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Comunicar Journal 25: Quality Television (Vol. 13 - 2005)

Educative TV: «Sesame Street» as a practical example


Jaime del-Campo

Víctor-M. Vegazo

Alberto Macías-Macías


Nowadays television is a hard war of audiences and profits. In this world, there is no space for educative television and the grid is only made from an economical point of view. Television is a really important mass media (problably the most important) and it is important to use it on an educative way in order to improve and to fix the knowledge reached at school. The knowledge explained by television is closer to children than adults and teachers explanations. The characters used on this kind of programmes made the learning process easier and funnier. A perfect example of this way of teaching is Seame Street.


Sesame Street, TV, education, quality, quantity

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