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us: Educational television programs


  • This heading is used as a topical heading for works about television programs that are intended to impart knowledge and information, including those for classroom viewing. Works about television programs that use a structured format to teach or train the audience are entered under [Instructional television programs.] When used as topical headings they are subdivided by the appropriate geographic, topical, and/or form subdivisions.
  • Works about the use of television in education are entered under Television in education.

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    • us: Informational television programs
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    • found: Work cat.: Maria Aitken on acting in high comedy [VR], c1990 (summary: In a question and answer format, Aitken shows how to add spark to comedy)
    • found: TV genres, 1985: p. 365 (educational and cultural programs; in examining educational programming, one encounters both instructional programs designed for classroom use and public programs designed for general audiences)
    • found: Moving image genre-form guide, via WWW, Nov. 21, 2001 (Educational. Largely nontheatrical work intended for teaching and related informational purposes. Educational work includes classroom films and videos, historical recreations and dramatizations primarily intended to educate rather than entertain, and video or television broadcasting courses; they may be sponsored as well. Historically prolific producers of educational films include Eastman Kodak, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Coronet, and PBS. Note: Not necessary to also use Documentary, since that is implied by the term Educational. Related terms: Industrial, Instructional, Social guidance, and Training)
    • found: Yee, M.M. Moving image materials, 1988 (Educational/cultural works. Use for works which are intended primarily to inform or edify rather than to entertain, and which do not utilize an instructional format. UF Educational works)
    • found: Singleton, R.S. Filmmaker's dictionary, c2000 (educational video)
    • found: OCLC, Nov. 21, 2001 (educational television series; educational television programming)
  • General Notes

    • This heading is used as a topical heading for works about television programs that are intended to impart knowledge and information, including those for classroom viewing. Works about television programs that use a structured format to teach or train the audience are entered under [Instructional television programs.] When used as topical headings they are subdivided by the appropriate geographic, topical, and/or form subdivisions.
    • Works about the use of television in education are entered under Television in education.
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    • Notes under [Instructional television programs; Television in education]
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    • 2001-11-27: new
    • 2008-09-30: revised
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