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Burns, Pru

Works: 93 works in 164 publications in 1 language and 1,939 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Case studies  Short films  Children's films  History  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Pru Burns
Emotional intelligence in the classroom( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolescents have both the cognitive and the emotional capacity to deepen their emotional intelligence, and for that reason secondary schools are being viewed as an ideal setting in which to teach and promote EI. In this program, Dr. Karen Hansen, coordinator of the EI and Education Research Unit of Swinburne University, compares and contrasts definitions and models of EI. In addition, she suggests practical ways in which educators can promote and nurture EI through a variety of classroom activities and by rearranging the physical classroom environment
Sustainable food product design( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sustainable product design is the major focus of food producers across the world, as we head towards the limit of the amount of food we can produce with no slowing of our population. In this program we get to meet the producers who are dedicated to providing the best for consumers and the environment both now and in the future. This film takes students on a journey looking at each stage of the design process, identifying some of the key elements that have to be considered when looking at sustainable product design. The program also features examples of completed controlled assessment projects which demonstrate an understanding of a number of sustainability issues."--Container
Understanding postnatal depression by Cameron Moloney( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New parents may go through a variety of mood changes after the birth of a child without necessarily experiencing postpartum depression. This program helps to identify postpartum depression, detailing its symptoms and explaining how it differs from other difficult emotions. Featuring an in-depth case study and commentary from mothers who have had the condition, a psychiatrist, and other experts, the video explores contributing factors and available treatments while dispelling myths and misconceptions
How to Use Microsoft Word 2007( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instruction on using Microsoft Word 2007, from basic formatting to advanced tools
Regaining control of your day( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many people today feel out of control and stressed, overworked and don't know how to regain control of their day. They get fixated on their internal thoughts about overload. Eve Ash, psychologist, provides the mindset strategy and a simple ABCDEFG formula: A - Action now; B - Break backlog; C - Complete and clear; D - Delegate and dump; E - Evaluate; F - Future plan; G - Go, have fun!"--Container
In the kitchen : utensils, tools and equipment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooking utensils and appliances come in all shapes and sizes, but the rules and basic tools of the kitchen are the same for everybody. This program offers guidance in meal preparation and is essential viewing for anyone training to work in a commercial kitchen. A professional chef takes viewers inside the heart of a restaurant, creating small masterpieces for the dining pleasure of customers and presenting a lively and comprehensive look at all sorts of equipment. Topics include general kitchen safety and a range of specific safety concerns; measuring and weighing; cutting, peeling, grating, and crushing; mixing, whisking, and processing; ergonomics; and new technology
Pain management in the elderly by Michael Boland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pain is something we all experience and is something that many people fear, especially as they grow older. Long term experiences of pain may well become increasingly common as we head towards an ageing society beset with multiple chronic diseases. It is therefore imperative that medical professionals understand the implications of pain and incorporate appropriate actions to assess and deal with pain into their patient care. This program considers all of these issues and looks broadly at pain management in the elderly. Three pain management experts share their insights with us, examining what pain is, assessment methods and common treatments available."--Container
Aged care : communicating with family and carers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents approaches and interpersonal skills for the successful care of older Australians. It discusses the combining of informal care arrangements by family with formal aged care services
E-networking for Jobs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Networking - It's making connections, forming relationships, acquiring knowledge and showing your skills. But what is the best way to do this in the age of online networking? These days it is rare for people solely rely on face to face contact, typed letters or telephone calls. E-networking is the way of the future but with it comes new dangers that we all must be aware of and considerations that must be taken into account. In this program we explore what e-networking is and the precautions we all should take to ensure our online identity accurately reflects who we are, assisting us in the job seeking process. One thing is certain - e-networking is here to stay." - VEA website
Acids and bases around the home( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Australian-made, curriculum fit program familiarises students with the features of acids and bases, and discusses their physical and chemical properties. The pH scale is introduced with examples of strong and weak acids and bases and the concept of neutral substances is explored. The use of indicators to test the pH of acids and bases is explained, as well as showing the variety of indicators available and their specific uses. Students are shown how to make their own red cabbage indicator in the kitchen, and examples of acids and bases commonly found in the home are discussed. A description of neutralisation reactions and their products concludes the program."--Container
