Bookends The Changing Media Environment of American Classrooms

ISBN-10: 1572734930

ISBN-13: 9781572734937

Edition: 2003

Authors: Margaret Cassidy

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This work examines the history of electronic media in education, from film through radio, television, and automated instruction, ending with a look at contemporary educational technology. It relates history to ideas about what schools are for, and how teachers should teach.
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Book details

List price: $26.50
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Progress, Technology, and Education in American Historyp. 11
Americans and Progressp. 12
Americans and Technological Progressp. 15
Americans, Progress and Public Educationp. 24
Early American Educationp. 25
The Struggle for Common Schoolsp. 30
Common Schools After the Civil Warp. 52
Public Education in the 20th Centuryp. 55
Conclusionp. 72
Filmp. 75
Hopes and Plans for Educational Filmp. 76
Sources of Educational Filmsp. 90
Factors Preventing the Development of Educational Filmp. 96
Conclusionp. 111
Radiop. 113
Hopes and Plans for Educational Radiop. 116
Educational Radio Projectsp. 123
Factors Preventing the Development of Educational Radiop. 134
Conclusionp. 153
Televisionp. 155
Origins of Educational and Instructional Televisionp. 156
Hopes and Plans for ITVp. 159
ITV Projectsp. 166
Factors Preventing the Development of ITVp. 174
Conclusionp. 186
Automated Instructionp. 187
Origins of Automated Instructionp. 188
Application of Automated Instruction to Public Educationp. 196
Factors Preventing the Use of Automated Instructionp. 209
Conclusionp. 219
New Mediap. 221
Changes in Educational Psychology and Educational Technologyp. 222
Changes in Educational Policy and Educational Technologyp. 231
Turn of the Century Technological Change and American Public Educationp. 238
Factors Preventing the Use of New Technology in Schoolsp. 249
Conclusionp. 259
Common Themesp. 261
Ideas and Assumptions About Teachers and Teachingp. 266
Ideas and Assumptions About Students and Learningp. 272
Ideas and Assumptions About the Purposes of Schooling, and Who Decides What Those Purposes Will Bep. 276
Ideas and Assumptions About Technology and Technological Progressp. 281
Afterwordp. 291
Referencesp. 299
Author Indexp. 323
Subject Index
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