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Center for Humanities

Overview
Works: 618 works in 1,464 publications in 1 language and 8,146 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Nonfiction television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Documentary television programs  Longitudinal studies  Juvenile works  Documentary films  History 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: BF575.P9, 303.385
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Most widely held works by Center for Humanities
The Eye of the storm by William Peters( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award winning documentary records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes," making each group superior or inferior on successive days. The program, NOW, demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns
Critical thinking how to evaluate information and draw conclusions( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to guide students toward reaching good conclusions, this program introduces the concept of "verbal maps", teaches the importance of considering the source of information, and dramatizes the traps of faulty reasoning
Interpreting the law the role of the Supreme Court( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the development of the Supreme Court and discusses court cases that have changed the world today. Shows how justices are selected, how the court is organized and how the court reaches a decision
The Research paper made easy--from assignment to completion( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers instruction in writing a research paper by focusing on such skills as defining a topic, making a thesis statement, preparing a bibliography, outlining, writing the draft and preparing the final paper
Grammar, I found a dollar walking home solving common sentence problems( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies and helps remedy run-on sentences, comma splices, sentence fragments, disagreement of subject and verb, and other common sentence problems
Learning to see and understand developing visual literacy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how visual perception is influenced by personal experience, language, and society. Encourages the development of visual perceptiveness and expression
Myths and legends: mirrors of mankind( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses examples of art, literature, and music to discuss the myths and legends man has created to explain the nature of the universe and his place in it
Writing as process a step-by-step guide( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a four-step method for writing topical papers including getting started, gathering materials, writing a first draft, and revising and polishing
A picture's worth a thousand words interpreting visual information by Eric Susch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a series of still images with narration designed to demonstrate how visual images, including seemingly objective images such as photographs, maps, and charts, present only a partial, and usually biased, view of reality
Mitosis and meiosis how cells divide( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the chain of events that results in cell division. Through photomicrographs, demonstrates each phase of mitosis and meiosis
How to survive in school--using library resources and reference materials( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys basic library resources and instructs in the use of the card catalog and reference collection. Provides guidelines for the efficient organization of research
The Bible as literature in the beginning was the word( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Bible and the way it deals with fundamental, universal questions and truths. Explores how it uses details of life to express ideas and feelings
Classicism and romanticism: the sober and the sublime( Visual )

9 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the movements of Classicism and Romanticism are expressions of man's needs for form, pattern, and security, as well as his desire for change, fantasy, and feeling. Includes illustrations of works of art and excerpts from literature and music
How to survive in school--note-taking and outlining skills( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to take notes and organize them into various outline forms, including the simple list and chronological, cause and effect, and comparison and contrast outlines
School survival skills how to study effectively( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to manage study time in relationship to other obligations, and suggests methods of more effective study. For junior high and high school
What is a painting?/realism( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the paintings of Whistler's Mother and Mona Lisa to show misconceptions in art appreciation concerning intellectual and emotional response. Describes how a particular object looked, and tells how the people of that time felt about it
Art with a message: protest and propaganda by Center for Humanities( Visual )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how art has been used as a vehicle for propaganda and protest. Part I shows the powers of art to persuade through distortion. Part II explores how art has dealt satirically with political and social subjects. Video shows slides of major art works and poster art
Contemporary trends( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the development of abstract impressionism in the 1940's and describes the basic groups involved: the action painters and the abstract imagists. Pop art is discussed and the future of contemporary art is examined
Why man creates man, the measure of all things( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a survey of creative accomplishments from ancient civilizations to contemporary America in three parts
Vietnam, the war that divided America( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the strategy of the United States in conducting a limited war calculated to grind down the enemy. Shows the opposing force's guerilla war tactics and the bloody battles that led to the evacuation of Saigon. Explores how this war affected the American people, from war protesters to veterans and former POWs
 
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Alternative Names
Center for Humanities (U.S.)

Languages
English (162)