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Building blocks : a guide for creating children's educational television / Mediascope, Children's Action Network ; compiled and edited by Laurie Trotta

Title:
Guide for creating children's educational television
Author:
Mediascope  Search this
Trotta, Laurie  Search this
Children's Action Network  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. : ill., forms ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbooks,manuals, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Television and children  Search this
Call number:
LB1044.7 .M43 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_610359

Getting the picture : the growth of television in America : owner's manual

Author:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Physical description:
33 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
1983?]
Topic:
Television broadcasting  Search this
Television and family  Search this
Television in education  Search this
Call number:
PN1992.3.U5 S664o
PN1992.3.U5S664o
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_179000

Smithsonian World, Records

Topic:
American Dream at Groton (Television program : 1988)
American Pie (Television program : 1986)
A Certain Age (Television program : 1991)
Crossing the Distance (Television program : 1984)
Designs for Living (Television program : 1984)
Desk in the Jungle (Television program : 1985)
Doors of Perception (Television program : 1991)
The Elephant on the Hill (Television program : 1991)
Filling in the Blanks (Television program : 1984)
From Information to Wisdom (Television program : 1991)
Gender: The Enduring Paradox (Television program : 1991)
Heroes and the Test of Time (Television program : 1985)
Islam (Television program : 1987)
The Last Flower (Television program : 1984)
The Living Smithsonian (Television program : 1988)
Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits (Television program : 1990)
On the Shoulders of Giants (Television program : 1986)
The Promise of the Land (Television program : 1987)
The Quantum Universe (Television program : 1990)
Selling the Dream (Television program : 1991)
Speaking Without Words (Television program : 1984)
Tales of Human Dawn (Television program : 1990)
Time and Light (Television program : 1984)
A Usable Past (Television program : 1984)
The Vever Affair (Television program : 1989)
Voices of Latin America (Television program : 1987)
The Way We Wear (Television program : 1988)
Web of Life (Television program : 1989)
Where None Has Gone Before (Television program : 1985)
The Wyeths: A Father and His Family (Television program : 1986)
Zoo (Television program : 1990)
Smithsonian Treasures (Television program : 1987-1988)
Extent:
99.46 cu. ft. (97 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (2 16x20 boxes) (1 tall document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1984-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of production elements and records, maintained by Sandra Wentworth Bradley, created for "Smithsonian World," an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events that shape world culture, blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create an exciting harmony among disciplines. The production was narrated by historian David G. McCullough and co-produced by WETA-TV for broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service. The series consisted of 6 seasons, each with 5-7 episodes. Each episode ran approximately 1 hour. Season 1 (1984-1985) episodes include "Time and Light;" "Crossing the Distance;" "Speaking Without Words;" "Designs for Living;" "Filling in the Blanks;" "The Last Flower;" and "Desk in the Jungle." Season 2 (1985-1986) episodes include "Heroes and the Test of Time;" "A Usable Past;" "Where None Has Gone Before;" "On the Shoulders of Giants;" and "American Pie." Season 3 (1986-1987) episodes include "The Wyeths: A Father and His Family;" "Voices of Latin America;" "The Elephant on the Hill;" "The Promise of the Land;" and "Islam." Season 4 (1988-1989) episodes include "The Living Smithsonian;" "American Dream at Groton;" "The Way We Wear;" "Web of Life;" and "The Vever Affair." Season 5 (1990) episodes include "Zoo;" "A Moveable Feast;" "Tales of the Human Dawn;" Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits;" and "The Quantum Universe." Season 6 (1991) episodes include "Gender: The Enduring Paradox;" "Selling the Dream;" "From Information to Wisdom;" "A Certain Age;" and "Doors of Perception." This accession also includes records documenting episodes that were never completed and "Smithsonian Treasures," one and two hour versions of "Smithsonian World" that were created for commercial television.

