Audiovisual communication review

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 208–215 | Cite as

Color television and educational TV

  • E. G. Sherburne


Color television is so new that there is little concrete information on the subject. However, it seems logical to doubt that color will provide any general increased effectiveness to educational TV. In some areas, such as art and medicine, the impact may be great; but for the greater proportion of educational subjects, it will not contribute a great deal.

In view of this, together with the present high cost of color TV, it would seem foolish for educational TV to delay development because color television is coming. The transition to color can always be made after the piomeering is done, when costs have gone down, when color receiver circulation is large enough to make color worth while, and when the numerous problems of color programming and production have been solved.


Color Program Kinescope Recording Radical Technological Change Circuit Color White Receiver 


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