Higher Education Through Television: The Indian Experience

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  • Author :Binod C. Agrawal
  • Year of Publication :2020
  • ISBN: :9788170228097
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 144
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Education, Journalism and Mass Communication

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About the Book :

Communication revolution has become a reality in the field of open and distance learning in India. The collected essays discuss the structural predicaments in providing education to all in India in spite of technological revolution. Author has also brought about some of the significant uses of television in improving the quality of education and enhancing the access of education in the traditional education system. Communication research as a tool to improve and enhance the television use for education has been emphasized in the book. It also provides historical evolution of the use of satellite television in India in higher education.

About Author :

Binod C. Agrawal (Ph.D. Anthropology, 1970, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA) is a well-known International Communication Research expert. He has a reputation of being innovative in research methods and techniques, institution building, management and teaching leadership. Founder Director of several institutions and a university. Earlier he worked for over two decades and pioneered use of qualitative methods for communication research during the world famous Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE), 1975-76 and led an interdisciplinary SITE social research team of over 100 social scientists. Author of two dozen books and several dozen articles in national and International Journals and continues to publish. He is currently the Mentor of Media Research Centre at School of Communication, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.