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Center for Humanities

Overview
Works: 627 works in 1,453 publications in 1 language and 8,405 library holdings
Genres: Rules  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Longitudinal studies  Juvenile works 
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 332 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, shown on 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 285 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 133 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 131 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 )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 122 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 119 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 )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 95 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 )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 93 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 )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 91 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 )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 83 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 78 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
Classicism and romanticism: the sober and the sublime ( Visual )
9 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 78 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
The Bible as literature in the beginning was the word ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the Bible and the way it deals with fundamental, universal questions and truths. Explores how concrete, commonplace details of life are used to express humanity's most profound ideas and feelings. Shows that non-Biblical works of literature and art often echo the themes presented in the Bible
Art with a message: protest and propaganda by Center for Humanities( Visual )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how art has been used as a vehicle for propaganda and protest, as seen in such things as Mussolini paintings and symbol of the clenched fist.
Contemporary trends ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 74 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
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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how to manage study time and how to study textbooks. For elementary grades
What is a painting?/realism ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyzes the paintings of Whistler's Mother and the Mona Lisa to show the 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
The Break with tradition ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the origins of modern art with the revolt of the impressionists against academic realism in the late 19th century. Details the reaction against pure impressionism in the 1880's and includes commentary on such artists as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, and Mary Cassatt
Why man creates man, the measure of all things ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a survey of the creative accomplishments of man from the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia to contemporary American. Includes views of works of art, dramatic narrative, and excerpts from literature and music
 
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Alternative Names
Center for Humanities (U.S.)
Languages
English (154)