Joel Silver of the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) spoke at the 2007 Audioholics State of the C.E. Union event and goes over the basics of television and HDTV, resolution vs perceived video quality, properly calibrating televisions and the effects of proper calibration as it relates to the business models of professional installers. This course is an excellent introduction to ISF training and represented pretty much what you'd find in the opening session of the Level 1 ISF class.
Discuss "Imaging Science Foundation Overview" here. Read the article.