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Annenberg/CPB

Overview
Works: 2,137 works in 2,642 publications in 1 language and 12,329 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies  Instructional films  Biography  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
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 212 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
A Biography of America( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 144 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
The learning classroom. theory into practice( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 138 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
English composition : writing for an audience by Annenberg/CPB( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 118 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 )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 73 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
Learning science through inquiry( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 73 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 72 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
Bridging world history : a 26-part multi-media course in world history( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 63 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 )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 58 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 54 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 43 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 43 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 41 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 )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 41 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 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
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
Essential science for teachers( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series is designed to help K-6 teachers gain an understanding of the broad concepts in life science
Introduction : Concepts, Values, and Decision Making-Ethical Issues in Nursing by University of South Dakota( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Teaching High School science series, demonstrating how to use each component
 
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