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Center for Humanities

Overview
Works: 600 works in 1,527 publications in 1 language and 7,666 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  History  Educational television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Rules  Juvenile works 
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 )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 274 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
The Eye of the storm by Billy Joel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how an elementary school teacher in Riceville, Iowa, introduced her children to the realities of prejudice by using the color of eyes as the criterion of superiority. Explains that the results of the experiment were indicative of the situation throughout the United States
Myths and legends : mirrors of mankind( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 188 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
Vietnam by Pilot productions( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program focuses on how the war in Vietnam affected the American people, from pro- and anti-war protesters, to the difficult adjustment of returning veterans and former POWs. Details actual battles, the My Lai massacre, the evacuation of Saigon and the boat people's plight
Mythology lives! : ancient stories and modern literature( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortality and enduring appeal of myths and legends arise from the basic human feelings and experiences that they reflect. Selected examples are used to demonstrate how particular stories and characters in myths and legends have been revived and reinterpreted in literature and popular culture
The Research paper made easy : from assignment to completion( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 115 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
Learning to see and understand: developing visual literacy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how visual perception is influenced by personal experience, language, and society. Encourages the development of visual perceptiveness and expression
Interpreting the law : role of the Supreme Court( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 104 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
Mitosis and Meiosis by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the chain of events that results in cell division. Through photomicrographs, demonstrates each phase of mitosis and meiosis
Grammar, I found a dollar walking home : solving common sentence problems( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 100 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
Writing as process : a step-by-step guide( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 82 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
Classicism And Romanticism: The Sober And The Sublime( Visual )

9 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
How to survive in school--using library resources and reference materials( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 72 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
A picture's worth a thousand words : interpreting visual information by Eric Susch( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 72 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
The Bible as literature : in the beginning was the word by Title( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 68 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 )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 68 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 1981 in English and held by 64 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 )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 61 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
Man And Woman: Myths And Stereotypes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ways that men and women throughout history have regarded themselves and each other. Explores various methods of breaking down these stereotypes and dealing with people as individuals. Commentary includes excerpts of literature and music
Shakespeare is alive and well in the modern world( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates how modern directors and actors use new staging approaches to help the audience experience Shakespeare's plays as universal human drama
 
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Center for Humanities (U.S.)

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