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Children Now, 2007
American companies currently spend $15 billion a year on marketing and advertising to children under the age of 12. Annually, children influence $500 billion in spending on fast food, junk food, toys and other advertised products, and the average child sees thousands of ads on television alone. From video games and the Internet to cell phones and…
Descriptors: Advertising, Marketing, Mass Media Effects, Childhood Interests
1964
AN OVERVIEW OF EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION (ETV) TO 1964 BY THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATION COMMISSION (FCC) IS PRESENTED. ONLY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION THAT IS TELECAST OVER COMMERCIAL CHANNELS (OTHER THAN CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION) IS REVIEWED. ETV BEGAN IN 1952 WHEN THE FCC RESERVED 242 CHANNEL ASSIGNMENTS FOR NONCOMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL USE. ETV CHANNEL…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Broadcast Television, Educational Technology, Educational Television
BRONSON, VERNON; AND OTHERS – 1963
THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO DEMONSTRATE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF USING DIGITAL COMPUTER METHODS TO ESTABLISH AN ULTRAHIGH FREQUENCY UHF ASSIGNMENT PLAN. THE STUDY FOLLOWS UP A PREVIOUS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS (NAEB) SURVEY WHICH INDICATED THE NEED FOR FUTURE EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION CHANNELS BEYOND THOSE…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Computer Programs, Computers, Educational Television
BRONSON, VERNON; AND OTHERS – 1963
THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS STUDY WAS TO DEMONSTRATE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF USING COMPUTER METHODS IN ESTABLISHING LOCATIONS OF ULTRAHIGH FREQUENCY TELEVISION BROADCASTING CENTERS. THE STUDY IS A FOLLOWUP TO A PREVIOUS SURVEY WHICH INDICATED THE NEED FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION CHANNELS IN ADDITION TO THOSE AVAILABLE UNDER THE EXISTING TABLE…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Computer Programs, Computers, Educational Television
Dickson, David – 1968
Federal City College (FCC) in Washington, D.C., the youngest land-grant college in the nation, had an auspicious beginning. It was generously endowed, enthusiastically received, enjoyed enlightened leadership, a dedicated faculty, an open admission policy, and an innovative curriculum in which most courses were interdisciplinary, problem-oriented…
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Black Education, Curriculum, Experimental Curriculum
BRONSON, VERNON; AND OTHERS – 1964
A TECHNICAL REPORT WAS PREPARED COVERING THE IMPACT OF AIRBORNE TELEVISION TRANSMISSION ON LAND-BASED UHF TELEVISION ASSIGNMENT PLANS. THE REPORT RELATED TO THE PROPOSED EXPANSION PLANS OF THE MIDWEST PROGRAM ON AIRBORNE TELEVISION INSTRUCTION (MPATI). EARLIER STUDIES BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS (NAEB) HAD LED TO THE…
Descriptors: Assignments, Broadcast Television, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers