BBC Videos for Education & Training
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Right and wrong Moral development in children ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"Do most people get their values from their parents or from society at large? At what age, and with what tools do children begin to work out what is right and wrong? Can young children distinguish between actions that are morally deviant and those that simply violate a social convention? This program explores those questions by observing a group of 25 six-year olds and the varying levels of honesty and compassion they display"--Container.
Killing creativity are schools or parents to blame ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"If we're all born with creative potential, why do many children lose their inventive tendencies as they grow? This program observes 25 seven-year-olds and their families in order to study childhood creativity, why it frequently fades, and why it matters"--Container.
Fitting in or standing out? conformity in childhood ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
As children grow, what happens to the values and behavior they have learned at home? Why do so many young people follow the crowd? And when does conformity become a bad thing? This program explores those questions, visiting a group of 25 seven-year olds who are learning to cope with peer situations.
Most of our universe is missing ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"What is everywhere, not made of atoms, and can't be seen?" Dark matter, says renowned astrophysicist David Spergel - but not everyone in the cosmological community is in agreement with him. This program presents the views of Spergel and other key figures in the debate, including Princeton University's P. James Peebles and Jeremiah Ostriker; Timothy Sumner, of Imperial College London; astrophysicist Mordechai Milgrom; and Saul Perlmutter, a member of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's physics division. Experiments in Europe's deepest mine looking for the elusive neutralino, the concept of variable gravity, and what may well become the new standard model of how the universe works are all scrutinized. Original BBCW broadcast title: Most of Our Universe Is Missing. - Container.
Will to win helping children succeed ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
"Why do some children give up on problems easily while others persevere? What makes a boy or girl afraid to try in the first place? This program studies the factors that help create a resilient personality and the reasons why some children back down from challenges. Visiting a group of 25 seven-year-olds, the film observes them with their parents and on their own as they undertake practical tasks gauging motivation, self-confidence, and assertiveness"--Container.
Flesh and blood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Why are siblings often so different? Are "only" children lucky or disadvantaged? What are the long-term effects of birth order and sibling relationships? This program underscores recent theories that suggest relationships among a nuclear family's children are the most meaningful to an individual's growth. Monitoring a group of 25 six-year olds, the program follows experiments that highlight the significance of sibling rivalry and bonding.
Message in a bottle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
What happens when the world's biggest brand collides with the world's largest religion? This program examines how brand identity is influenced by consumer perceptions through the struggle between Coca-Cola, icon of American culture, and rivals Qibla Cola and Mecca Cola for market share in Muslim locales. Qibla's Zafer Iqbal and Mecca's Tawfiq Mathlouthi tell the story of two opportunistic, politically correct David's taking on a marketplace Goliath - and each other - while Coke executives share their plan for defense against a commercial threat that is as serious as it is unprecedented. - Container.
Power struggles parents vs. children ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"Is it healthy for parents to exercise complete control? Are rebellious children better equipped for the future? What measures should be taken to reign in unruly kids? This program looks at childhood battles for independence and the reasons why such struggles are psychologically necessary for children to undergo. Observing a group of 25 toddlers who have become self-aware and generally want their own way, the film examines the tests of will that arise during this crucial time"--Container.
Spend and prosper a portrait of John Maynard Keynes / BBC Education & Training ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Few 20th-century economists have had the impact of John Maynard Keynes - the brilliant author of the Keynesian revolution - and his break-the-mold assertion that economies can achieve equilibrium without full employment. This program from the BBC archives, through interviews with Keynes and those who knew him, traces his life and ideas. Quentin Bell, J.K. Galbraith, and Ninette de Valois discuss Keynes' Theory of Employment, Interest, and MOney within the context of the 1970s Monetarist views which faulted Keynes for not having addressed the dynamics of inflation. How Keynes might have viewed modern clashed between labor and industrial management is discussed, along with his belief in economics with a moral basis. - Container.
The First Eden the Mediterranean world and man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Presents a portrait of the Mediterranean Sea and the variety of plants and animals that call the region home. Illustrates the geographical richness of the region, the ecological diversity of the wildlife, how the region's ancient peoples looked to nature for their gods, the changes in the natural environment from the 14th entury B.B. to the 16th century A.D. and the problems of present day pollution.
Hearing voices ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Hearing voices of a patient is traditionally treated as a symptom of severe mental illness like schizophrensia. This film is about the alternate view of phenomenon of hearing voices. It contains interviews with people hearing voices frequently and it suggests new ways of coping hearing voices by acknowledging and respecting the existence of the voices, by sharing the experiences with others and by finding ways to manage/cope with it besides the conventional method of medication.
Out of Asia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Discoveries of apparently ancient rock art in Australia unleashed a debate over the origins of modern humans. Presents new evidence suggesting that modern man evolved from Africa.
A Cut-price tragedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Using a dramatic reconstruction of the tragedy of Valuejet CD-9 in 1996 opens the case of safety and responsibility in the air.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh a modern man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Traces the story of the internationally renowned Scottish artist and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Nanotopia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In just 30 years' time, it is predicted that we will have developed an ultimate technology. Nanotechnology is atomicscale engineering that can rebuild the world, atom by atom, in any form we desire - the gateway to a utopian era where all material needs could be satisfied. Is it a reality or an impossible dream ?.
Persuaders ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Is there a way to cut in line without creating hard feelings? Why are peer groups such a strong influence on individuals? What is the secret to swaying the undecided and winning over the skeptical? In this program, psychologist John Marsden illustrates how experts in the art of persuasion think and operate, and how their goals can become transparent. Dr. Marsden talks with salespeople, marketing gurus, and business owners-as well as a hypnotist who can pull teeth without anesthetics and a former cult member who has firsthand experience in being psychologically controlled. From overt dominance to discreet manipulation, the multifaceted world of persuasion is revealed."--Website.
Brave hearts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This program takes a look at a controversial heart surgery developed by a Brzilian doctor.
Secrets of lost empires. Stonehenge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Dr Miller and the islanders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dr. Jonathan Miller travels back to the Torres Strait Islands to retrace the steps of the first ever anthropographical expedition which took place one hundred years ago.
Einstein ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This two-part profile features a dramatised interview with Einstein (played by Andrew Sachs), revealing previously unknow aspects of his personal life and character.
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