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Meridian Education Corporation

Overview
Works: 2,366 works in 4,383 publications in 1 language and 74,527 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Short films  Instructional films  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 362.76
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Most widely held works about Meridian Education Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Meridian Education Corporation
Battling eating disorders by Diane Paragas( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to recognize eating disorders, how friends and loved ones should communicate their fears and concerns, and how those who suffer from these often fatal illness can find professional help. Special emphasis is placed on identifying anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating as actual diseases, not as misguided lifestyle choices-a realization necessary for effective treatment
Foodborne illness( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes common -- and serious -- food-borne illnesses, how they're spread, and how they can be prevented through careful food handling and proper food preparation. Tips for selecting safe food at the market and the optimal temperatures for cooking meats and eggs are covered as well
Cyberbullies( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses dramatizations and question and answer sessions to prevent children and teenagers from being bullied by others when using chat rooms, blogs, and instant messaging. Describes possible responses to such abuse and explains the legal issues involving privacy and libel
Recognizing child abuse( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program spells out the Four Rs of child abuse--the harsh Reality of its presence in our society, the Results it leads to, the many ways to Recognize it, and the proper channels for Reporting it. Each of these concepts is explained through dramatizations and supported by interviews with education and child welfare experts
Food safety( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the processes of safely handling, preparing, and storing food to prevent foodborne illness
Sudden infant death syndrome( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several thousand seemingly healthy babies die in their sleep each year. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is one of the leading causes of death in infants. This program explores what is known about SIDS and examines some practices that may reduce risk factors. Physicians and other health experts discuss appropriate prenatal care and examine child sleeping positions, parental smoking, and other factors. Although significant advances have been made in the treatment of many serious illnesses, doctors and scientists remain baffled by SIDS and stress that there can be no blame if a baby succumbs to this silent killer. An excellent program for future parents, child care providers, and anyone else who has responsibility for infants
Birth Defects : Causes and Prevention( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores the most common types of birth defects, covering the major classifications: malformations present at birth, inborn errors of metabolism, blood disorders, and prenatal damage. The video also includes information on the prevention of birth defects, with an emphasis placed on the importance of good prenatal care
Understanding learning disabilities by Meridian Education Corporation( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explains how to identify different types of learning disabilities and how to intervene and aid a learning disabled student
Inhalants : deadly high( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheap, accessible, powerful, and tragically misunderstood is a description that neatly sums up the class of drugs known as inhalants. This program offers the straight dope on how the vapors of easily obtained substances such as hair spray, paint thinner, and gasoline are abused, including the mechanics of metabolization and the debilitating short- and long-term side effects. The program is an excellent tool for informing viewers of the dangers associated with potentially deadly chemicals too often thought of as harmless
MyPlate : Understanding the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the USDA replaced MyPyramid with MyPlate, the goal was to simplify dietary recommendations by providing at-a-glance guidelines without having to weigh and measure at every meal. This program explores the key concepts of MyPlate and how it correlates to the more detailed Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including portion sizes, proportions, food group choices, and caloric balance. The video explains why it's a good idea to fill half your plate with produce, and even breaks down which vegetables edge out others in terms of fiber and nutrients. Stressing the impact of poor eating habits on health, it discusses fat and salt intake, high-fructose corn syrup and other sugars, and whole versus refined and enriched grains-- and suggests seafood and other protein choices beyond just meat
Eternal scars : physical and emotional child abuse( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarcastic and rude statements to children can leave as deep a wound as a cigarette burn or welts from a belt. This important program looks at both physical and emotional child abuse, and the lifetime effects they may have on children. We touch on what you can do if you recognize abuse of someone you know
Nutrition for Sports and Exercise( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video shows how to make healthy eating a priority while engaging in sports and fitness. Viewers encounter the four main categories of physiological health -- cardiovascular and respiratory fitness, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition
Understanding underachievers( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores some of the many complicated factors which may contribute to a bright child demonstrating a lack of interest in school and learning
Checks and balances : basics of banking( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because teenagers have sources of income too, it's increasingly important for every young adult to master basic banking skills. That's where Checks and Balances comes in. This informative, practical, and entertaining video covers the fundamentals of checking and bank accounts, such as filling out a check correctly, maintaining a checkbook register, and reconciling a bank statement. In addition, the video presents various banking techniques, including ATM transactions, debit cards, and online banking. Viewers will learn what factors to consider when choosing a bank, as well as how to identify different types of checking accounts. Correlates to the National Standards of Life Skills for Life Work
Food safety and disease prevention( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the efforts of experts and agencies, food-borne illness outbreaks still occur. This programme examines the risks facing consumers while highlighting food-handling methods for addressing those risks
Parenting 101 : basic skills for raising confident children( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Practical advice on building a strong parent-child relationship, teaching and reinforcing desirable behavior, creating an environment that stimulates intellect and confidence, developing a routine that offer reassurance and stability, and working through parental conflict constructively. Concise dramatizations that highlight problems and solutions are combined with helpful commentary from educators, counselors, and psychologists."--Video case
Child Abuse : Chain of Pain( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overviews the five basic categories of child abuse and their effects on children. The video also examines the reasons adults abuse children, and describes ways to stop current abuse and prevent future abuse. Also stressed are means of obtaining help for victims
Checking Accounts and Everyday Banking by Meridian Education Corporation( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do checking accounts earn interest? Is e-banking safe? What's the best way to pay for things when traveling out of the country? Viewers can learn the basics of financial transactions and arm themselves with how-to's and tips for choosing a bank, writing and depositing checks, using a debit card, and balancing a checkbook. E-banking to manage accounts and transfer funds is discussed, with security concerns foremost. Also wire transfers and money orders are explained, and much more
Credit, Borrowing, and Debt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognizing that students may have hazy notions about the consequences of over-spending, this program provides practical information about credit card use, credit reports, credit problems, and managing debt. Viewers learn how to build a credit history and raise a low credit score-and why this is important. Taking a look at a sample credit card statement, the video explains the various fees, charges, and rates, and cautions against relying on cash advances. Mortgages, home equity loans, and the more costly "alternative" loans are covered as well. The program closes with strategies for getting and staying out of debt. Highlights include applying for a car loan, a checklist of warning signs of financial irresponsibility, and ways to fix credit problems
Feedback on the Job : Accepting Criticism( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video version. Viewers meet two young managers who help workers with appropriate responses to feedback in different work situations. Whether feedback is true, unclear, or downright false, we discover how to respond in a way that enables us to develop confidence, separate our reactions from our feelings, and learn from the situation. Using live-action video, the CD-ROM program guides the user through a series of learning objectives and interactive testing to make sure the information is absorbed. After each section of the video, pertinent questions are asked. If viewers give the wrong answer, they will automatically be taken back to review the video component containing the answer. When they are finished, users can print out a certificate of completion which can be turned in to the course instructor
 
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Battling eating disorders
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Meridian Education.

Languages
English (141)

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Checks and balances : basics of banking