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  Interactive Videodisc: An Emerging Technology for Educators. ERIC Digest
During their eager search through the information, the students run into problems with one of the concepts and press "lesson" to be tutored on the topic.
A videodisc storage unit is a 12- or 8-inch disc that looks like a large version of an audio compact disc.
A Level 1 player is also a stand-alone videodisc player, but it has additional built-in functions for rapid and precise frame searching, variable motion, mono or stereo audio control, stable freeze frames, and scanning.
palimpsest.stanford.edu /bytopic/electronic-records/electronic-storage-media/ed315064.html   (1683 words)

  
  Videodisc
Their recent resurgent popularity may be traced to improvements in videodisc players, large screen television sets, and improved home sound systems, as well as by increased demand by consumers for a better quality picture.
Videodisc players often have features similar to those found on CD players, such as track numbers (known as "chapters" in videodisc terminology), real time counters and rapid random access or direct access to any chapter on the side by chapter number or by specific time.
NTSC videodisc players are the norm in many South-East Asian countries despite their use of the PAL standard for local television broadcasts.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/V/htmlV/videodisc/videodisc.htm   (777 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - videodisc (Electrical Engineering) - Encyclopedia
videodisc or videodisk, disk used with a special player and television to reproduce both pictures and sound.
A videodisc player cannot record television programs off the air for later playback, unlike a videocassette recorder (VCR).
Videodiscs, however, generally produce pictures that are clearer in detail and truer in color than those produced by VCR tapes, and they also offer better sound quality.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/V/videodisc.html   (250 words)

  
 videodisc on Encyclopedia.com
A comparison of the effectiveness of videodisc and traditional algebra instruction for college...
Constellation 3D to demonstrate FMD videodisc at Miramax Films; Digital Cinema premiere of "Bounce" and the debut of The Theater of the Future.
Constellation 3D to Demonstrate FMD Videodisc at Miramax Films Digital Cinema Premiere of `Bounce' and the Debut of The Theater Of The Future-TM-.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/v1/videodisc.asp   (405 words)

  
 Videodisc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Graham, Margaret B.W. RCA and the VideoDisc: The Business of Research.
Haynes, George R. Opening Minds: The Evolution of Videodiscs and Interactive Learning.
Delivery of Career Counseling Services: Videodisc and Multimedia Career Interventions
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Videodisc   (249 words)

  
 RCA SelectaVision VideoDisc FAQ
Nipper is the dog in the familiar RCA trademark where the terrier mutt peers attentively into the brass horn of a gramophone waiting to hear "His Master's Voice." This actually originated in an 1895 oil painting, and became a registered trademark in 1900, sometime later being acquired by RCA.
Jay Brandinger was VideoDisc Vice President during the push to market phase from 1979 to 1981 as well as the market phase from 1981 through 1984.
This is a disc used in the Thomson transmissive optical disc system, a contemporary of the RCA VideoDisc system targeted to a limited degree at the industrial marketplace in the early 1980's.
www.cedmagic.com /home/cedfaq.html   (12062 words)

  
 EXPODISC
Videodiscs have already made their mark in industrial training in the United Kingdom and have begun to appear in schools and colleges.
Secondly, the videodisc never wears out, because it is read by a laser which does not come into contact with the surface of the disc.
The videodisc player alone is a useful addition to the hardware used by the teacher in the classroom.
www.camsoftpartners.co.uk /expodisc.htm   (3379 words)

  
 Technology: Printed & Recorded-Using Interactive Videodisc for Training
Interactive videodisc technology has great potential for training but there are some important issues still to be addressed; progress is not imminent.
In effect videodiscs are seen by domestic consumers and many trainers as video recorders that cannot record.
Videodisc players with reasonably powerful on board microcomputers are already available but, despite claims to the contrary, their use is still restricted to dedicated tasks because programme information is often stored on the videodisc and therefore cannot be altered.
www1.worldbank.org /disted/Technology/print_recorded/disc-02.html   (2092 words)

  
 Interactive Video: Foundations of Multimedia/Hypermedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Laser videodiscs are the oldest of a growing family of optical data storage media.
This videotape is then sent to a videodisc mastering facility, such as the ones operated by 3M Company and Pioneer, where the videodisc is mastered (at a cost today of about $1800 per CAV side).
During the videodisc manufacturing process, the data from the master videotape is first transferred to a glass master disc using photo-like processes.
www.edci.purdue.edu /lehman/edci663/ivd.html   (3474 words)

  
 The Videodisc: More Than a Toy
This innovation is the videodisc and videodisc playback unit.
According to Nugent, the videodisc is a very dense audio-visual storage medium using a flat round record that can't be erased or re-recorded.
This information could be recorded on a videodisc and reproduced for storage and use in county and district or area Extension offices.
www.joe.org /joe/1985spring/a5.html   (1174 words)

