Education: Televersity

For years, educators have been talking about television as an ideal teaching medium—a chance for professors to bring their charts and blackboards directly into the nation's living rooms. Last week the University of Michigan announced that it had decided to try it. Michigan will start weekly Sunday afternoon telecasts on Detroit's WWJ-TV next fall, hopes to interest 1,000,000 stay-at-home students in the Detroit area.

Michigan plans a series of hour-long programs, each divided into three 20-minute parts. Each program will begin with an illustrated lecture on history, fine arts, music, or the fundamentals...

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