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Educational broadcasting -- Archival resources.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Harold E. Wigren papers

 Collection 0069-MMC-NPBA
Abstract Harold E. Wigren (1913-2002) was a communications pioneer throughout the 1950s and 1960s; in Houston from 1947 to 1960 and then at the National Education Association (NEA) in Washington from 1961 to his retirement in 1977. His doctoral dissertation on developing educational television can be considered one of the first in the public broadcasting field.He joined the NEA staff as the educational telecommunications specialist for the Division of Instruction and Development. Wigren...

Patsy P. Layne papers

 Collection 0163-MMC-NPBA
Abstract Patsy P. Layne (1938- ) began her professional career as an elementary classroom teacher in Kentucky. In 1958, her school district began using educational television to meet the teacher shortage needs in large classroom situations. In 1960, Layne was chosen to be an on-camera teacher and, in this position, wrote and produced 300 televised lessons for grades three and four and trained 200 classroom teachers.In 1964, Layne went to American Samoa as part of the first television...