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“A worthwhile effort.” –The Hindustan Times “Children and Television provides a detailed description of the patterns of representation of different groups on children's television programs (including commercial broadcast, public broadcast, and cable) and their potential consequences for the development of people's worldviews. … Children and Television is a readable and interesting introduction to research on children and television by scholars in a variety of social science disciplines as well as media professions.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media “There is much in this collection of 22 essays which will be of interest to anyone concerned with understanding children's interaction with television.” –Media Development “The issues addressed in Children and Television, are of critical importance to us at PBS. Congratulations on completing this thoughtful work. We ...

Children and Media in Media Education
Children and media in media education

Media in education have developed within two distinct areas. The first has to do with teaching with media: The application of film, video, sound, and graphics to the standard speech and textbook of the classroom. These applications range from the rather simple audiovisual methods of overheads and slides to the much more complex systems of distance learning that may involve satellite linkage and full-spectrum interaction. The preponderance of the writing about media and education has been directed toward the uses of media to more effectively teach the subject matter that has traditionally occupied the time and energies of the teachers in our schools.

The second area of media in education is media education itself or ...

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