language instruction

Das Menon dmenon at
Tue Nov 12 04:14:57 UTC 1996

Interactive TV is just getting started in the world. As it becomes a
mainstream product in 97, I am sure that some content provider will come
forth to offer language learning through it.


At 10:02 PM 11/11/96 GMT, Bruce M. Sullivan wrote:
>Given the recent discussion of the difficulty of maintaining academic positions
>in the study of Sanskrit, the following request for information may seem either
>salvific or quite poignant.
>I wonder whether there is any university that offers instruction in any Indic
>language, or Arabic, by interactive TV.  This would present the possibility of
>language instruction long-distance at universities that did not see a need to
>hire a Sanskritist (for example) but where occasional students had an interest.
>I'd appreciate hearing any replies.
>Bruce M. Sullivan
>Northern Arizona University
>	bruce.sullivan at

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