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Bella Mody papers

 Collection
Identifier: COU-4012

Scope and Contents

The collection contains mimeographed reports on the findings of the social evaluation of the US-India Satellite Instructional TV Experiment.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1980

Extent

3 linear feet (2 Boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Bella Mody is Professor Emerita and former de Castro chair in Global Media (2004-2014) at the University of Colorado Boulder. It was the first time direct broadcast satellites were used for a year-long teaching experiment anywhere in the world and took place in 1975-76 in 4,00 of the poorest villages in India. The social science evaluation reports were completed in the latter part of the 1970s-early 1980s. Also included are reports of evaluation research conducted in villages in India on the social impact of instructional TV program transmitted to primary schools and village adults as a test of NASA’s experimental direct broadcast satellite ATS-6 in 1975-1976.

Processing Information

Unprocessed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Repository

Contact:
1720 Pleasant Street
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Boulder Colorado 80503 United States