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Discovery Education (Firm)

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Works: 1,686 works in 1,973 publications in 1 language and 26,015 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Science television programs  Documentary films  Biography  History 
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 261 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 259 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 by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 254 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 by Bill Nye( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 253 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 240 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( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Nye explores the most significant medical discoveries about the human body, from 1538 until the 1980's
Deviant Behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 195 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
Social Institutions-Education and Religion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 195 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
Sociological Theory and Research Methods( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 195 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
Critical Thinking and Logical Reasoning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video highlights the critical thinking and logical reasoning skills necessary to analyze an argument and present a clear position on philosophical issues. The program defines the differences between subjective opinions, justified beliefs, and factual statements demonstrating how to evaluate a statement for logical consistency
Values Assessment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video reviews how studying philosophy and understanding philosophical principles can help one better understand himself or herself and the beliefs of others in the world. Topics include: reasoning, values, ethics, morality, utilitarianism, Divine Command Theory, diversity, and consequentialism
Philosophical Tradition and Method( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 193 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
Organization and Mass Communication( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 192 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
Communication Fundamentals by John B Ullmen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 192 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
Audience and Listening Skills( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 192 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
Delivery( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 192 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
Informative and Persuasive Speeches( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 192 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 192 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
Incorporating Research, Visual Aids, and Multimedia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 192 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
 
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye
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