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Lyle, Jack – 1975
Based on data collected by several individuals in recent years, this report is intended to provide an overview of American public broadcasting and its audiences. The size, characteristics, and viewing patterns of public, noncommercial television viewers are described. Among the findings cited in the report are the following: (1) 80 percent of…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Demography, Educational Television, Programing (Broadcast)
London Univ. (England). Inst. of Education. – 1967
This 1967 summary of closed circuit television (CCTV) activities in medical education presents descriptive information on 35 different medical institutions in Great Britain. Specific data on CCTV are offered by institution, equipment, and uses under each medical field: anatomy, anaesthetics, geriatrics, medicine, obstretrics and gynaecology,…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Closed Circuit Television, Color, Demonstrations (Educational)
Anderson, James A. – 1971
Past studies of media credibility have yielded contradictory results. In some research, television has the most credibility, while in others, radio or newspapers have the most. A probable reason for this is the way survey questions are phrased. In asking for a "major source of news," some questions focus on the "most likely medium" for news in…
Descriptors: Audiences, Intermode Differences, Mass Media, Media Research
Darden, Douglas W.; Bertrand, Alvin L. – 1971
Study was undertaken to obtain information on use rural Louisianians make of radio and television, and to determine the part various mass media play in lives of rural people. Information was solicited from 25 households within each of 12 parishes in the state. Total number of persons sampled was 600. Cultural background, economic enterprises in…
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Mass Media, News Media, Radio
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Prisuta, Robert H. – Journalism Quarterly, 1979
A survey of more than 600 Michigan high school students suggests that adolescents who prefer television news and public affairs programs tend to feel their families, friends, and schools think public affairs are important; tend to be older; and tend not to be from a minority racial background. (GT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, News Reporting, Predictor Variables
Middleton, Yvette; Vanterpool, Sandra M. – 1999
Noting the research finding that children watch an average of 20 to 25 violent acts per hour on Saturday morning cartoons, this paper discusses cartoon violence and presents the findings of a survey examining children's ability to differentiate between real and fantasy violence in television cartoons and the impact of such violence. Participating…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Television, Cognitive Development
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
Seya, Pierre Thizier; Yao, Faustin Kouadjo – 1977
The two surveys described in this report were conducted for the Out of School Television (OSTV) unit in order to learn more about the context in which its series of weekly programs for rural adults (Tele Pour Tous or Television for Everybody--TVE) operates, and to study audience reactions to a specific series. Individual interviews with selected…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Broadcast Television, Community Attitudes
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)
Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD. – 1978
The U.S. Office of Education, under the legislative authority of the Emergency School Aid Act (ESAA), commissioned a survey of the viewership of 11 ESAA-funded TV series designed to reduce cultural isolation in minority children. Objectives of the survey were to determine the availability of the ESAA-TV series to their target audiences, as well as…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Cultural Isolation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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
Enochs, Larry G. – 1988
The Search for Solutions (SFS) film series has been a popular and important component of many school science programs ranging from elementary to college level. Phillips Petroleum Corporation, funding agent for the SFS, reported that by 1984 some 26,000 schools, 83 percent of all public and private schools, had used the series. In addition, some 84…
Descriptors: Achievement, College Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
BRUGGER, JOHN R.; AND OTHERS – 1960
AN EXTENSIVE SURVEY WAS MADE OF EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES USED BY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES. A CRITIQUE IS INCLUDED IN THE SURVEY REPORT DESCRIBING HOW EFFECTIVE 56 INSTITUTIONS ARE IN USING THE MEDIUM. NEAR THE END OF THE STUDY, A CONFERENCE WAS HELD (1960) AT HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND, TO DRAW UPON PROFESSIONAL…
Descriptors: Broadcast Reception Equipment, Broadcast Television, Closed Circuit Television, Colleges
RAMEY, JAMES W. – 1965
A STUDY WAS MADE ON THE USE OF TELEVISION IN MEDICAL TEACHING AND RESEARCH THROUGH A SURVEY OF 88 MEDICAL SCHOOLS, SITE VISITS TO 22 OF THE SCHOOLS, AND AN ANALYSIS OF RECENT JOURNAL ARTICLES CONCERNING TELEVISION'S USE IN MEDICINE. THE SURVEY CONSISTED OF A DETAILED QUESTIONNAIRE WHICH WAS MAILED TO USER INSTITUTIONS. A TOTAL OF 47 SCHOOLS…
Descriptors: Educational Television, Interviews, Medical Schools, Program Evaluation
Hebbeler, Kathleen; Cosgrove, Michael – 1978
Results are presented of a national survey of in-school students, teachers, and principals to determine the viewership and availability of 11 television series which have been produced and distributed through funding provided by the Emergency School Aid Act (ESAA) to reduce cultural isolation among minority group members. In-home surveys were also…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Cultural Isolation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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