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University of the Air
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- Moving images
- Moving images (electronic)
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- Dalhousie University. University of the Air.
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University of the Air was a distance learning initiative started by CTV's regional television affiliates to offer degree-related courses on video, taught by university professors across Canada, including Dalhousie faculty. Production started in 1966 and continued until 1983. Courses were structured into series around a central theme and divided into five episodes.
Collection was transferred from the Dalhousie University Public Relations Office.
Scope and content
Collection comprises four teaching series produced in Atlantic Canada and hosted by Dalhousie University faculty, and includes series one (The Oceans); series two (The Structure of Sound); series three (20th Century Latin America: Why Revolution?); and series four (Textiles: Their Development and Effects).
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Twenty digital video files have been made available for streaming. Preservation-quality master digital files are available at the University Archives.
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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.
Accruals are not expected.
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