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BBC Education & Training

Overview
Works: 2,352 works in 3,723 publications in 1 language and 22,492 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Televised plays  History  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Television plays  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 822.33
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Most widely held works by BBC Education & Training
The yellow wallpaper( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman who is gradually becoming insane. While taking a rest cure she becomes obsessed with the wallpaper and begins to imagine that there is a woman behind the paper
I'm a child anorexic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Therapists in America and Europe have noticed a disturbing trend: anorexia now appears in elementary-school-age children. This film documents the highs and lows of a London clinic's 12-week program, during which malnourished patients must confront and conquer their fears of eating. Girls as young as eight enter the clinic dangerously emaciated and depressed-and although most battle their way back to good health and reunions with loved ones, do their attitudes toward food really change? Once home, will they revert to old ways? The documentary reveals frighteningly distorted beliefs that run rampant among the young patients-one girl even insists that water contains calories-and it offers surprising revelations about the role of idealized body images in the media
Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The German poet, playwright, and theatrical reformer who developed the drama as a social and ideological forum is the subject of this program, in which those who knew him discuss his life and many works. Excerpts from plays such as Mother Courage and her children, The life of Galileo, The good woman of Setzuan, and Antigone highlight the development of Brecht's austere form of irregular verse. A later work, A little Orgnum for the theater, is the embodiment of Brecht's idea of true Marxist drama."--Container
The chemistry of life : milestones in genetics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Adam Rutherford explores how scientists began to probe ever deeper into the cell in order to unlock the secret of life. 'Chemistry of life' begins in Tübingen, Germany, where an unlikely experiment in 1869 provided the first clue. Using pus-covered bandages from injured Prussian War soldiers and the contents of a pig's stomach, Firedrich Miescher, a keen young scientist at Europe's first biochemistry lab, made a crucial discovery about the nucleus of all cells. He found a strange molecule never seen in nature before. Since it was only found in the nucleus, he called it "nuclein"; we now know it as DNA"--Container
The hidden kingdom : early discoveries in cell science( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a businessman, not a trained scientist, who first gained entry to the cryptic world of cells. This program relates the early history of microbiology and genetics, beginning with the story of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a 17th-century Dutch textile merchant with a talent for making microscopes. Moving from van Leeuwenhoek's discovery of "animalcules" to Robert Hooke's cork studies and coinage of the term cell, the film then focuses on Joseph Jackson Lister's multi-lens microscope technology, Robert Brown's identification of cell nuclei, and the collaboration of Theodor Schwann and Matthias Schleiden. Robert Remak's groundbreaking findings about cell division form the climax of the episode
Identity crisis : self-image in childhood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What shapes a child's identity--situation and surroundings, or unchangeable factors within the child? This program weighs in on that question by capturing the emotional and psychological development of 25 boys and girls at age five. In fascinating and sometimes disturbing scenes, the children reveal clear signals about their self-worth and their expectations for the future that bear strong connection to nationality, gender, skin color, economic class, and the presence or absence of either parent. Powerful in its social implications as well as its emotional impact, this brings vital documentation to the nature vs. nurture debate
A reputation : the rape of Artemisia Gentileschi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1612, Artemisia accused a fellow artist of rape. Using original transcripts from the rape trial, this program, through Artemisia's and other character's testimony, reconstructs how the male-dominated art community of Michelangelo's Rome falsified her promiscuity and forever destroyed her reputation as a woman and even as an artist."--Container
EBay : money for old rope?( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of eBay, the site's feedback system, its key to success, and its impact on the collectible and antique business
Mary Shelley : the birth of Frankenstein( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program offers a fresh exploration of her novel, Frankenstein, focusing on how Shelley's personal life influenced the book and mirrored it afterwards. Along with reenactments of scenes from her classic and dramatizations of her life, the program draws from a wealth of primary sources, including readings from her mother's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Mary Shelley's personal letters, as well as those of her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron"--Videocassette container
W. Edward [sic] Deming : prophet unheard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes rare archival footage of W. Edwards Deming profiling his 14-point management philosophy; outlines how American businesses chose to ignore the concept of quality control which Deming introduced to post-World War II Japan, turning it into an international manufacturing giant; shows case studies of Ford Motor Company and Florida Power and Light
Arthur Miller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller speaks about his life and career"--Container
In black and white : conversations with African American writers by Barbara Christian( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival newsreel and feature film footage, this program explores the inception, struggle, suppression, and survival of the Black Cinema from the 1920s through the 1950s. This remarkably detailed documentary is a stinging indictment of racism in the arts and in American culture
Big Mac under attack( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungry consumers in America and abroad are losing their appetite for the world's largest fast food company. Is McDonald's a brand on the verge of collapse, or can it be revitalized?
Bryan Magee talks to Anthony Kenny about medieval philosophy by Bryan Magee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ideas of medieval philosophic theologians, particularly St. Thomas Aquinas. Anthony Kenny discusses Aristotelian logic as the basis of Acquinas' thought, and disputes charges that medieval philosophy merely reinforced extant Christian views
Living with ADHD by Juliet Stevenson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows two British families whose children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and describes new medical strategies designed specifically for parents struggling to keep ADHD from controlling their households and limiting the prospects and happiness of their children. It also focuses on the challenges of parents who are also diagnosed with the disorder. While presenting concerns that Ritalin and other drugs have lead to overmedication, the video demonstrates that clinical advances are enabling children to learn constructive behavior, build relationships, and lay foundations of a rewarding life
Letter to America : how Arabs view the United States( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Syrian born writer Rana Kabbani returns to the Middle East to find out how Muslims have come to view the United States."--BBC webpage
War spin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his report, John Kampfner skeptically analyzes the heroic reports of the ambush, capture, and rescue of Private Jessica Lynch, calling them misrepresentations designed to bolster weak support for the Iraq war effort
Battle of the brains by Ying guo guo jia guang bo gong si huan qiu gong si(British Broadcasting Corporation Worldwide)( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horizon takes seven people who are some of the highest flyers in their field - a musical prodigy, a quantum physicist, an artist, a dramatist, an RAF fighter pilot, a chess grandmaster and a Wall Street trader. Each is put through a series of tests to discover who is the most intelligent? The principle way that we measure intelligence, the IQ test, remains popular and convenient. Yet most psychologists agree that it only tells half the story. This program advocates a different approach, creating an array of unusual challenges to assess brainpower and positing an argument for the interplay of multiple intelligences. Assisted by the insights of Harvards Howard Gardner and experts using brain scanning technology at UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, the program brings together a group of obviously bright and talented people and presents them with trials of all shapes and sizes. The results establish the validity of measuring not just what people know but also the equally important ways in which they exercise their practical, creative, emotional, and kinesthetic IQs
Shell shock( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When oil conglomerate Shell stunned investors by announcing a 20 percent reduction in its proven reserves, pensions and portfolios suffered around the world. This program reveals a pattern of exaggeration and cover-up at the company's top level -- specifically involving the former chairman and head of production. An unflinching analysis of a failure in business ethics, Shell Shock raised complex and timely questions: At what point did protection of the company's image usurp shareholder interests? How did financial industry safeguards let such a crisis develop? And how can similar fiascoes be prevented in the future?
F. Scott Fitzgerald : a Concise Biography( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Writer Jay McInerny [i.e. McInerney], Fitzgerald biographer Scott Donaldson, and others talk about Fitzgerald's life, writing, and marriage to the ill-fated Zelda"--Container
 
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