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Cambridge Educational (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,640 works in 3,316 publications in 1 language and 80,791 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Interviews  Short films  Instructional films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 028.7
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Most widely held works about Cambridge Educational (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Common mistakes people make in interviews( Visual )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the viewer through the job interview process and answers questions and gives some advise how to avoid commo mistakes made by the job seekers
Being gay coming out in the 21st century( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents the accounts and stories of people who have recently taken the step of coming out. Interviewees and experts discuss the benefits of this important transition by examining the six stages of coming to terms with one's sexual identity
Brain and nervous system your information superhighway( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores the brain and nervous system, using the analogy of computers and the Internet. Topics discussed include electrical impulses and how nerve messages travel; parts of the brain and their functions; how the brain and spinal cord are protected; the senses; and diseases, drugs, and their effects on the brain and nervous system
Information literacy the perils of online research( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to conduct solid online research by collecting information in an organized, efficient, and ethical way. Provides guidance on a range of research activities, including evaluating the credibility of Web content, documenting online sources, and paraphrasing. Emphasizes the consequences of plagiarism and shaky facts
Your immune system( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program clearly and concisely maps out the complicated human immune system, explaining both how it keeps the body healthy and what happens to the body if it malfunctions--or, even worse, if it shuts down completely."--Container
Narcotics( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strictly speaking, the term?narcotic? refers to opium, opium derivatives, and their synthetic substitutes. This video delves into the history of narcotics such as heroin, opium, codeine, and morphine; the effects of narcotics on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward narcotics. In addition, the video considers legalization and regulatory issues involving narcotics, as well as physical and psychological addiction to these potent drugs
Understanding prejudice gripes and common ground( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the nature and dynamics of prejudice and how to cope with its consequences
Skin deep understanding self-injury( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each year nearly two million people hurt their own bodies with knives, scissors, glass, cigarettes, candles, and any destructive item they can get their hands on. Patients and experts explain why people harm themselves and how they can recover from this secret affliction which affects as many people as anorexia. While the self-inflicted scars may be kept hidden, it's time to expose information about self-injury to reach young people, educators, and counselors who may have to deal with this emerging issue
Body image for boys( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the idealized male physique continues to be hyped in movies, on TV, in magazines, and on billboards, a rapidly growing number of men are becoming obsessed with appearance. Each year alone, they spend billions on gym memberships and home exercise equipment--and women are no longer alone in battling anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder. This topical program explores some of the issues facing young men today as they struggle to define themselves amidst the flood of media-generated images of male physical perfection. Experts including Divya Kakaiya, the visionary founder and clinical director of the Healthy Within treatment center; Leigh Cohn, co-author of the seminal Making Weight: Men's Conflicts with Food, Weight, Shape, and Appearance; and UCLA Healthcare sports medicine physician Gary Green as well as a number of young patients grapple with problems such as steroid abuse, eating disorders, exercise addiction, and phony food supplements
The History of computers( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the course of technological innovations leading up to today's computers, from Charles Babbage and his analytical engine of the 1860's to the latest laptops
It's the Law( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The laws of the criminal justice system are framed first and foremost by the United States Constitution, the document that gives and limits our governments powers, limits those powers, and ensures our rights to life, liberty, and property. The criminal justice system has two functions: protect the public safety and maintain the public confidence. In this program, lawyers, prosecutors, and judges explain probable cause, the differences between misdemeanors, felonies, the various degrees of crimes, and the elements of a crime. Investigation procedures in the gathering of evidence and statements are discussed. Legal experts and police officers discuss arrest procedures, and clearly illustrate such concepts as 5th Amendment rights, Miranda warnings, the "stop and frisk" rule, search warrants, and the "knock and announce" rule
Inhalants( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since chemicals in more than 1,400 products can be sniffed or huffed for their psychoactive and mind-altering effects, it's not surprising that inhalants are the most frequently abused substances in the U.S. This video explores the history of inhalant abuse; the effects of inhalants on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward inhalants. The major classes of commonly abused inhalants and treatment and prevention measures are described in the video as well
Teen suicide( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We all get depressed or feel stressed once in awhile. But today, teenagers have more stress in their lives than ever before. Divorced parents, substance abuse, lack of adult supervision, abusive family situations, unemployment, and a sense that the world may not be getting any better.are all factors which cause many teenagers to feel alone and desperate. Most teenagers successfully deal with these problems-but the fact remains that, on their own, too many can't. This excellent production takes a look at the reasons kids consider, attempt, or commit suicide while stressing specific measures to help prevent unhappy teens from becoming suicide statistics. Viewers learn how to recognize the signals of suicide contemplation which they can look for in friends or relatives considering taking this drastic measure, the importance of communication, what to do to help, and where to go for assistance in saving a friend's life. Those who may be thinking that ending their lives is the only way to escape discover that they are not alone in their problems, learn how to conquer these feelings, and become aware of specific people and organizations that desperately want to help. A life-saving message for teens, parents, teachersâ₂?anyone who comes in contact with at-risk teens
Alcohol( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcohol isn?t a drug.??A cup of coffee will sober me up.??I?m always a safe driver, even after a couple of beers.? These statements are only a few of the myths this video skewers as it explores the history of alcohol, including its use as a medicine; the effects of alcohol on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward alcohol and trends such as binge drinking. The video also examines the prevalence of alcohol in American culture and discusses alcoholism?how to identify it and how to treat it
Finding a job( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the many ways a person can find job openings trhough a wide variety of job search methods - online job boards, want ads, state and private employment services, networking, informational interviews, the Yellow Pages, and more
Steroids( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines the use and abuse of anabolic steroids and GHB, a synthetic steroid-like substance and date-rape drug. Former NFL player Charles Hunt and a pharmacist, a police officer, an addiction counselor, a trainer, a swim coach, a recovering abuser, and others explore the history and biological effects of steroids, using case studies and personal experience to probe anabolic steroid abuse and the drug's many side effects. Some of these side effects include impotence, liver tumors, renal failure, and "roid rage," which can lead to violence and even suicide
Date rape a violation of trust( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the myths and facts of date or acquaintance rape
The ABCs of vitamins( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite both an abundance of food and detailed nutritional labels, we as Americans are still unsure if we're getting the proper amounts of vitamins and minerals in our diets-so unsure that we spend around three billion dollars annually on supplements. But what is it exactly that vitamins and minerals do in the body? And are we already getting enough nutrients from what we eat or should we use supplements? This program offers a balanced overview of vitamins and minerals-what they are, why they are so important, and who really needs to take supplements. Experts discuss what happens when there is a deficiency of one of these nutrients, as well as the dangers of mega-dosing. Lively pop-up graphics support each topic by providing interesting, often surprising facts
The scientific method( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the basic steps in scientific methodology; defining the problem and forming a hypothesis, experiments and observations, analyzing data, forming conclusions and communicating results
Digestive system your personal power plant( )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the processes by which the digestive system acts as a power plant for the body by turning food into energy. Topics discussed include the process of energy conversion; the structure and function of the organs of the digestive system; the role of enzymes; and maintaining a healthy digestive system"--Container
 
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Films Media Group. Cambridge Educational

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