Maori Land Protests : Hikoi and Bastion Point by Simon Moule( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 1970s was a period of great social and political upheaval around the world, including the push for indigenous equality and land rights. The Maori protest movement was the result of a culmination of grievances dating back to the signing of the treaty of Waitangi in 1840. This documentary style program explores the reasons for the 1970s Maori protest movement, the 1975 Hikoi protest march, the Occupation of Bastion Point in 1977, and how Aotearoa-New Zealand has changed since the protests. Interviews with New Zealand historians Claudia Orange, Dr Benjamin Pittman and Mark Derby provide a great overview of the key protests and their enduring significance."--Container
Innovation and Emerging Technologies( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout history, there have been many wondrous, unique and important innovations. But never have there been so many technological advances in a specific time period than in the past hundred years. This Australian-made, curriculum fit program examines the concept of innovation and what makes for successful innovation. Through a case study of nanotechnology, we study the application of innovation to the design and development process within an emerging strand of technology. Nanotechnologist, Dr Sarah Morgan, gives her expert insight into the research and development of nanotechnology, how it is used in the present day and its increasing prevalence in years to come"--Container
Maximum return, minimum footprint : an ecotourism case study by Video Education Australasia( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ecotourism is a relatively new term used to describe tourism related activities which are managed within a sustainable manner. Many definitions of ecotourism exist, which can cause confusion concerning when and how to use the term. Visiting two leading tourist destination, Phillip Island Nature Park and Mount Hotham Alpine Resort, this program discusses the needs of the ecotourist, the process of accreditation and the associated benefits for all." - back cover
Careers with a Conscience( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program helps viewers understand their career conscience in terms of their own values and how to assess that of potential employers
Developing a Design Brief by Kurt Breitenmoser( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring helpful case studies, this program introduces skills and methods used in the preliminary, developmental, and theoretical side of the design process. Students are shown how two product designers research, experiment with, and communicate creative design ideas and solutions, and how they select and use specific materials, tools, and techniques. Including discussions of emerging technologies and developing-world markets, the video demonstrates the influence of design on a social, environmental, and individual level; it also emphasizes the need for designers to objectively evaluate their own work and seek opportunites for interacting with other designers."--Container
Food Poisoning by CLASSROOM VIDEO LTD( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program explores the causes of food contamination, the symptoms and ailments it produces, and the methods for preventing it. Viewers are introduced to bacteria, viruses, fungi, molds, and yeasts that threaten unsuspecting consumers, as well as dangerous cooking temperature ranges, proper time frames for food disposal, and common incubation periods for several microbe strains. Food allergens and non-microbial sources of contamination, such as pesticides and industrial waste, are also studied."--Container
A sense of identity( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Child Psychologist Andrew Fuller hosts a frank, honest discussion of identity with a panel of teens of various ages, gender and cultural backgrounds. Join us in the studio as we see and hear Sarah, Carlos, Ashleigh, and Aldi open up about their physical, social and emotional identity. We hear how young people build positive self identity and self esteem, learn how negative self identity impacts on behaviour and attitudes, and see how a teen's online identity relates to their real-world identity. The panel shares their personal insights, revealing how clothing, family, culture, religion, peers and school all impact on their sense of identity."--VEA website
Human resource function( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shell of Australia is a part of one of the world's largest oil and gas companies. Australia-based Intrepid Travel is a medium-size adventure vacation company. In this program, human resource professionals from these two companies discuss the processes of recruitment, performance appraisal, and termination; explore the dynamic relationship between employees and employers; and describe the methods used by organizations to manage people and maintain a motivated and productive workforce. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online"--Container
Competitive marketing in tourism( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A case study of Mt. Hotham resort in the Victorian Alps as an illustration of how branding and marketing influences the way people make tourism decisions
Preparing and processing foods( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at why we preserve and process foods, how we do it in different cultures, and the health considerations we need to take into account when we do it today
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