Audiovisual communication review

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 140–143 | Cite as

Perception: Its importance in educational television

  • Willavene Wolf


Since studies on physiology have been extremely important in the field of reading, the potential importance of similar studies in instructional television cannot be overlooked. Overcrowded schools, the teacher shortage, and the rising cost of education make it imperative that schools consider every new device available to give children a better education. However, these devices must not be accepted at face value with no consideration of their possible improvement or potential. Educators must begin striving for improvement of these devices. A good beginning would be in the area of the physiology of television viewing.


Television Viewing Motion Picture Reading Speed Semantical Space Educational Television 
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© Association for Educational Communications and Technology 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • Willavene Wolf
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyThe Ohio State UniversityUSA

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