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Formative Research in the Production of Television for Children


by Edward L. Palmer 1974

There is currently in the United States unparalleled interest in the systematic use of broadcast television to promote the social, emotional, and intellectual growth of young children. Support for this movement lies in the recognition that television is ubiquitous, reaching into 97 percent of all U.S. households; that young children are exposed to upwards of thirty hours of television fare each week; that while they learn a great deal from what they watch, there have been far too few significant attempts to plan program content in order to address important areas of learning and development systematically; and that no other approach can promise to deliver so much to so many at so small a unit cost.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 73, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 75 Number 5, 1974, p. 303-329
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19427, Date Accessed: 10/19/2017 11:23:15 PM

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  • Edward Palmer
    Children's Television Workshop
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    EDWARD L. PALMER is Vice President for Research at Children's Television Workshop and has directed research and evaluation activities for the Workshop since its beginning in 1968.
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