School Museums opened in 1905 in St. Louis. "In its first year, the museum doubled its catalog and received donations from the Field Museum and Smithsonian."
"In 1910, the first catalog of instructional films was developed to be used in the classroom. Thomas Edison predicted in 1913 that "Books will soon be obsolete in schools."
"Haaren High School in New York City broadcasts lessons to accounting classes becoming the first public school to use radio to teach."
The First Electronic Television was Invented in 1927
"Alan Turing presents the notion of a universal machine, later called the Turing machine, capable of computing anything that is computable. The central concept of the modern computer was based on his ideas."
World War II
1939 - 1945
Following WWII, media research was popular and happening often
"In the 1950s the first educational television programs were created for open broadcast. In 1951, the City Colleges of Chicago pioneered the first large-scale instructional television programs for credit by organizing an institution through which students could obtain a degree by taking only television courses"
1955 - 1965
From the 1950's-60's the progammed instruction movement was a key factor in the development of the systems approach.
1995 sparked the boom of major advances in Internet use and digital technology.