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BBC Videos for Education & Training

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Works: 83 works in 92 publications in 2 languages and 773 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Drama  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Biography  Romance films  Nonfiction television programs  Longitudinal studies  Case studies  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by BBC Videos for Education & Training
Flesh and blood : sibling rivalry by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member 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
Killing creativity : are schools or parents to blame?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member 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 )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member 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 60 WorldCat member 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 by Ron Barassi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member 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
Message in a bottle by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unforgettable film about a woman who stumbles upon a romantic letter stuffed inside a washed-up bottle, and who is at once determined to find the author, who ends up being a recently widowed shipbuilder
Power struggles : parents vs. children by BBC Active (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Hearing voices : approaches to managing psychosis by Salvador Minuchin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member 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
Right and wrong : moral development in children( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member 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
Charles Rennie Mackintosh : a modern man by Andy MacMillan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Mackintosh's life and art. Shows a major retrospective of his work mounted by the Glasgow Museum's McLellan Galleries
Nanotopia( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member 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 ?
A Cut-Price Tragedy by Bryn Higgins( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member 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
The Goiania Incident( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thieves broke into a disused clinic in Brazil and sold on parts from a machine which was contaminated with caesium-137
Dr Miller and the islanders( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member 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
Out of Asia : new theories on evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member 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
Psychedelic science( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the use of psychedelic drug LSD came to a halt in the 1960s. Researchers around the world found that psychedelic drugs are beneficial to health if taken under control. In 1990s, some American scientists are risking their professional reputations only to salvage the study of psychedelic science and have finally overturned 30 years of governmental resistance to this controversial research
Secrets of lost empires by Jean-Claude Bragard( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist Julian Richards, engineer Mark Whitby, Roger Hopkins and a group of volunteers are on a mission to remove, raise, and cap a Stonehenge-like structure armed only with Stone Age tools
Einstein by Paul Dessau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member 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
Q.E.D( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes a look at a controversial heart surgery developed by a Brzilian doctor
 
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