  
 JCE Software, SP1: Periodic Table Videodisc
The Periodic Table Videodisc, a database of visual information about the chemical elements, was published in January 1989 (1).
The Periodic Table Videodisc was conceived as a database of visual information about applications, properties, and chemical reactivity of the elements.
The laser videodisc medium obviates concerns that normally accompany presentation of descriptive chemistry: safety, costs of materials, disposal of reaction products, time for preparation and clean up, and visibility of the presentation to all members of the class.
jchemed.chem.wisc.edu /JCESoft/Issues/Series_SP/SP1/prog1-SP1.html   (819 words)

  
 JVME v20n3: Macintosh Database for the 5th Edition "International Veterinary Pathology Slide Bank" Videodisc
The videodisc's images are indexed by frame number in an accompanying catalog, (2) with descriptions of species, contributor's morphologic diagnosis, organs involved, etc. Images from the videodisc may be viewed one frame at a time, using a commercial videodisc player and video monitor.
Each still image of the videodisc is represented by a sequential record ("card") in the HyperCard database; motion picture segments on the videodisc were not included in the database.
videodisc player (8), connected via its standard serial communication port to an Apple© Macintosh computer is used to display each record's corresponding IVPSB image on a separate television monitor.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /ejournals/JVME/V20-3/weeks.html   (1936 words)

  
 Technology: Printed & Recorded-Setting Up an Interactive Videodisc Project
All of the projects vi ewed the videodisc lessons as a means to not only enhance the science knowledge base of the learners but also as a way to encourage them to improve their use of scientific reasoning.
Just because the videodisc will allow you to put a high quality video image with stereo sound on the screen of a television monitor in an educational setting does not mean that it is appropriate in all instructional settings.
Turn on the frame display number of the videodisc player so you can see where you are on the videodisc as you go through the lesson and become aware of the structure of the information on the disc.
www1.worldbank.org /disted/Technology/print_recorded/disc-01.html   (5654 words)

  
 Computing and Media Services: Computer-Aided Instruction
Although the focus is primarily on mammalian and human histology, there are also photographs of non-mammalian tissues and organs and some photographs of plant material.
Slice of Brain I, a two-sided videodisc encyclopedia of stills (20,779) and motion sequences (151) assembled as a resource for neuroscience education.
A generic, multi-purpose videodisc designed to be incorporated into a host of instructional designs, software tutorials and tests, learning environments, hardware configurations, and curricula.
www.dartmouth.edu /~biomed/services.htmld/cms/resources.shtml   (580 words)

  
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The videodisc is a single side containing about 28 minutes of motion segments and animations and about 400 still frames.
The computer text and videodisc images are overlaid onto a single display.
The development of the videodisc program was funded by a grant from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.
www.vetmed.auburn.edu /~branch/cvl/cvl.html   (2357 words)

  
 RCA SelectaVision VideoDisc FAQ
RCA SelectaVision VideoDisc FAQ This is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the RCA SelectaVision VideoDisc System, a delivery platform for home video marketed by RCA from March 1981 through June 1986.
In this same time frame I was contacted by a number of people interested in getting more information on the RCA VideoDisc system, rather than to just sell their player and discs, and there were postings to the Usenet groups rec.video, rec.collecting, misc.wanted, and alt.video.laserdisc from people wanting to purchase discs.
A 400 series player is required to play the interactive VideoDisc titles in random access mode, although these discs can be played straight-through on any CED player, but usually with nonsensical results.
www.faqs.org /faqs/rec-video/videodisc/selectavision   (11833 words)

  
 Videodisc -- language learning
In The French Body and In The German Body are interactive videodisc packages for the study of nonverbal and paralinguistic features of language.
Much of our material is also on videodisc with software support, and we have workbooks for selected videos, as well as transcripts for all products.
A la rencontre de Philippe: intended for use in language labs and classrooms, this easy-to-use, highly interactive videodisc program for the Macintosh engages students in the story of Philippe, while simultaneously helping them develop skills in listening, reading and writing in French.
www.athel.com /tallvd.html   (445 words)

  
 Slice of Life: SOB I Videodisc
As a spin-off disc from the SLICE OF LIFE project, SLICE OF BRAIN I is a two-sided videodisc encyclopedia of 20,799 stills and 151 motion sequences assembled as a resource for neuroscience education.
SOB I is a traditional 12-inch videodisc whose images can be seen by connecting the output of the laserdisc player to a television monitor.
Industrial grade videodisc players have an RS-232 port which allows their playback to be controlled through software when connected by a serial cable to a computer.
www-medlib.med.utah.edu /sol/videodiscs/sobvid.html   (1490 words)

  
 videodisc
videodisc or videodisk,disk used with a special player and television to reproduce both pictures and sound.
A primer on choosing the medium for multimedia: videodisc vs. videotape.
The trials and triumphs of interactive videodisc at a traditional university.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/sci/A0850842.html   (324 words)

