Canadian viewers may experience,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
This collection of studies, conducted in Norway, France, Canada and Yugoslavia, reports on the ideas and images television broadcasters responsible for the production of youth programs have about their audience; how these broadcasters see their own role; aspects of the broadcasting institution; and certain aspects of the values, interests and…
Descriptors: Audiences, Commercial Television, Foreign Countries, Interests
QCTV Ltd., Edmonton (Alberta). – 1978
This compendium of papers, prepared by staff of a Canadian public cable company, examines cablevision marketing in Canada, multiple replay community programming, the first QCTV film production, QCTV special programming, television coverage of the House of Commons, establishment of a data processing system, use of that system for customer service,…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications, Data Processing, Deafness
Nickerson, Rand; Teachman, Goody S. – 1979
A telephone survey was conducted in the TV Ontario major market areas to determine the potential for television based learning systems, which would include a television component, a variety of possible print components, and access to individual or group instruction by telephone or in person. The potential audience for a learning system of this…
Descriptors: Educational Television, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Marketing
Mainse, David – 1976
Two major objectives of the Alternatives in Children's Broadcasting Project were to determine the extent of the influence of violence in children's television and to determine if children's interest in prosocial programming makes it a viable alternative to violence programming. Both adults and 8-10 year old children were surveyed about their…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Childrens Television, Commercial Television, Educational Television
Dobosh, O.; Wright, E. N. – 1972
The utilization of educational television (ETV) in schools can be ascertained by considering the teacher training in ETV, the extent of access to ETV, the student reaction, and the programing. Using a questionnaire survey method combined with detailed ETV logs, this study was able to analyze both ETV and film utilization in 13 elementary and…
Descriptors: Color, Educational Television, Films, Instructional Films
Zelmer, A. C. L., Ed. – 1971
Conducted through a survey of several communities using videotaped interviews and an examination of the general Canadian media scene, the study undertaken for this report attempted to determine the current level of awareness and knowledge of Albertans concerning the use of cable television (CATV) for community programming. Since the study…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Community Control, Educational Television, Federal Legislation
Sussman, Susan – 1973
This survey sought to ascertain the extent to which individual target schools were equipped with television facilities, and the frequency with which the available equipment was being used by the teachers. The principals in the Borough of York responded to a Television Survey and a random sample of teachers responded to questionnaires. The results…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Television, Elementary School Teachers, Equipment Utilization