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Center for Humanities

Overview
Works: 600 works in 1,485 publications in 1 language and 8,032 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Rules  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Longitudinal studies  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  History 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: BF575.P9, 303.385
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Center for Humanities
The Eye of the storm by William Peters( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 299 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 )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 260 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
Myths and legends : mirrors of mankind( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 143 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
The Research paper made easy--from assignment to completion( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 121 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 116 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 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how visual perception is influenced by personal experience, language, and society. Encourages the development of visual perceptiveness and expression
Mitosis and meiosis how cells divide( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the chain of events that results in cell division. Through photomicrographs, demonstrates each phase of mitosis and meiosis
Interpreting the law the role of the Supreme Court( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 115 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
Man and woman myths and stereotypes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ways that men and women have regarded themselves and each other throughout history. Explores various methods of breaking down these stereotypes and dealing with people as individuals
Writing as process a step-by-step guide( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 90 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
Mythology lives! : ancient stories and modern literature( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program reacquaints students with stories of the past, points out their recurring themes and characters, and gives them a look at the modern day counterpart. Includes the triumph of good over evil (Superman), tragic love (Orpheus and Eurydice; Romeo and Juliet), innocence in peril (Little Red Riding Hood), and fatal beauty (Helen of Troy, Barbara Allen)
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 83 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
How to survive in school--using library resources and reference materials( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 76 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
Man's search for identity( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a study of historic personages, fictional characters, and works of art, examines the conflict between man's creative drives and his search for self-knowledge. Includes illustrations of works of art and excerpts from literature and music
Classicism and romanticism: the sober and the sublime( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the movements of Classicism and Romanticism are expressions of man's needs for form, pattern, and feelings. 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 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Bible and the way it deals with fundamental, universal questions and truths. Explores how it uses concrete, commonplace details of life to express humanity's most profound ideas and feelings. Shows how non-Biblical works of literature and art often echo the themes presented in the Bible
How to survive in school--note-taking and outlining skills( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 71 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
What is a painting?/realism( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 69 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
Art with a message: protest and propaganda by Center for Humanities( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 68 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
Vietnam, the war that divided America( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 67 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.)

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