Predictions for Educational TV in the 1930s | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
Before it became known as the idiot box, television was seen as the best hope for bringing enlightenment to the American people...

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In light of the current buzz surrounding flipped classrooms, MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and video lecture-capture; this piece on Matt Novak's excellent Paleofuture blog at Smithsonian.com, serves to remind us that educational TV/broadcasting; (now online video), is nothing new and perhaps offers us a clearer historical and academic context for evaluating the current use of video and broadcast technologies for learning.

 

The drawings used to illustrate the article are superb, and worthy of inclusion in any serious presentation about online learning!


Via theo kuechel, Deborah Arnold