Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Educational Leadership

First Advisor

Dr. Frank H. Gorman

Second Advisor

Dr. Paul Kennedy

Third Advisor

Dr. George Rachford

Fourth Advisor

Dr. Donald Woods


The last ten years have been a period of rapid and remarkable growth in the field of television broadcasting. At the end of World War II, there were seven television stations in operation. Today there are five hundred fifty-four. Five hundred of these are commercial outlets. Fifty-four are educationally licensed operations. Over four hundred schools, at every level, have closed-circuit teaching and training television units. Twenty-two schools in the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools offer courses for college credit, using regular commercial television outlets in the area. In Omaha, Nebraska, Station KMTV and the University of Omaha pioneered in the educational television field.


A Thesis Presented to the Graduate Division of the University of Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright Paul Daniel Borge April, 1961

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