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Discovery Education (Firm)

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Works: 1,825 works in 2,160 publications in 1 language and 27,023 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Science television programs  Biography  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
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Most widely held works by Discovery Education (Firm)
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth is always changing, and its species must continually adapt. Host Bill Nye gives an inside look at planet Earth, from its inner core to its protective magnetic field
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Nye discusses the great discoveries of astronomy that give insight and clues about our vast universe
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how electricity transforms chemicals, elements can combine into more complex molecules, and the combination of nonliving substances produced organic compounds
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nye discusses the process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to rules
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of biology, including: microorganisms; how cells form new life; the conversion of food into energy; neurotransmission; hormones; photosynthesis; ecosystems
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
Deviant Behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, Associate Professor of Sociology, Matthew Green and Professor of Sociology Brenda Forster examine the four major theories sociologists use to analyze deviant behavior- differential association theory, control theory, labeling theory, and strain theory. They also discuss the relationship between race, class, and gender within the criminal justice system
Organization and Mass Communication( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video highlights important aspects of organizational and mass communication including: organization characteristics, types of organizational communication, communication barriers, communication evaluation, gatekeeping, and mass communication models. Identify characteristics of mass communication and learn the role of media in information dissemination
Sociological Theory and Research Methods( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film reviews the history of sociological theory including the contributions of foundational thinkers like Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, and Max Weber. It provides an understanding of the three major theoretical perspectives- functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism, identifies research methods used by sociologists, and explains how to develop a sociological hypotheses. The program discusses the American Sociological Association Code of Ethics and distinguishes between ethical and unethical social research practices
Social Institutions-Education and Religion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, Associate Professor of Sociology, Matthew Green and Professor of Sociology, Brenda Forster, examine the social institutions of education and religion. Topics include: the global, U.S., and theoretical perspectives of education; problems in education; the role of religion in society; and the perspectives of Karl Marx, Max Weber and Émile Durkheim
Communication Fundamentals by John B Ullmen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video identifies the three basic models and five common motivations of communication. Experts discuss the elements needed to understand the study of communication including: communication channels, communication stimuli, signal-to-noise ratio, filters, context, technical interference, and semantic interference
Delivery( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video provides an overview of the importance and techniques of speech delivery. Learn about the effects possible through nonverbal cues and spatial communication
Audience and Listening Skills( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn about listening skills that influence both the delivery and reception of speeches. Critical listening skills allow audiences to understand and analyze speeches, while audience feedback provides speakers with valuable information about the reception of material
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication by Rita C Naremore( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film identifies aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication as well as psychological and interpersonal factors. Topics include: the Triangle of Meaning, the Johari Window, spatial zones, symbols and referents, and paralanguage
Incorporating Research, Visual Aids, and Multimedia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn ways to enhance speeches with data, images, videos, and slideshows. The importance of crediting sources, using relevant information, and other useful tips are discussed
Two-Person and Small-Group Communication( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video focuses on the elements that make dyadic and small-group communication unique. The presentation explains the role of self-disclosure and psychological and social factors in two-person communication while defining small-group relationships and the factors involved in group dynamics, decision making, and problem solving
Planning a Speech( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, learn how to effectively plan a speech. Each step in the process is carefully broken down, including outlining a speech, using precise techniques to powerfully communicate points, and concluding the speech in a memorable manner
Informative and Persuasive Speeches( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn different strategies for writing and delivering two types of speeches: persuasive and informative. Though the speeches are similar in composition, tools like multimedia clips and emotional appeals are used in different ways to wow audiences
Introductory and Impromptu Speeches( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn basic techniques for making effective introductory and impromptu speeches. Simple strategies, like organizing introductory and impromptu speeches into concise introductions, bodies, and paragraphs, allow speakers to present with clarity and ease
Philosophical Tradition and Method( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines key philosophical issues within their historical contexts and their continuing relevance today. The presentation outlines the meaning and purpose of philosophy along with appropriate philosophic terminology. Experts discuss the basic problems in the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy, highlight how to analyze claims in competing texts, and identify Internet-based philosophy research resources
 
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