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Appalachian Community Service Network

Overview
Works: 18 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 161 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Case studies  Short films  Interviews  Music  History  Personal narratives‚Ä°vCanadian 
Classifications: HQ777.8, 306.874
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Most widely held works about Appalachian Community Service Network
 
Most widely held works by Appalachian Community Service Network
The reshaping of an innovation : ACSN - the learning channel, 1974-1982 : an executive summary by M. Jay Douds( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Merrow report( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a video record of the first three school years of a five year experiment. It's the story of a struggle to save Woodward High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, by putting into place a program of education reform called the Coalition of Essential Schools
Promises, Promises ... by Paradise Valley Community College( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how computer technology has changed and can change the educational process. Tells what is being done in some American public schools and describes some of the obstacles that must be overcome so that all children have the same opportunity to be educated with the use of modern technology
Saving the arts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how the arts and music are being cut from public schools to the detriment of students. Presents interviews with noted people who support the teaching of arts and music in public schools, as well as several places where the arts and music have been encouraged to flourish. For example, Beryl Dakers, a reporter for SC-ETV, presents Ashley River Creative Elementary School in Charleston, South Carolina, as an example of where the arts and music have been integrated into all aspects of the curriculum
I. King Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of I. King Jordan, the first deaf president of Gallaudet University, the premier institution of higher education for the hearing disabled. Jordan became deaf as a result of a near-fatal motorcycle accident. He attempts to promote both quality education for the hearing disabled and a greater appreciation of their skills and talents among those with normal hearing
The Challenge of school change : inside one essential school( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a video record of the first three school years of a five year experiment. It's the story of a struggle to save Woodward High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, by putting into place a program of education reform called the Coalition of Essential Schools
Caught in the crossfire( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the impact of violence on a single Brooklyn neighborhood not unlike many others around the country where young people and hope fall victim daily to America's growing plague of street violence
What I've learned : Dr. Billy Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with African-American musician, composure, performer Dr. Billy Taylor
First year teacher( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows rookie teachers through their first year in the classroom
Robotics : the past is prologue : robotics research and business opportunities ; an IEEE short course via satellite, December 7, 1982( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robot sensing & intelligence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Reshaping of an Innovation. Acsn-the Learning Channel, 1974-1982. an Executive Summary Prepared for National Institute of Education by M. Jay Douds( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This summary describes the development of the Appalachian Community Service Network (acsn), an educational cable television network that was originally launched as an experimental demonstration in the use of the latest telecommunications for the delivery of educational services. In describing how the stage was set for the eventual development of acsn, the first chapter reviews the program's original funding as the Appalachian Education Satellite Project (aesp) by the National Institute of Education through a grant to the Appalachian Regional Commission (arc) in the early 1970s. Individual sections focus on the aesp experiment, which began with 15 receive sites in 8 Appalachian states; the plan for its transition into an expanded, self-sustaining organization; and the use of the nasa (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) ats-6 communications satellite. The second chapter traces the development of acsn into an independent, nonprofit organization using a commercial satellite to provide 3,300 hours of programming annually to a nationwide audience, and the changes for the organization produced by the addition of cable television distribution. A look at acsn and the future discusses its new name, ACSN-The Learning Channel, and its business plan, program services, program syndication, and corporate development. (Lmm)
Proposal to develop a public telecommunications service( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Reshaping of an Innovation, 1970-1982. Final Report of the Appalachian Community Service Network to the National Institute of Education by Appalachian Regional Commission( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intended to provide a comprehensive picture of the Appalachian Community Service Network (acsn), this report documents its evolution from a federally funded regional educational experiment to a nonprofit corporation delivering educational and informational programming via commercial satellite to cable subscribers across the nation; ACSN's changing objectives, organizational structure and programming emphasis in response to the commercial marketplace; and the corporation's plans to capitalize on foreseeable opportunities. A general, interpretative account is given of the background history of the Appalachian Educational Satellite Project (aesp) experiment, which supplied graduate credit courses to teachers located in remote areas of the Appalachian region using an experimental nasa (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) satellite from 1972 to 1975. The maintenance, refinement, and expansion of the original mission of aesp from 1976 to 1978 are described, including the development of a strong research and evaluation program to guide network operations. The incorporation of acsn in 1979 as an independent agency is documented, and it is noted that the network provided 64 hours per week of programming to more than 1.5 million homes in 42 states in 1982. a look at current needs and problems and speculations on the future of the network conclude the report. A number of exhibits and appendices are included. (Lmm)
Faculty guide for marketing perspectives by Appalachian Community Service Network( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coping with kids : study guide by Thomas J Sweeney( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videodisc and education( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A telecast from Denver, Colorado which discusses the videodisc, what it is, how it may be used, and it's use specifically for educational purposes
 
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