Instructional Television and the Talking Head
Ann DeVaney Becker
Educational Technology Volume 27, Number 10, ISSN 0013-1962
Reviews the origins of the lecture as the format of choice for instructional television in the 1950s, and evaluates the effectiveness of this format. The development of educational television, including the trend away from liberal arts curricula and the role played by the government and the Ford Foundation, are also discussed. (13 references) (CLB)
Becker, A.D. (1987). Instructional Television and the Talking Head. Educational Technology, 27(10), 35-40. Retrieved March 26, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/170207/.
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