Production records include budget reports, copyright records, intellectual property records, interview transcripts, editing logs, notebooks, scripts, production bibles, credits information, research files, correspondence, promotional materials, clippings, and related materials. Production elements include narration, dialogue, music, and related materials, for each episode, on 16 mm and, for promos, on videotape. This accession also includes final productions on a variety of videotape formats.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Television in education  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Humanities -- Study and teaching  Search this
History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Documentary television programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-164, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Smithsonian World, Records
Identifier:
Accession 91-164
See more items in:
Smithsonian World, Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa91-164

Productions

Topic:
Smithsonian world
American Dream at Groton (Television program : 1988)
American Pie (Television program : 1986)
A Certain Age (Television program : 1991)
Crossing the Distance (Television program : 1984)
Designs for Living (Television program : 1984)
Desk in the Jungle (Television program : 1985)
Doors of Perception (Television program : 1991)
The Elephant on the Hill (Television program : 1991)
Filling in the Blanks (Television program : 1984)
From Information to Wisdom (Television program : 1991)
Gender: The Enduring Paradox (Television program : 1991)
Heroes and the Test of Time (Television program : 1985)
Islam (Television program : 1987)
The Last Flower (Television program : 1984)
The Living Smithsonian (Television program : 1988)
A Moveable Feast (Television program : 1990)
Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits (Television program : 1990)
On the Shoulders of Giants (Television program : 1986)
The Promise of the Land (Television program : 1987)
The Quantum Universe (Television program : 1990)
Selling the Dream (Television program : 1991)
Speaking Without Words (Television program : 1984)
Tales of Human Dawn (Television program : 1990)
Time and Light (Television program : 1984)
A Usable Past (Television program : 1984)
The Vever Affair (Television program : 1989)
Voices of Latin America (Television program : 1987)
The Way We Wear (Television program : 1988)
Web of Life (Television program : 1989)
Where None Has Gone Before (Television program : 1985)
The Wyeths: A Father and His Family (Television program : 1986)
Zoo (Television program : 1990)
Extent:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Date:
1984-1991, 1995-1998, 2003
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videotapes created during the production of "Smithsonian World," an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events that shape world culture, blending art, science, history, and the humanities to create an exciting harmony among disciplines. The production was narrated by historian David G. McCullough and co-produced by WETA-TV for broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service.

The series consisted of 6 seasons, each with 5-7 episodes. Each episode ran approximately 1 hour. Season 1 (1984-1985) episodes include "Time and Light;" "Crossing the Distance;" "Speaking Without Words;" "Designs for Living;" "Filling in the Blanks;" "The Last Flower;" and "Desk in the Jungle." Season 2 (1985-1986) episodes include "Heroes and the Test of Time;" "A Usable Past;" "Where None Has Gone Before;" "On the Shoulders of Giants;" and "American Pie." Season 3 (1986-1987) episodes include "The Wyeths: A Father and His Family;" "Voices of Latin America;" "The Elephant on the Hill;" "The Promise of the Land;" and "Islam." Season 4 (1988-1989) episodes include "The Living Smithsonian;" "American Dream at Groton;" "The Way We Wear;" "Web of Life;" and "The Vever Affair." Season 5 (1990) episodes include "Zoo;" "A Moveable Feast;" "Tales of the Human Dawn;" Nigerian Art - Kindred Spirits;" and "The Quantum Universe." Season 6 (1991) episodes include "Gender: The Enduring Paradox;" "Selling the Dream;" "From Information to Wisdom;" "A Certain Age;" and "Doors of Perception."

Materials include camera footage, film transfers, dubs, PAL dubs, credits, final productions, and promotions. There are a wide variety of videotape formats including 3/4" U-matic, VHS, Betacam SP, and Betacam. Also included in this accession is an interview with Arthur M. Sackler done by Smithsonian World staff on 3/4" U-matic videotape. Reference copies for some episodes are available.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Humanities -- Study and teaching  Search this
History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-081, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 08-081
See more items in:
Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa08-081

Educational TV in the Ivory Coast fosters spontaneity

Author:
Oettinger, Mal 1932-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Television broadcasting  Search this
Call number:
AP2 .T674
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_760580

Teach with television; a guide to instructional TV, by Lawrence F. Costello and George N. Gordon

Author:
Costello, Lawrence F  Search this
Gordon, George N  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
C1965
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_524033

