Media education and computer literacy in India: The need for an integrated 'compunication education'

@article{Kumar1987MediaEA,
  title={Media education and computer literacy in India: The need for an integrated 'compunication education'},
  author={K. Kumar},
  journal={Gazette},
  year={1987},
  volume={40},
  pages={183 - 202}
}
  • K. Kumar
  • Published 1987
  • Sociology
  • Gazette
  • Access and exposure to the mass media and to computers are still very limited in India, even in urban areas. Some experiments in Media Education have been conducted outside the school curriculum. The Central Government has launched a pilot project in Computer Literacy and Studies in School (CLASS) in 248 higher secondary schools and an evaluation of it has been commissioned. This paper sketches the media and computer scene in India, the policies of the Central (Federal) Government on media… CONTINUE READING
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