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Center for Humanities

Overview
Works: 542 works in 1,491 publications in 1 language and 7,859 library holdings
Genres: Educational television programs  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Caricatures and cartoons  Rules  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Instructional films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: DS556.39, 915.97
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Most widely held works by Center for Humanities
Critical thinking : how to evaluate information and draw conclusions( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 264 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 )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will be facinated with this colorful program that focuses upon the myths and legends that were created to explain the nature of the universe and people's place in it. They'll learn that myths and legends often reflect a connection between the life cycles of man and nature. And, they'll see how modern artists and writers continue to create parallels to the myths and legends of the past
Mythology lives! : ancient stories and modern literature( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 111 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)
Writing as process : a step-by-step guide( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how writing is a process which begins long before words are put on paper, and continues long after the completion of the first draft. Gives practical tips on how to master the three major stages of the process: prewriting, writing, and revising
Classicism and romanticism: the sober and the sublime( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1987 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 feelings. Includes illustrations of works of art and excerpts from literature and music
What is a painting?/realism( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 67 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
School survival skills : how to study effectively( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program designed to teach students how to study their textbooks more efficiently and how to manage their time
How to survive in school--using library resources and reference materials( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 64 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
Exploring the short story for entertainment and comprehension by Title( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the short story as a literary form. Discusses important elements of the short story, such as characterization, theme, plot, style, setting, and point of view
Art with a message: protest and propaganda( Visual )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how art has been used as a vehicle for propaganda and protest
Interpreting the law : the role of the Supreme Court( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 56 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
How to survive in school--note-taking and outlining skills( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines various methods of taking notes, such as simple lists, chronological lists, compare and contrast, cause and effect, and outlining. Follows up with participatory exercises
The Research paper made easy--from assignment to completion( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 50 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 )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 47 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 )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how visual perception is influenced by personal experience, language, and society. Encourages the development of visual perceptiveness and expression
 
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Alternative Names
Center for Humanities (U.S.)

Languages
English (102)