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Corning, Amy; Senechal, Jesse; Hutton, Amy – State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 2015
In the fall of 2008, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) commissioned a research study comparing the college access provider resources in Virginia to the access and academic achievement needs of the state. That study--conducted by researchers from the College of William and Mary and West Carolina University--resulted in the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Statewide Planning, State Surveys, Higher Education
Seawell, Margaret, Ed. – 1997
The National Television Violence Study (NTVS) was a 3-year effort to assess the effects of violence on television, of particular interest to education professionals is the effects of television violence on children. Funded by the National Cable Television Association, the project began in June 1994 and involved the participation of media scholars…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Higher Education, Mass Media Effects, Programming (Broadcast)
Seawell, Margaret, Ed. – 1998
The National Television Violence Study (NTVS) was a 3-year effort to assess the effects of violence on television, of particular interest to education professionals is the effects of television violence on children. Funded by the National Cable Television Association, the project began in June 1994 and involved the participation of media scholars…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Higher Education, Mass Media Effects, Programming (Broadcast)
Browne, Donald R. – 1974
Most of the literature on communication satellites deals with the technological, legal, and political problems of international communication. Few writers have considered what sorts of programing the international audiences might wish to receive or would watch. Several sources of evidence suggest what the choices might be if the entire world is…
Descriptors: Audiences, Communications, Communications Satellites, Higher Education
Toyn, Thomas David – 1969
The author sought to evaluate the feasibility of developing a centralized instructional television (ITV) production facility for institutions of higher learning in the state of Utah. He considered economic factors, availability of qualified personnel, space and physical plant, potential to provide the required service, and the degree of acceptance…
Descriptors: Centralization, Educational Facilities, Educational Television, Expenditure per Student
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Austin, Bruce A.; Myers, John W. – Journal of Communication, 1984
Results indicate that hearing-impaired students watched more television, expressed more affinity toward the medium, and were more likely to perceive it as depicting reality than did their hearing counterparts. (PD)
Descriptors: College Students, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Literature Reviews
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Long, Michele L.; Simon, Rita J. – Journalism Quarterly, 1974
Finds that the 34 female characters observed on the 22 children and family-oriented programs included in this television survey are portrayed primarily in comic roles or as wives and mothers in a family context. (RB)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Females, Higher Education, Programing (Broadcast)
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Mundorf, Norbert; Brownell, Winifred – Gerontologist, 1990
Updated and extended research on television viewing and magazine reading of older adults (n=74) and compared it with media preferences of college students (n=149). Results indicated older adults viewed more television, although viewing preferences were more similar than expected. Most respondents cited entertainment as primary motive for…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attitudes, College Students, Higher Education
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Hunter, A. T.; Portis, Bernard – Journal of Medical Education, 1972
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Educational Television, Higher Education, Medical Education
Porter, Michael J.; Sapp, Aimee – 1996
A study examined how college students watch television: Are there gender differences in how students watch? Is watching a form of socialization or a means of escape and diversion? Is there a relationship between students' GPA and the number of hours they spend watching television? Subjects were 379 full-time undergraduates--half of whom were male…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audience Response, Higher Education, Sex Differences
Seawell, Margaret, Ed. – 1998
The National Television Violence Study (NTVS) was a 3-year effort to assess the effects of violence on television, of particular interest to education professionals is the effects of television violence on children. Funded by the National Cable Television Association, the project began in June 1994 and involved the participation of media scholars…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Higher Education, Mass Media Effects, Programming (Broadcast)
Walker, James R.; Bellamy, Robert V., Jr. – 1989
An exploratory study focused on usage patterns of television remote control devices (RCDs), examining how and why individuals use television RCDs to "graze." The study identified the gratifications obtained from RCD use and evaluated their relative importance in accounting for variations in RCD use. Subjects were 455 undergraduates in…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
McConnell, Mary C.; And Others – 1984
This module is part of an interdisciplinary program designed to educate the general citizenry regarding the issues of science/technology/society (STS) that have important consequences for both present and future social policies. Specifically, the program provides an opportunity for students to assess the effects of selected technological…
Descriptors: Advertising, College Science, High Schools, Higher Education
Schwarz, Norbert – 1987
Adults' responses to a survey of television viewing were investigated to examine the premise that respondents assume that the range of precoded response alternatives reflects the researcher's knowledge of the distribution of opinions or behaviors in the population. Responses are, therefore, a function of the response alternatives provided.…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Rating Scales, Constructed Response, Foreign Countries
Baus, F., Ed. – 1980
Baseline information for the would-be cable television educational programer is provided by two papers, one an overview of the state of the cable television industry, and the other a report on a marketing study conducted to determine consumer attitudes toward cable TV as an educational medium. In "The Promise and Reality of Cable…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Community Attitudes, Economic Factors, Educational Television
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