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McGraw-Hill Films

Overview
Works: 924 works in 1,437 publications in 1 language and 5,525 library holdings
Genres: Short films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  History  Instructional films  Animated films  Industrial films  Documentary films  Science films  Illustrated works 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: BF181, 649.132
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Most widely held works by McGraw-Hill Films
Moral development by Tim Lazarus( Visual )

23 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the characteristics and process of moral development. Includes a number of theories which explain the stages of moral development--social learning theory and theories by Piaget, Kohlberg, and Freud
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 172 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
The Power of listening.( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using office dramatizations and occasional animations 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
Methodology, the psychologist & the experiment by Peter Jordan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the basic rules or methods common to all research by documenting two different experiments. Discusses independent and dependent variables, control groups, random assignment to conditions and other basic statistical concepts. Shows how each important research concept applies to the experiments on affiliation and on perceptual development
Aging( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some popular, yet commonly mistaken attitudes toward the aged and their place in society. Discusses two major theories on the aged--the activity theory and the disengagement theory--and the research being done by Bernice Neugarten, Robert Havinghurst, and Sheldon Tobin, of the University of Chicago
Opening the West( Visual )

in English and held by 88 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
A New look at motivation. by Peter Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the basic psychological principles of motivation and shows their application to worker behavior and managerial styles. Correlates employee desires for affiliation, power, or achievement with personality types, showing how each is best motivated to productivity. Includes scenes of motivational workshops given by Harvard psychologist David McClelland, who states that even when a job provides neither intrinsic or extrinsic rewards, the social environment itself can provide work incentives
Managing stress.( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 74 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
Two great crusades : American history 1930-1945 by Project 7 Films( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 70 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 effective uses of power and authority( Visual )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 65 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
Personality : middle childhood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 61 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
Future shock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a look at the collision between the present and the future in terms of how a proliferating technology is affecting human behavior. Explores the consequences of the premature arrival of the future--too much change in too short a time--which causes "future shock," the dramatic loss of a person's sense of belonging. This filmed version of Alvin Toffler's book documents the disturbance, the dislocation and the disorientation that rapid technical developments can cause
Intelligence, a complex concept( Visual )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different ideas about the nature of intelligence, and reviews several types of intelligence tests
Adolescence : a case study( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 56 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
Language development( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that acquisition of language is a complex, intellectual task performed before 5 years of age without prior experience with language. This program notes that all children learn their native language via the same sequence of language acquisition and at approximately the same age
The Holy Qur'an : a historical survey of calligraphy in the Qur'an( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The holy Qurán describes preservation of the sacred text through the oral tradition of recitation and the written tradition of calligraphy. Islam and the sciences describes the accomplishments of Arabic scientists and mathematicians and relates this search for knowledge to the Islamic concept of unity. The religious experience explores religion as a manifestitation of man's search for meaning
Sex role development( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines male and female sex roles, focusing on how stereotypes are formed
Gathering strength by inc Visual Education( Visual )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigration shows how unrestricted immigration became a problem in the U.S., analyzes the changing attitudes toward immigration, and shows how much the country owes to her immigrant heritage. The Pacific Northwest examines the people, industry, economy and landscape of this region of the U.S
Prenatal development by Genevieve Clapp( Visual )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the formation and development of the human embryo/fetus focusing on the influence the prenatal environment can have on the developing human being
Candid Camera classics for teaching social psychology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected episodes from Candid Camera reveal special principles of general psychology and basic principles of social psychology. Each episode reveals something special, unique and wonderful about the nature of human nature
 
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