PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service
Most widely held works about PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service
Most widely held works by PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service
Growing old in a new age ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
These programs look at various aspects of aging in American society of the latter 20th century. Older people share their views on each subject.
Am I a crook? copyright issues on the Internet ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A panel discusses copyright issues on the Internet including fair use and the laws of computer use.
Multimedia fair use guidelines ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Discusses the issues of fair use and copyright compliance as they relate to multimedia works. Presents tentative guidelines developed by the Consortium of College & University Media Centers Multimedia Fair Use Guidelines Working Committee. The panel examines problems from the perspectives of information producers, managers and users.
One woman, one vote ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Documents the 70-year struggle for ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's rights.
Libraries, copyright, and the Internet ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Discusses application of intellectual property law in a library setting, when to restrict patron access to electronic resources, and liability for copyright violations.
Critical thinking and the human emotions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Carol Tavris, author of Anger, the Misunderstood Emotion, discusses emotions, especially anger, in reference to student actions and attitudes.
A Woman's health ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
This program is a documentary portrait of seven women involved in fighting the health battles most often confronted by women in America today: heart disease, smoking, breast cancer, osteoporosis, domestic violence, and depression. It focuses on critical moments in the lives of these women as they became aware that their health was at risk and follows their internal debates and decisions about caring for their health. Introduced by Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Innumeracy & beyond ruminations of a numbers man ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
John Allen Paulos, author of Innumeracy and Beyond Numeracy, discusses his books, as well as his philosophy of mathematics and approach to teaching. He shares his thoughts on numeracy and understanding the thinking behind the solution to mathematical problems.
Fair use guidelines for educational multimedia the final document and its implementation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Provides educators with the information needed to implement the "Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia" by providing a panel of experts who interpret and clarify the guidelines.
Infusing critical thinking into community college instruction ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
With representatives from five community colleges Paul discusses the strategies and problems related to adding critical thinking to curricula that historically emphasized only learning established principles. Now educators are beginning to require students to question why things work the way they do -- or why not.
The Astronomers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
A look at the work and worlds of leading scientists and astronomers who are helping to unlock the mysteries of the universe.
Transforming critical thinking principles into teaching strategies ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
In this program, a variety of grade levels and subject matter illustrations are used to illustrate how critical thinking principles that are integrated into modes of teaching become mode of learning as well.
Critical thinking, the thinking that masters the content ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
This program investigates why traditional didactic instruction inevitably fails and why critical thinking is essential to in-depth learning.
The Kennedys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Not the story of the individuals, but the saga of "The Kennedys", the family, the clan, shaped by father Joseph's drive, their own distinct personalities and the times in which they lived. This program focuses on the family as they saw themselves and as others saw them.
Dealing with diversity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A sociology course, hosted by J.Q. Adams, which helps students come to know people from many diverse populations, to understand their constraints and motivations, and to recognize the common elements of humanity between individuals and groups of people. A key objective is to help the student develop an awareness that society is strengthened not from striving for uniformity but from a free and unfettered expression of individuality in all its diverse manifestations.
Skillful teacher by Stephen Brookfield ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
In this program Dr. Brookfield offers valuable advice to teachers, both new and veterans, who grapple daily with challenges, thrills, and failures in the often chaotic environment of the classroom (from PBS ALSS flyer).
Putting your course online a how-to for faculty ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Panelists discuss the main issues involved in deciding whether or not a college course can be taught over the internet. The panel members talk about how to set up and administer an online course and share their personal online teaching experiences.
To paint the stars the life & mind of Vincent van Gogh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Examines the biographical and psychological evidence of van Gogh's life, in an effort to diagnose the mental disorder that plagued his artistic career.
Why can't Bobby pay attention? issues and answers in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A teleconference examining attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.
How the body ages ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
This program describes the changes in appearance and organ function that accompanies aging and how other changes can be prevented.
Adult education African Americans Aging--Physiological aspects Civilization College teaching Computer-assisted instruction Copyright Copyright and audio-visual education Copyright and electronic data processing Critical thinking Critical thinking--Study and teaching (Higher) Distance education Documentary television programs Education, Higher Education, Higher--Effect of technological innovations on Educational technology Fair use (Copyright) Films for the hearing impaired History Intellectual property International economic relations International relations Internet Internet in education Interviews Mass media--Law and legislation Metaphysics Motion picture industry Motion pictures Motion pictures--Social aspects Multimedia systems--Law and legislation Older people Older people--Employment Older people--Family relationships Older people--Health and hygiene Older people--Nutrition Older people--Sexual behavior Philosophy Political science Racism Social history Spanish language--Study and teaching--English speakers Study skills Teaching Telecommunication in education Telecommunication in higher education United States Video recordings Women's rights World Wide Web