The Teaching box

United States, 1967

Film
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Describes the establishment of a revolutionary experiment in education which has been successfully launched in American Samoa - a group of six small islands. Seeking an expansion of their educational system, Samoans turned to closed circuit television for a solution. High quality education on both primary and secondary school levels is now transmitted daily throughout the islands.

Credits

director

Stephen Ocko

production company

United States Information Agency

Language

English

Duration

00:10:02:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29268

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Audio-visual education

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television in education

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Samoa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community education

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Alternative schools

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Audio-visual education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Experimental methods

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Aids and devices

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Methodology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Samoa

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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