At 09:38 AM 05/17/2000 -0700, Frank Landrum wrote:
>Lane ESD (a regional center serving 16 school districts, k-12) subscribes.
>While it has taken us a while to get it rolling, some our fault some the
>fault of PBS, teachers who have seen and are using it are quite excited
>abaout it. We have done several in-service presentations about the series
>and plan to do more. It could fit quite well with the college level
>students, as well as future teachers. One of the areas that has really
>slowed us down getting into it more quickly is suddenly having to catalog
>320 videos along with our other cataloging. We also found that a few of
>the titles had slightly different names in the series than they did when
>they sold individually. But then how many distributors ever understood the
>need for consistency in bibliographic information anyway?
>Anyhow, as the person who does the workshops and former social studies
>teacher, I think it is an excellent program.
>At 03:02 PM 5/16/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >I'm considering subscription to the PBS Video Database of America's
>History and Culture. At first look I thought it to be primarily a tool for
>K-12 teaching but the more I look at the Web site the more I begin to think
>it may be very useful to undergraduate programs at the University of
>Minnesota. It seems to be unique and so extensive that it might be of
>interest to the College of Education, here, to use as exemplary
>demonstration of the integration traditional video classroom resources with
>Web technology. There are a variety of other curricula at Minnesota that
>might find it useful to search a database for course germane image
>sequences from PBS programming. Do any of you on this list subscribe to the
>database? If so I'd be interested to learn your opinion about it as a
>library resource and teaching tool.
> >Thanks in advance for any help.
> >Dan D.
> >Dan Donnelly, Library Manager
> >Learning Resources Center
> >153 Norris Hall
> >172 Pleasant St. S.E.
> >Minneapolis, MN 55455
> >Tel: 612/624-6536
> >mail to: email@example.com
Karen C. Driessen, Director Phone: 406-243-2856
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