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Annenberg/CPB

Overview
Works: 2,156 works in 2,590 publications in 1 language and 12,301 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Educational films  Instructional films  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Folklore  Interviews 
Roles: Funder
Classifications: BF121, 153.93
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Most widely held works by Annenberg/CPB
Different kinds of smart : multiple intelligences( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 165 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. Featured are 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, with expert commentary from Howard Gardner
A Biography of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 125 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 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
Rediscovering biology : molecular to global perspectives( Visual )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 114 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
The learning classroom : theory into practice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 84 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
Discovering psychology by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 83 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
The power of place : geography for the 21st century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 59 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
American passages : a literary survey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 57 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)
Native Voices( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 51 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)
The Western tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 47 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 by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 46 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 23 discusses recent research that is reexamining the relationship between mind and body and is leading to a new bio-psycho-social model to replace the traditional biomedical model. Focuses on the work of health psychologists studying social and environmental conditions that put people at risk for physical and psychological disorders. Program 24 examines how psychological research is applied to practical situations in the areas of human factors, law, conflict negotiation, promotion of peace and health, the study of sleep and sleep disorders, and in the courts
Discovering psychology( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 44 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 44 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
Discovering psychology by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 42 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
The Western tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 41 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
Bridging world history : a 26-part multi-media course in world history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 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
Different kinds of smart : multiple intelligences( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Howard Gardener's theory of multiple intelligences, which describes how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways
Under orders, under fire( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This series uses the Socratic method to build analytical skills and examine ethical questions. The programs aim to sharpen moral reasoning without favoring a particular position by exploring ethical dilemmas in legal, political, medical, corporate, and military arenas. [Tape 7] The carnage of My Lai raises the issue of confidentiality between the soldier, his religious confessor, and military justice. Generals debate the clash between military tribunals and the right of confidentiality with Chaplain Timothy Tatum of the U.S. Army War College, the Reverend J. Bryan Hehir of the U.S. Catholic Conference, and others
Learning science through inquiry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 38 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 learning classroom : theory into practice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 37 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. Each of the 13 half-hour programs, hosted by Stanford University professor Linda Darling-Hammond, is dedicated to a specific learning theory and applications of that theory to classroom practice
 
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