A Study of Instruction in Television in Texas Senior Colleges and of Employee Qualifications Sought by Texas Telecasters Page: 59
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the ^ractiaoa of those univarsitles end colleges new offering
instr-iotloa la aoosd broadea3ti.ns.
Stearice B. Mitchell, director of Broadcast Advertising
Bureau, a division of thus National Association of Broad-
casters, says that wlt Is fantastic to think of radio or tele-
vision la a speech depart/neat "Precedent established in
the case of sound broadcasting instruction in o oil ages does
not follow this observation. Harry M. Wllllaaa, Miami Hal-
varsity, reported to the Southern Speech Association that
speech faculties controlled the oourses la radio broadcasting
In 31 of 115 colleges studied. In twenty-one Institutions
the responsibility was centered In the 'English department\
in tea others it was placed In m separate rail® department.*^
fhe seven senior colleges of Texas now offering lastra®-
tlon In television follow this pattern to some extent. Of
the seven schools only Baylor University has a separate de-
partment of radio and television.1*
In view of the nature of the media® of television* It
would appear that the eptia iai administrative procedure would
he that of coordinating the efforts of various department®
usually found in the organization of the liberal arts college.
^^Maurice B. Mitchell i Speech before Meeting of University
Association for Professional Badlo Sduoatlon), oj>. clt.
*%arry M Williams, "Radio Curriculum iueetioned", Either
Sctueatlea, rt CMareh 15, 1950), p. 165. "
^Statement of To* C. Rlahworth, personal interview, Sept-
ember 29 1949*
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Helton, William Bernard. A Study of Instruction in Television in Texas Senior Colleges and of Employee Qualifications Sought by Texas Telecasters, thesis, 1950; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130211/m1/64/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .