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Coast Learning Systems

Works: 322 works in 649 publications in 1 language and 3,519 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Educational television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Nonfiction television programs  Instructional films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: BF698, 616.89
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Most widely held works by Coast Learning Systems
Personality theories( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 91 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
Understanding psychological disorders( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 84 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 (Lesson 23) examines phobias, anxiety disorders, and particularly the symptoms and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Part 2 (Lesson 24) 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?
Corresondent( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 79 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
Advertising, sales promotion & public relations( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elaborates on the promotional elements of advertising, sales promotion and public relations
Cultural anthropology : our diverse world( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 66 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
Nature and nurture : the dance of life( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 63 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
Global marketing : case study: TaylorMade-adidas Golf( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lesson demonstrates how researchers define a marketing problem, develop a research plan, collect and analyze data, and present findings
Subsistence systems( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 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)
Personality traits and assessment [videorecording]( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 57 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
Adolescent and adult development( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development of the adolescent into adulthood, and the development of the adult. Looks at moral development
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
The age of reason( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the school years, new cognitive skills emerge as children pass into a new phase of their cognitive development, often identified as the age of reason. This video lesson discusses how school-age children's thought processes become more sophisticated, more logical, and based in reality. In many countries, formal education begins at age six or seven. The video lesson discusses the cognitive stage that Jean Piaget called concrete operational thought. School-age children use complex language and they become capable of moral reasoning. The lesson explores Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of moral reasoning and considers the criticisms of this theory. The last segment discusses school children's use of code-switching and considers the implications of total immersion, bilingual education, ESL programs, and other ways of learning more than one language
Transitions throughout the lifespan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"TRANSITIONS THROUGHOUT THE LIFE SPAN offers an engaging look at human development across the life span, paying particular attention to the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial processes that people experience as they adapt to life circumstances. PART 23: ACCEPTING THE CHALLENGE - discusses the realities of aging in terms of physiological changes. The growing specialty of gerontology is presented, and the genetics of aging and the possibility of enhancing longevity are addressed. Program Topic: Late Adulthood: Biosocial Development. PART 24: MAKING MEMORIES - explores information processing and short-term and long-term memory. Dementia and cognitive decline are discussed, as well as ways of keeping physically and cognitively active. Program Topic: Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development."--Container
Segmenting & targeting markets : case study, Chocolates à la Carte( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 48 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
Marriage & family( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 48 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 45 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
Sex & 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
Attitudes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examining how attitudes are formed, this video explains cognitive dissonance and in-group/out-group relations. It considers stereotyping and ethnocentrism and discusses the Sherif Robbers Cave experiment on combatting group prejudice. The video also investigates how cooperation and competition affect group harmony and identifies a three-step process for combating individual prejudice
The developing person( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a series of half-hour video lessons forming a college telecourse based on the textbook, The developing person, written by Kathleen Stassen Berger and published by Worth Publishers. This lesson introduces students to the scientific study of human development. From John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau through Jean Piaget and Erik Erikson, scholars have considered the impact that nature and nurture have on human development
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.13 for Understand ... to 0.48 for Transition ...)

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