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Kvamme, Ole Andreas – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2021
The Norwegian high-school drama series Skam is produced and published by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, a publicly funded institution distinguished by an explicit obligation to the public interest, not only serving their audience as consumers but even as citizens. Generally, the normativity expressed in Skam may be summarized by treating…
Descriptors: Programming (Broadcast), Foreign Countries, Ethical Instruction, Public Television
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Gong, Zijian; Holiday, Steven – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2021
This research examined whether parents can recognize modified brands in children's programming, and whether program educational value and active mediation intention would moderate perceptions of modified brand references. An experiment was conducted with 109 parents of child(ren) between 3-6 years old. Participants watched clips that…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, Consumer Economics, Advertising
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Yurchak, Molly Foran – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2017
This article presents an interview with Sonia Manzano, who, for 44 years (1971-2015), played the role of Maria on "Sesame Street." A range of issues were discussed--children, learning, politics, entertainment-- as well as her transition to a writing life, through her several children's books and her lyrical and captivating memoir of her…
Descriptors: Public Television, Childrens Television, Montessori Schools, Montessori Method
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Paulsen, Christine Andrews; Andrews, Jessica Rueter – Afterschool Matters, 2019
Too many of today's children spend too much time indoors, often interacting with screens. They don't get enough physical exercise. Their learning about nature comes from books and teachers rather than from firsthand exploration of natural phenomena. These issues affect most modern American children, but they are particularly prominent among…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, STEM Education, After School Programs, Public Television
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Crespo-Pereira, Verónica; Martínez-Fernández, Valentín-Alejandro; Campos-Freire, Francisco – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
The new media landscape is characterized by the fragmentation and disaffection of the audience towards traditional television. Such a context requires innovative strategies to meet the needs of the public and connect with it. This article analyses the ability of Neuroscience to optimize the production of content adapted to audiences. For this…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Public Television, Programming (Broadcast), Foreign Countries
Berdik, Chris – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2020
When "Sesame Street" launched in 1969, it was the first show to attempt to teach young children school-readiness skills with catchy songs and playful Muppets. Not only did it revolutionize the children's media landscape, the program sparked a love of learning among generations of children all over the world. For "Revisiting the…
Descriptors: Educational Television, Public Television, Educational Media, Technology Uses in Education
Cooney, Joan Ganz – Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop, 2019
In 1966, Joan Ganz Cooney was a documentary producer at Channel 13 when Lloyd Morrisett, then Vice President at the Carnegie Corporation of New York, offered her an opportunity that would change the landscape of children's media forever. The Carnegie Corporation provided funding for a three-month study during which Joan traveled the country to…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Audiences, Basic Skills, Disadvantaged Youth
Li, Linlin; Luttgen, Kim; Huang, Kevin; Weiser, Gary; Cornfield, Olivia; Hess, Hopeton; Chow, Eunice; Schneider, Megan – WestEd, 2020
School closures because of natural phenomena, such as COVID-19, underscore the importance of effective distance learning strategies when there are no in-school alternatives. Our study describes the implementation of a multimedia science program before and after school closure due to COVID-19 in a variety of ways depending on schools'…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Distance Education
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Stewart, Marilyn G. – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2012
Since the earliest times, humans have made objects--oil lamps carved out of stone to light their way, baskets and pots to hold grain and water, blankets and clothing to protect them from the elements. At some point, their need for the functional was enhanced by their desire for the beautiful. They began to decorate their lamps, pots, baskets,…
Descriptors: Handicrafts, Art Education, Artists, Art History
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Cashion, Carol Jackson – English Journal, 2011
In 1971, the year that "Masterpiece Theater" premiered on WGBH, the public television station in Boston, the author's family lived in London for the summer. Her life that summer had the taste and texture of an English novel, and she loved every minute of it, which might explain not only her choice to become an English teacher but also her lifelong…
Descriptors: Public Television, Programming (Broadcast), Television Viewing, Teaching Guides
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Munday, Jeremy – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2012
This article approaches translation through the application of the model of systemic functional linguistics. More specifically, it explores the use of the potential of appraisal theory of evaluation (Martin, J.R., & White, P.R.R., "The Language of Evaluation: Appraisal in English". London: Palgrave, 2005), centring on the realization of…
Descriptors: Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Translation, Public Television
Linebarger, Deborah L. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
Television--public television, in particular--has come to be seen as a great educational resource for the home, but it hasn't been as widely embraced in the classroom. Thanks to a number of recent, large-scale research projects, it's time to put those concerns to rest. Not only does educational television have powerful effects on children's…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Television, Public Television, Educational Resources
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Kumler, Lori – Social Education, 2012
"Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization," has much to offer nearly any social studies classroom from 9th grade to college levels. The film is based on Lester R. Brown's book by the same name and is the 12th episode in the Journey to Planet Earth public television series. The film illustrates the complexity of climate change and its connections to…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Classrooms, Grade 9, Secondary Education
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Paulsen, Christine Andrews – Afterschool Matters, 2013
Business leaders, educators, and government leaders agree that, in order for the United States to retain its standing as a world leader, public and private institutions need to work together to develop a well-qualified workforce in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). However, the number of graduates with STEM degrees has not…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Best Practices, Public Television, STEM Education
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Reimers, Eva – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2014
Drawing on post-structural perspectives and analysis of television programs on education, the article investigates the public educational discourse in Sweden. It shows how a dominant neoliberal educational discourse is articulated together with a discourse of equal education, where the two discourses influence and subvert each other so that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Television, Discourse Analysis, Neoliberalism
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