Perspectives on Women: A Case Study of a University Course on Public Television

June R. Landsburg, Clair Anita Fellman


This case study on the development and presentation of a university course on a public television channel demonstrates some of the significant differences between a classroom course and a broadcast television course. The interaction between Simon Fraser University and British Columbia's Knowledge Network are described in the context of the course Perspectives on women: An Introduction to Womens Studies. The paper describes how public television influenced the course design, particularly those components of the course which had potential for controversy.

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Copyright (c) 1986 June R. Landsburg, Clair Anita Fellman

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