Prosocial Learning: Northwest Ohio Sixth Graders Participating in a Local Television Newscast

By Tatyana Dumova.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

A closer look at the News Six series (WBGU-TV, Bowling Green, Ohio) suggests that television may increase children’s knowledge about their communities and ultimately prepare them to become better citizens.

Keywords: Children, Learning, Prosocial, Television, Local, Newscast, Citizens

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 9, pp.183-194. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 881.783KB).

Dr. Tatyana Dumova

Tatyana Dumova is an Assistant Professor of Communication in the School of Communication at the University of North Dakota. Her current research is focused on the socialization/value transmission function of communication and the social implications of new and emerging communication technologies. With a practical background in local children’s television production, she is developing a research program concerned with theoretical and practical issues surrounding the use of television at the community level.


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