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Annenberg/CPB

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Different kinds of smart : multiple intelligences( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 233 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
The learning classroom. theory into practice( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 140 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 136 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 )

12 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 )

4 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 60 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 Mechanical universe-- and beyond( Visual )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 39 discusses James Clerk Maxwell's discovery of displacement current and how this discovery was used to produce electromagnetic waves called light. Program 40 discusses the properties of waves, including reflection, refraction, and diffraction. Explains that the properties of light are really just properties of waves. Program 41 deals with the Michelson-Morley experiment of 1887 which was designed to measure the motion of the earth through the ether. Explains why this experiment is considered the most brilliant failure in scientific history. Program 42 examines the hypothesis that if the speed of light is the same for all inertial observers, as indicated by the Michelson-Morley experiment, then measurements will depend upon who does the measuring. 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 43 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)
Discovering psychology( Visual )

5 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 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
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 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
The Mechanical universe-- and beyond( Visual )

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

Program 9 looks at the Platonic theory of uniform circular motion. Program 10 explains that all physical phenomena of nature are explained in two nuclear forces, gravity and electricity. Program 11 deals with the mathematical form of gravitational, electric, and magnetic forces. Program 12 presents a re-creation of Robert Millikan's classical oil-drop experiment to determine the charge of a single electron. 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 15 explores how psychologists systematically study the origins of self-identity and self-esteem, the social determinants of self-conceptions and society's role in shaping our ideas of who we really are. Also examines the emotional and motivational consequences of beliefs about oneself. Program 16 defines intelligence and how it is measured. Explores the field of psychological assessment--the efforts to assign values to different abilities, behaviors, and personalities
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 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
Introduction( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Teaching High School science series, demonstrating how to use each component
Discovering psychology( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 35 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
 
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