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PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service

Overview
Works: 1,500 works in 1,774 publications in 1 language and 6,142 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Television programs  Filmed lectures 
Classifications: JK1896, 324.6230973
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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 )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel discusses copyright issues on the Internet including fair use and the laws of computer use
Multimedia fair use guidelines( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member 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 by Ruth Pollak( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 70-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the 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 right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and historical perspectives
Critical thinking and the human emotions( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol Tavris, author of Anger, the Misunderstood Emotion, discusses emotions, especially anger, in reference to student actions and attitudes
Libraries, copyright, and the Internet( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member 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
Fair use guidelines for educational multimedia : the final document and its implementation( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member 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
Growing old in a new age by Anthony Lenzer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member 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. Presents an introductory course in gerontology. Looks at the emotional and phyysical processes of aging, old age as a stage of life, and the impact of aging on society. Contains interviews with older people, and commentary by social scientists, doctors, and clinicians, as a comprehensive introduction to gerontology
Opening all doors( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Video conference discussing interior design strategies that fulfill the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It includes compliance decision charts and a detailed index to the ADA guidelines
The Astronomers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the work and worlds of leading scientists and astronomers who are helping to unlock the mysteries of the universe
Love, intimacy & sexuality( Visual )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program considers ways to develop the greatest physical potential in an aging individual while compensating for the effects of aging
Myths & realities of aging( Visual )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program debunks the common myths of aging: that most older people are ill; there is no sex after 60; aging brings memory loss; older family members are ignored
Infusing critical thinking into community college instruction( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member 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 Kennedys by Phil Whitehead( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons
Beyond chalk : teaching with technology( Visual )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode explores the capabilities of the latest information technologies, including the Internet and how they can be used in distance learning. Looks at the concept of the virtual campus and how distance learning courses, programs, services and entire degrees can be offered through commercial services on the Internet or the World Wide Web. Introduces a number of faculty who have pioneered online instruction
Skillful teacher by Stephen Brookfield( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member 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)
Innumeracy & beyond : ruminations of a numbers man( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member 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
Americas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary Latin America, examining issues that confront the entire region by focusing on individual countries
Critical thinking, the thinking that masters the content( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program investigates why traditional didactic instruction inevitably fails and why critical thinking is essential to in-depth learning
A Woman's health( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member 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
 
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