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Audiovisual communication review

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 243–252 | Cite as

Television in army training: Color vs black and white

  • Joseph H. Kanner
  • Alvin J. Rosenstein
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Conclusions

  1. 1.

    There was no significant difference between trainee learning produced by color or monochrome television instruction.

     
  2. 2.

    There was no significant difference in performance upon color and non-color test questions by the color and monochrome television trained groups.

     
  3. 3.

    There is suggestive evidence that high aptitude trainees learn better from monochrome television and low aptitude trainees learn better from color television. But the important factor in predicting amount of learning is trainee aptitude.

     

Keywords

Television Instruction Color Television Instructional Film Color Item Army Training 
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References

  1. 1.
    Carpenter, C. R., and Greenhill, L. P. “Scientific Approach to Informational-Instructional Film Production and Utilization.”Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers 58: 415–27; May 1952.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Jackson, R.Learning from Kinescopes and Films. Technical Report SDC-20-TV-1. Special Devices Center, Office of Naval Research, Human Engineering Department, Port Washington, New York; April 1952, 15 p.Google Scholar
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    VanderMeer, A. W. “Color vs Black and White in Instructional Films.”AV Communication Review 2: 121–34; Spring 1954.Google Scholar

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  • Joseph H. Kanner
  • Alvin J. Rosenstein

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