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BBC Education & Training

Overview
Works: 2,263 works in 3,800 publications in 1 language and 21,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Educational films  Television plays  Televised plays  Internet videos  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
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 535 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
The Ideas of Chomsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology transformed the nature of linguistics before he was 40. In this program with world-renowned author and professor Bryan Magee, the outspoken Chomsky challenges accepted notions of the way in which language is learned, examines the relationship of language to experience, and discusses the philosophical nature of knowledge
I'm a child anorexic( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 270 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 )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 222 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. It also showcases his theory of Epic Theater, which encourages spectators to view performances as scientific analyses of human behavior, rather than illusions of reality
In black & white( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 206 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
A reputation : the rape of Artemisia Gentileschi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 192 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 188 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 181 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"--Container
Africa : eye to eye with the unknown by Basil Davidson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former President of Ghana Jerry Rawlings and Kenyan law student June Arunga travel through Tanzania and Rwanda, witnessing the economic and social situations of the people they meet and considering what measures would improve life for the people of Africa generally
W. Edwards Deming : prophet unheard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Edwards Deming introduced the concept of quality control to Japanese manufacturing after World War II. As history testifies, it turned that nation into an international manufacturing giant. In rare archival footage, Deming himself profiles his 14-point management philosophy. We learn why American businesses chose to ignore it after the war, and how modern U.S. companies are using the concepts to improve quality and increase profits. In the first case study, Ford Motor Company implements Deming's management ideas in order to better compete with foreign car manufacturers. A second case study documents how Florida Power and Light wins the coveted Japan-sponsored Deming Prize for quality control after instituting his management practices
Arthur Miller : an interview( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller speaks about his life and career"--Container
Bryan Magee talks to Myles Burnyeat about Plato by Bryan Magee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the dialogues of Plato. Seeing Plato's ideas initially as extentions of those of his teacher Socrates, Burnyeat explains the development and content of Plato's original doctrines of knowledge as virtue, the immortality and tripartite division of the soul, and the theory of forms (ideas)
Big Mac under attack( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 160 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? This program strives to find out, as Harvard Business School's David Upton, Philip Morris litigator John Banzhaf, BBC business editor Jeff Randall, and neuroscientist Ann Kelley cite fat- and sugar-laden foods, cannibalistic over-franchising, menu stagnation, and competition with Subway as factors in the giant's decline. McDonald's accepts that there are problems, but is determined to fix them. The plan? More customers, more often."--FMG on Demand website
Living with ADHD by Juliet Stevenson( Visual )

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

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder need not miss out on crucial educational opportunities. This program 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, in addition to their children, are diagnosed with the disorder. While presenting concerns that Ritalin and other drugs have led to overmedication, the video demonstrates that clinical advances are enabling children to learn constructive behavior, build relationships, and lay the foundations of a rewarding life
War spin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 150 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asserts the validity of measuring the ways in which people exercise practical, creative, emotional, and kinesthetic IQs by presenting a group of bright and talented people with tests of all shapes and sizes
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 149 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
Letter to America : how Arabs view the United States( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 147 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
The maverick solution( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semco, an engineering firm in Brazil, has no security and no receptionists. There are no secretaries, no managers' offices and no job titles. Those who work on the shop floor decide for themselves when to work and are consulted about all major financial decisions. Ricardo Semler, the company's owner, believes that if you treat staff like adults they will behave like adults. And it seems to work. --Kanopy
Shell shock( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 141 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, Philip Watts. 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?
 
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