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McGraw-Hill Films

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Works: 893 works in 1,509 publications in 1 language and 5,064 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Documentary films  History  Instructional films  Science films  Industrial films  Animated films 
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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 167 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 145 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
Aging( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 86 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
Methodology, the psychologist & the experiment by Peter Jordan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 83 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 experiments on affiliation and on perceptual development
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 69 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 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the basic psychological principles of motivation and shows their application to worker behavior and managerial styles
The Power of listening.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 63 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
Two great crusades : American history 1930-1945 by Project 7 Films( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 62 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
Personality : middle childhood( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 59 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
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 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role, function's and types of play are examined. Discusses play as a means of learning to solve problems as well as a form of self- expression. Presents theoretical approaches developed by Mildreu, Parten, Paiget, and Smilansky
The effective uses of power and authority( Visual )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 56 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in English and held by 54 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
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 "teen-age paranoia" Commentaries by John Flavell and Joseph Church
Communication: the nonverbal agenda( Visual )

5 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. Helps business managers interpret nonverbal messages in employee relations
Intelligence, a complex concept( Visual )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different ideas about the nature of intelligence, and reviews several types of intelligence tests
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

Illustrates how a program of behavior modification in a business or industry can improve both employee satisfaction and productivity
Prenatal Development by Genevieve Clapp( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and held by 50 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 )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 49 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
El Hajj Malik el Shabazz (Malcolm X)( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 48 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
 
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