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Annenberg/CPB

Overview
Works: 2,146 works in 2,683 publications in 1 language and 12,412 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies  Instructional films  Biography  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Self-instruction 
Roles: prn, Funder
Classifications: PN1997, 530
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Most widely held works by Annenberg/CPB
Different kinds of smart : multiple intelligences( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Features teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher. Includes expert commentary from Howard Gardner
The learning classroom. theory into practice( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This video-based course is an exploration of learning theory appropriate for grades K-12 and all subject areas-- for the training of preservice teachers and the professional development of inservice teachers. Hosted by Stanford University professor Linda Darling-Hammond, the 13 half-hour programs illustrate a variety of learning theories with applications to classroom practice. A Web site and print guide supplement the videos, with background readings, questions for discussion, and ongoing assignments that bring theory into practice."--Web site
A Biography of America( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 26-part series of half-hour programs explores the human side of American history and encourages critical thinking about the forces that shaped America. Using photos, film footage, and documents, host historians lecture in a first-person narrative to describe a collective life story and history of American people and their every-day events
English composition : writing for an audience by Annenberg/CPB( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the principles and techniques of writing, with emphasis on how to write for your audience. A wide variety of professionals discuss how they address their particular audiences
Learning science through inquiry( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines inquiry teaching and learning with teachers and students in real classrooms. Explains the process and explores how it benefits students. Features classroom case studies and discussioins in each video
The power of place : geography for the 21st century( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... teaches the geographic skills and concepts that are necessary to understand the world. ... Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries."--Container
Rediscovering biology : molecular to global perspectives( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series explains recent advances in the field of biology for teachers of high school biology to update their content knowledge and understanding. Features interviews with expert scientists involved in groundbreaking research. Detailed animations provide a micro-level view of biological processes and techniques such as mass spectrometry and microarray analysis. The coordinated course materials, including an online test, interactive Web activities, and course guide, will help new and veteran biology teachers become familiar with current research methods and tools that will lead to new discoveries in the coming decades--Container back cover
Bridging world history : a 26-part multi-media course in world history( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multimedia course for secondary school and college teachers that looks at global patterns through time, seeing history as an integrated whole. Topics are organized chronologically, but each is examined through a thematic lens, showing how people and societies experience both integration and differences. The course consists of 26 programs (30 minute programs per video)
The Mechanical universe-- and beyond( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 31 deals with electric potential and its gradients, the potentials of atoms and metals, electric energy, and why sparks jump. Program 32 covers the shift away from electricity as a curiosity with the invention of the electric battery by Alessandro Volta. Program 33 deals with the design and analysis of currents flowing in series and parallel circuits of resistors and capacitators. Covers the laws of Ohm and Kirchhoff and the contribution of Charles Wheatstone. Program 34 deals with magnetism as a natural phenomenon, the behavior of magnetic materials, and the motion of charged particles in a magnetic field. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments
American passages : a literary survey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American Passages is a 16-part American literature instructional series. The video programs, print guides, and Web site place literary movements and authors within the context of history and culture. The series takes an expanded view of American literary movements, bringing in a diversity of voices and tracing the continuity among them. The materials, which are coordinated with the Norton Anthology of American Literature, can be used as the basis of a one or two-semester college-level course or for teacher professional development." (Web site)
The Western tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two semester telecourse on western civilization built around the classroom lectures of Eugen Weber, author, historian, and professor at UCLA. Weber's lectures survey developments in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, philosophy, and daily life from ancient Egypt to our own time
Native Voices( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the rich and highly developed oral tradition of Native American literature through the work of three contemporary authors: Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna Pueblo), Simon Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo), and Luci Tapahonso (Navajo)
Introduction by Hagen Staack( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Teaching High School science series, demonstrating how to use each component
The Western tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two semester telecourse on western civilization built around the classroom lectures of Eugen Weber, author, historian, and professor at UCLA. Weber's lectures survey developments in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, philosophy, and daily life from ancient Egypt to our own time
Discovering psychology( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a 26-part introductory course in psychology that offers an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior and features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations. Program 7 deals with how we transform raw sensory data into meaningful impressions. Also focuses on the ways personal experience, our culture, and interests influence our perceptions. Program 8 describes the principles of classical and operant conditioning to show how learning occurs. Features the research of Pavlov, Thorndike, Watson and Skinner
The Mechanical universe and beyond, part I( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 17 explores the phenomenon of resonance and discusses how this phenomenon can be used to explain why a swaying bridge can collapse in a mild wind or why a wineglass can be shattered by a human voice. Program 18 discusses Newton's application of the simple harmonic motion concept to the propagation of sound. Program 19 discusses angular motion as a twist on momentum, that is, the cross product of the radius vector and momentum. The program goes on to demonstrate that when no torque acts on a system, the angular motion of the system is conserved. Program 20 explains that when a torque acts on a spinning object, the angular momentum changes, but the object only precesses. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments
Discovering psychology( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a 26-part introductory course in psychology that offers an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior and features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations. Program 1 examines human nature and describes psychology as the science that stands at the cross roads of philosophy, anthropology, biochemistry, and artificial intelligence. Program 2 deals with the scientific method as applied to psychological research and the ways in which data are collected and analyzed. The value of critical thinking in interpreting research findings is highlighted
Discovering psychology( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a 26-part introductory course in psychology that offers an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior and features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations. Program 11 explains the decision-making processes and human intuition and how and why people make good and bad decisions. Also explores the psychology of risk taking and negotiation. Program 12 examines biological and psychological aspects of motivation and emotion as seen in studies of sexual behavior and the power of optimistic beliefs
Discovering psychology( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a 26-part introductory course in psychology that offers an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior and features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations. Program 5 looks at how both heredity and environment contribute to the development of children and the nature vs. nurture debate. Program 6 describes how psychologists search for truths about the mind, society, and culture by studying how children develop complex language skills and use language in social communication
Discovering psychology( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a 26-part introductory course in psychology that offers an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior and features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations. Program 3 deals with the brain's structures, its biochemical reactions, and how these two affect behavior: how nervous neurons function, how information is collected and transmitted, and how chemical reactions can determine thoughts, feelings, and actions. Program 4 attempts to explain how the brain controls behavior and the role played by the environment
 
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