  
 Dunwoody Campus Library :: Georgia Perimeter College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
37 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
www.gpc.edu /~dunlib/DunVideos.html   (13579 words)

  
 Slice of Life: SOL VII Videodisc
With the release of the seventh edition of the SLICE OF LIFE, the producers marked a ten-year anniversary for a project that started in 1986 as an experiment and evolved into a cooperative worldwide effort among institutions and individuals interested in innovative uses of educational technologies in medical school education.
SOL VII is a traditional 12-inch videodisc whose images can be seen by connecting the output of the laserdisc player to a television monitor.
As a spin-off disc from the SLICE OF LIFE, SLICE OF BRAIN I is a two-sided videodisc encyclopedia of 21,000 stills and 150 motion sequences assembled as a resource for neuroscience education.
www-medlib.med.utah.edu /sol/videodiscs/solvid.html   (1569 words)

  
 Indonesian, Malay and Tagalog Videos : Media Resources Center UCB
1 videodisc (74 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 34 in.
1 videodisc (19 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 34 in.
1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 34 in.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /MRC/indonesian.html   (3327 words)

  
 Delivery of Career Counseling Services: Videodisc & Multimedia Career Interventions: ERIC Digest.
It is estimated that over one-third of Canada's high-school students will drop out of school.
Concerns such as persistence with math and science courses; women in technology, trades, and management occupations; and minority representation in all of the above, are also addressed.
In addition to the videodisc, CD-ROM disc, and computer diskettes, program materials include a Facilitator Manual and Participant Workbook (photocopy master) with 32 hours of classroom and workshop activities, a Research and Development Handbook, and a Facilitator Guide to Scene Playback.
www.ericdigests.org /1998-2/delivery.htm   (1134 words)

  
 ITS Center for Instructional Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
To help answer these questions, we have a growing body of research devoted to assessing the effectiveness of multimedia in all levels of education, including corporate and military training.
Gleim, Candice W. "Viewing Hypermedia through the Prism of Evaluation." In Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Presentations at the Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology and Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division (14th, Washington, D.C., February 5-9, 1992), edited by Michael R. Simonson and Karen A. Jurasek.
Hoelscher, Karen J. "Bridging the Classroom and the Real World: A Videodisc Implementation Study at Harvard Law School." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, MA, April 16-20, 1990.
www.unc.edu /cit/guides/irg-11.html   (1820 words)

  
 The Domesday Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The BBC Domesday Project was a pair of interactive videodiscs made by the BBC in London to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the original Domesday Book.
In any case, floppy discs and a LASER videodisc were out of the question because of the data storage needed and a CD-ROM drive with a LASER player was very much an unknown quantity in those days before High Sierra.
The initial plan was to put full-frame teletext onto an otherwise standard LASER videodisc and to use the teletext as a source of text, data and the controlling program.
www.atsf.co.uk /dottext/domesday.html   (7879 words)

  
 National Geographic Society World Geography Multimedia Programs
These outstanding interactive videodiscs from National Geographic offer a wealth of information which, combined with your classroom instruction, will turn all your students into active, inquiring learners.
The videodisc covers plate tectonics, spreading, subduction, and more in locations such as Iceland, Djibouti, and Japan.
A series of short videos on this award-winning videodisc examine environmental concerns, such as global warming, solid waste management, land degradation, and ozone depletion, as well as positive actions we can take to preserve Earth.
www.glencoe.com /media_tech_catalog/wgeo_ngs_multi.html   (861 words)

  
 Humanist Archives Vol. 4 : 4.1210 De Italia (2/105)
This is a videodisc produced by the Agnelli Foundation in Italy.
It was created as a standalone videodisc, with several chapters,
The DE ITALIA videodisc is a visual encyclopedia of Italian
lists.village.virginia.edu /lists_archive/Humanist/v04/1206.html   (436 words)

  
 Slice of Life: Contributors
The disc draws on a wealth of images contributed by 35 institutions and one professional society.
There are a total of 119 individual contributors for SLICE OF The producers for the Slice of Life Project gratefully acknowledge the contributions of the hundreds of dedicated individuals, educators, departments and institutions who have participated in the creation and use of the SLICE OF LIFE and the SLICE OF BRAIN videodiscs.
We have added individual web pages for each in order to give special recognition to their labors of love and the willingness of these individuals and their families to contribute their collections to our project.
www-medlib.med.utah.edu /sol/contributors/index.html   (386 words)

  
 eBay.co.uk - videodisc, laserdisc, Satellite Cable Freeview, DVD, Film TV items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
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