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Apley, Alice; Frankel, Susan; Goldman, Elizabeth; Streitburger, Kim – Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2011
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's museums. Museums for America (MFA) is the largest IMLS grant program for museums; it supports institutions by investing in high-priority, high-value activities that are clearly linked to the institution's strategic plan and enhance its value to…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Cultural Background, Library Services
Agostino, Don; Zenaty, Jayne – 1980
A telephone survey of randomly selected homes was conducted to locate current owners of videocassette recorders (VCRs) for a study of their VCR-associated television viewing of both public (PTV) and commercial (CTV) television, and a one-week TV activity diary was mailed to homes in 16 cities. Analysis of data from 250 completed diaries indicates…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Public Television, Television Research, Television Surveys
Nielsen (A.C.) Co., Chicago, IL. – 1979
The Nielsen data on commercial television viewing and programming contained in this report are estimates of the audiences and other characteristics of television usage as derived from Nielsen Television Index and Nielsen Station Index measurements. Data and brief discussions are provided on the number of commercial and public stations; number of…
Descriptors: Audiences, Cable Television, Color, Commercial Television
Lee, S. Young; Pedone, Ronald J. – 1974
Statistics in the areas of finance, employment, broadcast and production for public TV licenses in 1972 are given in this report. Tables in the area of finance are presented specifying total funds, income, direct operating costs, and capital expenditures. Employment is divided into all employment with subdivisions for full- and part-time employees…
Descriptors: Educational Television, Employment Statistics, Minority Groups, Programing (Broadcast)
Princeton Survey Research Associates, NJ. – 1998
A study presented the results of two national, random sample surveys about the use of and interaction with the television ratings system by parents and children. The telephone survey was conducted between April 2-26, 1998, and involved interviews with 1,358 parents of children ages 2-17 and 446 children ages 10-17. Results were reported for 69…
Descriptors: Audience Response, Elementary Secondary Education, Mass Media Use, National Surveys
Booz Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1981
This study focused on specific needs and interests of three minority groups (Blacks, Hispanics, and the elderly) as television audiences. The study was based on a survey of American television audiences, conducted by Ronald Frank and Marshall Greenberg for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to determine directions for television program…
Descriptors: Audiences, Blacks, Demography, Hispanic Americans
Etaix, Mireille; Lenglet, Frans – 1977
This report presents the results of two surveys conducted in January and April 1977 in the Ivory Coast to assess the impact of the "Tele Pour Tous" programs on rural audiences in terms of awareness, learning, and action. Descriptions of the socio-economic characteristics of the audience and their viewing patterns were sought, and…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Community Attitudes, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Katzman, Solomon; Katzman, Natan – 1979
Part of a series of statistical reports on public broadcasting, this publication is based on data provided by public television stations to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in a survey of public television programming by category. This is the third report in a new series of analyses which are based on the sample of an entire year. A summary…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Broadcast Industry, Content Analysis, Educational Television
Grundin, Hans U. – 1979
This survey was designed to complement the information obtained in previous surveys by concentrating on two categories of courses: new courses since the previous survey (12 undergraduate and two short courses) and courses which had lost their television repeats since the previous survey (23 undergraduate courses). The aims of this survey were to…
Descriptors: Educational Television, Higher Education, Nonformal Education, Programing (Broadcast)
Child Research Service, Inc., New York, NY. – 1975
A total of 687 children, aged 7 through 11, was interviewed in fall, 1974 to determine the extent to which the Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine television programs communicated "pro-social" messages to its audience. Viewers of four different episodes of the Globetrotters were questioned about the program they had seen. Among the…
Descriptors: Basketball, Childhood Attitudes, Children, Commercial Television
Katzman, Natan – 1975
As part of a program of statistical reports on public broadcasting, a survey requested 147 public broadcasting stations to supply information about their operations during one week in 1974. Data were collected about instructional television services, "Sesame Street,""The Electric Company," general and news programing, any…
Descriptors: Educational Television, Media Research, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
Bates, A. W. – 1975
The Open University of Great Britain relies heavily on broadcasting as a mode of instruction. Because increased course offerings have made program scheduling a problem and because production costs have risen sharply, a survey was conducted to determine the use patterns of students so that the system's resources could be allocated in the most…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Programs, Educational Radio, Educational Television
Mulder, Ronald – 1974
During the week of May 20-26, 1974, a telephone survey to determine television viewing patterns was conducted in the six-county Chicago metropolitan area. For the 4,662 respondents, data were collected concerning family characteristics and time spent watching the various programs offered by WTTW, Chicago's public broadcasting station. Nearly 43%…
Descriptors: Audiences, Community Characteristics, Demography, Individual Characteristics
Valenzuela, Nicholas A.; Spain, Peter – 1975
A telephone survey was conducted in November 1973 to determine television viewing patterns in southwestern Virginia. Data were collected concerning family characteristics and time spent watching the various programs offered by WBRA-TV and WSVN-TV, the local public broadcasting stations. Income and occupational status proved to be significant…
Descriptors: Audiences, Community Characteristics, Demography, Individual Characteristics
Spain, Peter – 1974
A public television station in New York, WNET, conducted a survey of its potential audience. The purposes of the study were to determine: (1) the demographic characteristics of the station's members, non-member viewers, and non-viewers; (2) the image that the station conveys to the public; (3) the perceived importance of premiums as an inducement…
Descriptors: Audiences, Demography, Graphs, Motivation