A Different understanding : immigrant children

Author:
Church, Babs  Search this
Desjardins, Phil  Search this
Ziegler, Suzanne  Search this
Case, Loralee  Search this
TVOntario  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Canada
Date:
1981
C1981
Topic:
Assimilation (Sociology)  Search this
Television in education  Search this
Aliens  Search this
Visitors, Foreign  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Students, Foreign  Search this
Minorities  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Social aspects  Search this
Call number:
JV6342 .D569 1981
JV6342.D569 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_312752

Precis, University of the Air : a new interactive curriculum on intellectual and cultural history of the 20th century / Smithsonian Institution, WETA Television, Adrian Malone Productions

Author:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Adrian Malone Productions  Search this
Physical description:
15, [7] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
[1987?]
Topic:
University of the Air (Television program)  Search this
Television in education  Search this
Call number:
LC6579.U5 P92 1987
LC6579.U5P92 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_341159

Pioneering in educational television, 1932-1939; a documentary presentation

Author:
Kurtz, Edwin Bernard 1894-  Search this
Physical description:
166 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
Topic:
Television in education--History  Search this
Call number:
LB1044.7.K8X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_206356

Satellite communications and educational television in less developed countries

Author:
United States President's Task Force on Communications Policy  Search this
Rostow, Eugene V (Eugene Victor) 1913-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) illus., maps. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
Topic:
Artificial satellites in telecommunication  Search this
Television in education  Search this
Call number:
HE9719 .U57
HE9719.U57
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_154945

Press digest for the Smithsonian exhibit / Children's Television Workshop, Department of Public Information

Author:
Children's Television Workshop  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 197 leaves : facsims. ; 36 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
1979?]
Topic:
Television in education--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
LB1044.7 .P93
LB1044.7.P93
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_198235

Instructional television; bold new venture. Edited by Richard C. Burke

Author:
Burke, Richard C. 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 145 p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
[1971]
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Call number:
LB1044.7 .I59
LB1044.7.I59
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_11042

Graphic design in educational television

Author:
Clarke, Beverley  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. : ill. ; 21 x 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
[1974]
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Television graphics  Search this
Call number:
LB1044.7 .C52 1974X
LB1044.7.C52 1974X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_33489

Aspen notebook: cable and continuing education [by] Richard Adler [and] Walter S. Baer

Author:
Adler, Richard  Search this
Baer, Walter S  Search this
Aspen Program on Communications and Society  Search this
Aspen Workshop on Uses of the Cable (1973)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 193 p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973]
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Cable television  Search this
Evening and continuation schools  Search this
Call number:
LC6574 .A34X
LC6574.A34X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_34849

An educator's guide to communication satellite technology, by Kenneth A. Polcyn. Pref.: Howard Hitchens. Introd.: Philip H. Coombs. Graphics: Gaynelle Moore. Cover design: Eric Walker

Author:
Polcyn, Kenneth A  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 99 p. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Artificial satellites in telecommunication  Search this
Call number:
LB1044.7 .P59X
LB1044.7.P59X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_49358

Educational & industrial television

Physical description:
v. ill. 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1972
1980
Topic:
Television in education--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
LB1044.7 .E245
LB1044.7.E245
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_50120

A television policy for education; proceedings of the Television Programs Institute held under the auspices of the American Council on Education at Pennsylvania State College, April 21-24, 1952. Edited by Carroll V. Newsom

Author:
Educational Television Programs Institute (1952 : Pennsylvania State College)  Search this
Newsom, Carroll Vincent 1904-  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 266 p. group ports. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1952
[c1952]
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Call number:
LB1044 .E24 1952
LB1044.E24 1952
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_9815

Teleliteracy : taking television seriously / David Bianculli

Author:
Bianculli, David  Search this
Physical description:
x, 315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
Topic:
Television broadcasting--Social aspects  Search this
Visual literacy  Search this
Television in education  Search this
Popular culture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1020231

Programme d'éducation televisuelle, 1968-1980 / République de Côte-d'Ivoire, Ministère de l'éducation nationale

Author:
Côte d'Ivoire Ministère de l'éducation nationale (1962-1980)  Search this
Physical description:
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1969
[1969?]-
Topic:
Television in education  Search this
Education  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1024745

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