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Television in education -- United States.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John C. Schwarzwalder papers

 Collection 0061-MMC-NPBA
Abstract John C. Schwarzwalder (1918-1992) was a pioneer in educational television, establishing the nation's first educational television station, KUHT-TV, at the University of Houston in 1953. He moved to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area in 1956, where he helped establish three noncommercial educational television stations: KTCA-TV, KTCI-TV, and KWOM-TV. In 1976, he accepted the position of station manager of KOKH-TV in Oklahoma.Over the years, Schwarzwalder performed consultancy work for...

Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) records

 Collection 0173-MMC-NPBA
Abstract The Midwest Program of Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) was a nonprofit organization of educators and television producers who pioneered efforts to transmit instructional television programming before the advent of cable and satellite. The program began as an experiment in 1959 to use DC-6 AB planes to broadcast signals to schools. It operated through a grant from the Ford Foundation from 1961 to 1963. Then, from 1963 to 1968, MPATI relied on membership fees. MPATI ceased production...

LaVerne W. Miller papers

 Collection 0176-MMC-NPBA
Abstract LaVerne Miller (1916-2001) taught at the University of Maryland from 1957 to 1959, and at Montgomery College from 1961 to 1997. She played a role in developing the Maryland College of the Air Consortium, distance learning courses broadcast over Maryland Public Television with periodic class meetings on the college campus. Dr. Miller was also an active member of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), serving on the Definitions and Technology Committee of the...

Warren F. Seibert papers

 Collection 0062-MMC-NPBA
Abstract Dr. Warren Frederick Seibert (1927-2001), an educational psychologist and television researcher, worked at Purdue University as a TV program research consultant and head of instructional media research from 1956 to 1963. His positions at Michigan State University, from 1969 to 1972, included work as a senior research scientist at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching. In 1980, Seibert moved to the Washington, D.C. area to be chief of the Educational Research and Evaluation Branch...