Television and metaphors of literacy
- Free programs attract 60,000 schools. // NEA Today;May93, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p8
Reports on the uses of the Cable in the Classroom commercial-free programming in America's schools. Programs offered; Waning interest in Whittle Communications Channel One; Statistics on schools with Cable in the Classroom in American states.
- Free cable in the classroom. // Instructor-Primary;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p5
Reports on the Cable in the Classroom public service of the cable industry in the United States. Access to nearly 500 hours of commercial-free, educational programming per month; Contributions of the volunteers from the National Retired Teachers Association.
- DIGITAL TV MONITORS: WHAT TO LOOK FOR. Ullman, Lawrence // Media & Methods;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p24
Offers pointers on how to select digital television (DTV) technology appropriate for schools. Configurations of DTV monitors; DTV receiver options; Assessment of need for high definition television.
- The study of interactive-television based classrooms: Some theoretical and methodological issues. Rao, V. Srinivasan; Dietrich, Glenn B. // International Journal of Instructional Media;1996, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p305
Discusses theoretical and methodological issues in the study of interactive-television based classrooms. Components of the research framework; Support for the need for theoretical frameworks; Exploratory evidence based on personal experiences.
- NEVADA. // Advocate;6/5/90, Issue 552, p21
Reports that Nevada education officials has called for public school teachers in Clark County not to use a gay-themed children's television program in their lesson plans.
- TV's bright side. Viadero, Debra; Portner, Jessica // Teacher Magazine;Aug/Sep97, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p27
Reports on the findings of researchers at the University of Kansas and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Massachusetts, indicating a substantial positive effect of educational television shows to children in the United States. Consistency of the show `Sesame Street' in giving...
- Conservatives join effort to pull the plug on Channel One. Walsh, Mark // Education Week;04/07/99, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p5
Reports that conservatives are joining critics in the move to rid classrooms of the 12-minute daily program from Channel One. Criticism for the station's introduction of television commercials into the classroom; Broadcast coverage of Channel One; Criticism from the Family Research Council and...
- TV tips. // NEA Today;Sep98, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p45
Presents information on several educational television programs to be aired in the United States including `Squigglevision,' by ABC, `Cold War,' by CNN and `Ultimate Guide: Octopus,' by Discovery Channel.
- 'Reading' Television. Ashley, Warren J. // Educational Leadership;Jan1982, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p296
Reports on the experience of an elementary school in Los Angeles, California, in using a television observation laboratory to help develop children's television literacy and mitigate television's ill effects. Laboratory features; Link between television viewing habits and academic performance.