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Coast Learning Systems

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Child development stepping stones( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers a wide variety of topics affecting the developing child and gives students the opportunity to observe children. Features interviews with leading child development experts and medical professionals
Psychology, the human experience( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory-level psychology video series which explores concepts by focusing on human experience. Includes case studies and interviews with subject experts and researchers. Historical and contemporary theories are discussed
Personality theories( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores psychoanalytic, humanistic, and social cognitive theories of personality. Uses the example of Nelson Mandela to show how someone using each of these theories would analyze his personality
Who am I?( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video shows how adolescents endeavor to adopt adult roles while forging an identity. It examines the process through which values, beliefs, attitudes, and aspirations are integrated into a coherent and stable self-definition
Understanding psychological disorders( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lessons from a college telecourse, each dealing with a variety of mental problems and the how they affect the lives of people who suffer from them. Part 1 (prog. #123) examines phobias, anxiety disorders, and particularly the symptoms and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Part 2 (prog. #124) deals with mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder, and the symptoms and forms of schizophrenia, and asks the question: can some people who suffer from this disease live a relatively normal life?
Astronomy observations & theories( Visual )

32 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The discussion of galaxies continues in this lesson by focusing on a special group of galaxies with very energetic cores called active galaxies. Different types of active galaxies are introduced, from Seyfert galaxies and blazars to quasars.." -- Container
Nature and nurture the dance of life( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the principles of heredity and describes the range of environmental influences on development
Therapies( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological factors play a significant role in a persons emotional and interpersonl problems. Examines the help available through psychotherapy and what can be expect from it
Cultural anthropology our diverse world( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cultural Anthropology: Our Diverse World explores the various ways in which the human species has responded to the fundamental challenges of survival, and students will gain a greater appreciation for the ways in which anthropologists works to study the cultural and biological aspects of humankind within the widest possible context--a mix of theoretical perspectives and methodologies."--Publisher website
Adolescent and adult development( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development of the adolescent into adulthood, and the development of the adult. Looks at moral development
Global marketing case study: TaylorMade-adidas Golf( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This case study of TaylorMade-addidas Golf illustrates the value of performing cross-cultural analysis before entering a global market and shows how the results of that analysis are applied to a product. It discusses how elements of the marketing mix are applied or adapted for various markets and cultures"--Publishing description
Personality traits and assessment [videorecording]( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how psychologists evaluate personality. Describes various personality assessment tools. Examines trait theories of personality. Explains how psychological tests attempt to measure aspects of personality
Subsistence systems( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film focuses on three types of subsistence patterns: foraging (featuring the Ju/hoansi in the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa), horticultural/ agricultural, and pastoralism (featuring the Yolmo of Nepal)
Segmenting & targeting markets case study, Chocolates à la Carte( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of the telecourse examines how organizations identify market segments and match them with specific marketing actions. Each video lesson integrates a company or organization case study with core learning objectives. As each case study unfolds, students will learn general concepts, definitions of terms, product or service history, and the latest in marketing trends
Language and cognition( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the relation of language communication to cognition. Explores how human language differs from communication in other animals. Examines the components of language, looking at the use of symbolic representations of objects, actions, ideas, and feelings. Looks at the role of the brain in cognition and communication, and brain disorders that interfere with language ability
Marriage & family( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program provides a non-ethnocentric definition of family, including consanguinal family, conjugal family, and fictive kin. It describes the functions of the family in society; differentiates between family and household; identifies the various forms of family organization; and describes the types of residence patterns that are found in diverse societies. The program also discusses the challenges of differing forms of family and household organization in the modern industrialized world."--Publisher's web site
Essence of anthropology( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video for this lesson explains the four fields of anthropology, defines the concept of holism, and describes how anthropologists approach their subject matter from a holistic and comparative cross-cultural perspective in order to reach the broadest and most inclusive conclusions possible on their subject. Each field, cultural, physical (biological), linguistic anthropology, and archaeology, is described and situational material is included to illustrate how each field functions and interconnects with the others. Subfields to the four major fields, such as forensics and paleoanthropology, are introduced and discussed, and the concept that humans are biocultural beings, because of the simultaneous adaptations of our biology with culture, is illustrated. The video also introduces the student to the way anthropologists carry out their analyses through rigorous fieldwork and participant observation in order to create the ethnographies that describe humans cross-culturally. Applied anthropology, sometimes referred to as the fifth subfield of anthropology, is introduced
Living and dying( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ways we deal with and confront death
Advertising, sales promotion & public relations( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elaborates on the promotional elements of advertising, sales promotion, and public relations
Sex and marriage( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program shows the diverse nature of weddings from one culture to another emphasizing that weddings are rites of passage, full of ritual and symbols that convey and emphasize the values of that society. It defines marriage and suggests that this is one way that societies regulate sexual relations between men and women. It points out that all cultures include rules on who can marry whom because of the general concern regarding marriage between close family members, or incest. The incest taboo is discussed, and the narrator and expert anthropologists explain it provides a structuring mechanism for marriage rules, endogamy and exogamy. Arranged marriages are discussed, how they benefit specific societies, and the attitudes toward then as opposed to the western ideals of romantic love."--Publisher's website
 
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