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McGraw-Hill Films

Overview
Works: 854 works in 1,478 publications in 1 language and 5,299 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Documentary films  Science television programs  Instructional television programs 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: HQ767.9, 155.25
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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 171 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 by Tom Lazarus( Visual )

26 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines two of the major theories in the field of moral development by using Dr. Stanley Milgrim's famous obedience experiment to pose a serious moral dilemma. Features Dr. David Rosenhan who summarizes the developmental stages of moral judgment in children and adults
The Power of listening by Ann Weiser Cornell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 113 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
Personality( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores various personality traits that develop during the preschool years, including dependence, identification, aggression, fear, and anxiety, and explains the special significance of each in the child's development
Methodology, the psychologist & the experiment by CRM/McGraw-Hill Films( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 96 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 by Jamie Guth( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 92 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 85 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 )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Points out that the manageable stress levels can result in productivity, while excessive stress levels that are improperly managed can be debilitating. Explains how to recognize undue stress and how to handle stress correctly
A New look at motivation. by Peter J Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 70 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
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

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

A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations
Two great crusades : American history 1930-1945 by Project 7 Films( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 65 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
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 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the different kinds of play and explains why each is important for the development of the child's personality
The effective uses of power and authority( Visual )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 61 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 by New Archies( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and held by 56 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 55 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 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores various ideas about the nature of intelligence. The problems inherent in intelligence testing are also discused and a variety of test types are shown
Language development by Uniview Productions( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explains that the acquisition of language is a complex, intellectual task performed before 5 years of age without prior experience with language. The program notes that all children learn their native language via the same sequence of language acquisition and at approximately the same age
The Power of positive reinforcement.( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the success of behaviour modification through positive reinforcement in organizational and business settings
Prenatal Development by Genevieve Clapp( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the biology and the psychology of the developing fetus. Presents the latest theories and information about the fetus and the environmental influences within the mother's uterus
 
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controlled identityCRM/McGraw-Hill Films

McGraw-Hill Book Company. McGraw-Hill Films

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