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McGraw-Hill Films

Overview
Works: 886 works in 1,483 publications in 1 language and 5,187 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Documentary films 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: E185.97.L5, 297.87092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by McGraw-Hill Films
How to be a man : instructions for proper male behavior from classroom films of the 1940s-'70s( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, parents have struggled to usher their children through the magical and often treacherous journey to adult-hood. In America, a new form of tutelage was engineered: the calssroom film. Suddenly, the prickly issues of sexual development and juvenile delinquency could by addressed. These films helped to deal with the subtleties of behavior and the importance of fitting in. Topics covered include coping with failure and teasing
Moral development( Visual )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines two of the major theories in the field of moral development by using Stanley Milgrim's obedience experiment to pose a serious moral dilemma. Features David Rosenhan who summarizes Dr. Lawrence Kohlberg's six developmental stages of moral judgment in children and adults, and then, follows with an explanation of the social-learning theory
Methodology, the psychologist & the experiment by Peter Jordan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show two examples of controlled manipulation with test groups in the laboratory in order to explain the basic logic of experimentation in psychology
Aging( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines attitudes towards the aged and their place in society. Discusses the activity and disengagement theories and current research
Opening the West( Visual )

in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Years of reconstruction" presents the turmoil of bringing the nation together after the Civil War and establishing the civil rights of the Blacks. "Westward expansion" traces the movement of Americans to the West and the effect of the frontier on the American personality
Managing stress. by Ben Bissell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents important research based information on work-related stress. Covers such topics as the flight or fight response, Hans Selye's pioneering research, the concept of "eustress", stress control techniques and Freidman and Rosenman's Type A and Type B personalities
A New look at motivation. by Peter J Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the way people perceive their work place by drawing an analogy between the impact of eather on people and the impact of organizational climate on workers
El Hajj Malik El Shabazz by Woodie King( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biography of Malcolm X (1925-1965), American Black Muslim leader and black nationalist whose martyrdom, ideas, and speeches contributed to development of black nationalist ideology and the black power movement in the late 1960's in America
Two great crusades : American history 1930-1945 by Project 7 Films( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Deal and World War II are the subject here, the two greatest crises to confront the nation since the Civil War
The Power of listening.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using office dramatizations and occasional animation this film demonstrates the importance of good listening skills, the challenges in being an effective listener, and specific improvement techniques for listening, especially within business and management. Explores the meaning and benefits of active listening and points out the deterrents to good listening. Interviews are also conducted to further discuss communication problems caused by poor listening skills
Child's play by Calif.) Community School of Performing Arts (Los Angeles( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different kinds of play and explains why each is important for the development of the child's personality
Personality : middle childhood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the importance of peer acceptance and parents' attitudes in the development of a self-concept, a sense of independence, and new skills
The effective uses of power and authority( Visual )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing power as the 'ability to communicate without making the other person defensive', this film seeks to define the uses, domains, and authority figures connected with power and power-use in the workplace. Shows how the skills of using power and authority can be learned and used effectively in the business environment, and offers the concept of power-sharing as a more effective style of management, both as a means of staff actualization and motivation. Compares and contrasts legitimate and illegitimate power, and examines five different subcategories of power: expert, reward, coercive, information, and reverant. Power moments, persuasive reasoning, personal disclosure, negotiation and other techniques and themes involved with the leverage of personal or professional authority are also included
Future shock by New Archies( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Alvin Toffler's book of the same title, this film is about change and how man adapts to it. Shows what is happening today to people and groups who are overwhelmed by change and illustrates the emerging world of tomorrow
Adolescence : a case study( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life of a 17 year-old school girl at home, at school, and with friends. Demonstrates features of adolescent psychological development, stressing the appearance of formal thinking skills and the intense self-preoccupation which typically results in "teenage paranoia." Includes comments by John Flavel and Joseph Church
Intelligence, a complex concept( Visual )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different ideas about the nature of intelligence, and reviews several types of intelligence tests
Communication: the nonverbal agenda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the value of understanding nonverbal content in communication by analyzing and interpreting nonverbal messages by employees in a work environment
Prenatal Development by Genevieve Clapp( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the formation and development of the fetus, focusing on the influences the external environment can pose
The Power of positive reinforcement.( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the success of behavior modification through positive reinforcement in organizational and business settings
Sex role development by Clyde C Robinson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines male and female sex roles, focusing on how stereotypes are formed. Discusses ways to avoid transmitting these traditional stereotypes to children
 
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