Television as a learning environment: A theory of synergy

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Television usurps so much of our children’s time. Surely it must influence their reading growth and developing reading interests. Its lack of intellectual substance, its rapid pacing, its cluttered mixture of visual movement and sound-television’s role in the precipitous decline in achievement scores and school standards seems so plausible, so blatant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781135603700
ISBN (Print)9780805853797
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences
  • General Arts and Humanities


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