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Cambridge Educational (Firm)

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Works: 1,893 works in 5,248 publications in 2 languages and 123,896 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Short films  Newsreels  Popular works  Interviews  Instructional films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, E
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Most widely held works about Cambridge Educational (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Narcotics by Harold Gluck( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video presents a profile of narcotics as a class of drugs and then spotlights opium, codeine, morphine, and heroin. Expert commentary is provided by a pharmacist, a nurse, police officers, addiction counselors, a historian, recovering addicts, and others. Together, they discuss the history and biological effects of narcotics, scrutinizing their use, abuse, and hazards through case studies and personal experience
Inhalants by Mark Pownall( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Also describes the major classes of commonly abused inhalants and treatment and prevention measures
Common mistakes people make in interviews( Visual )

38 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the viewer through the job interview process and answers questions and gives some advise how to avoid common mistakes made by the job seekers
Information literacy : the perils of online research by Ross Todd( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 723 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
Alcohol by Neil Barrett( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People who begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcoholism than those who begin at age 21. This program focuses on three teenagers-Trisha, ChiQuita, and Matt-as they candidly reflect on their first tastes of alcohol, how they got hooked on getting drunk, and how they finally summoned the strength to stop drinking, once and for all. Interviews with experienced addiction counselors stress easy availability and societal acceptance of drinking as the main reasons alcohol abuse is so popular with middle school and high school students, while onscreen lists spell out the hard facts of alcohol abuse. The need to deal with feelings, not run from them, is emphasized as well. "I'm in recovery now and things are going real good for me, actually," says Matt. "When I have feelings now, I'm not afraid to feel them anymore
Being gay : coming out in the 21st century( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents the accounts and stories of gays 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
Strategies for the interviewer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program goes beyond the standard interview practices to help the interviewer determine what assets the potential employee possesses that fit the company's needs. Learn about laws that affect the interview process and discover how to "read between the lines" to get past the standard wall of answers given by applicants. The secrets of effective power interviewing are uncovered. Interviewers learn what types of questions to ask to uncover the true work habits of the interviewee and how he or she will react in various work situations. Discover the benefits of using the telephone to conduct screening interviews and identify ways to learn the most about the applicant before the first face-to-face meeting. The program also discusses using features of the Internet for pre-screening purposes and to get a feel for the applicant's knowledge and familiarity with advancing technologies. An important preparation tool for anyone involved in the interview process on the employer's side of the desk
Brain and nervous system : your information superhighway( Visual )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 564 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 effect on the brain and nervous system
Professional image by Susan Bixler( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being well dressed is only one part of presenting a good workplace image ... what if you've done your best to maintain fast-track skills and are then asked to perform a menial task? This program guides viewers through a breakdown of just what constitutes career-appropriate demeanor. With an emphasis on having a good attitude, the video discusses handling mistakes, determining dress codes, staying abreast of industry trends, workspace appearance, and even kitchen etiquette. A list of specific - and learnable - leadership qualities is provided, while a group of young professionals recounts anecdotes of workplace successes and mistakes throughout. A Cambridge Educational/MotionMasters Coproduction
Your immune system( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every day is a new battle for the human body as microscopic intruders try to muscle their way in. What specialized cells and organs are there to resist them? 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. Beginning with the body's nonspecific defenses, composed of the skin, tears, mucus, saliva, and stomach acid, the program then digs into the details of the specific defenses: the lymphatic system, the thymus gland, the spleen, and bone marrow. Three distinct types of white blood cells are classified, and the complexities of the humoral and cell-mediated immune responses are carefully sorted out. The program also describes a number of problems with the human immune system, running the gamut from allergies to AIDS. Vaccines and antibiotics are also discussed, as is the growing danger of bacterial resistance to current medicines. The effects of major histocompatibility complexes on transplanted organs are considered as well. Previously sold individually
Eating disorders : the inner voice( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eating disorders are not about the desire to be thin. Eating disorders are severe psychological illnesses that usually take years to overcome and can be accompanied by devastating and sometimes deadly physical side effects. In this powerful program, four young women and men from a variety of ethnic backgrounds share their stories of the physical pain and emotional torment caused by eating disorders. Medical, psychological, and nutritional experts explain the types of eating disorders, their causes, and who is most at risk, as well as treatment options
The History of computers by Viewtech Educational Media( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of computers is not just the story of a specialized machine but of a great idea and the people who made it happen. Initially designed as large-scale calculators, computers have quickly become indispensable tools in every field of endeavor. This fascinating program traces the course of technological innovations leading up to today's computers, from Charles Babbage and his analytical engine of the 1860s to 21st-century PCs. All the major concepts, advances, and companies are explored using demonstrations, expert commentary, and historic film footage and interviews. The program shows how ideas such as Boolean logic, the binary system, magnetic/iron core memory, and microprocessors have dramatically increased the capacity of computers while drastically reducing their size, a phenomenon known as Moore's Law. The personal computer or PC boom is easily seen as an inevitable event, with software programmers such as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates emerging as its leaders
Skin deep : understanding self-injury by Video Education Australasia( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 508 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 )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 504 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. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (18 minutes)
CyberEthics by Charlotte Angel( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most people learn traditional standards of behavior and respect for others by the time they are teenagers-but many don't realize that those rules are just as valid in cyberspace. This program helps students take the high road on the information superhighway and avoid the temptations of the fast lane, pointing the way toward an ethically sound Internet presence and lifestyle. Guidelines for the use of intellectual property are featured, with emphasis on the consequences of illegal downloading, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Pornography, gaming sites, chat rooms, and online social networks are also discussed, helping viewers steer clear of antisocial and abusive activities, especially cyber-bullying. Comments from experts, as well as questions from peers who are confused about the fine points of cyber legality, serve to clarify central ethical principles
Trial by jury by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year there are approximately 120,000 jury trials in the United States. The right to trial by jury is guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution. This video explores the origins of the jury trial, explains the jury's crucial role in our judicial system, and introduces students to the courtroom and the process of a trial. The program is divided into the following sections: The History of Jury Trials; What Trial Juries Do; Who's Who in the Courtroom; Qualifications for Jury Service; What Happens During a Trial; Alternatives to Jury Trials; The Grand Jury; and Pros and Cons of Jury Trials.Combining courtroom scenes, archival footage, and interviews, the video provides a valuable introduction to the basics of the U.S. system of justice. Key subjects include: historical antecedents such as trial by combat and trial by ordeal; an overview of the constitutional guarantees to jury trial; the role of juries in criminal and civil cases; the process of jury selection; jury deliberations and verdict
Order in the Court by M. R Chesterman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, various legal experts explain pretrial and trial procedures, pointing out along the way differences in juvenile proceedings. Judges and lawyers navigate the pretrial process, beginning with the establishment of probable cause and formal charging by grand jury. Indictment, pretrial release, bail, and arraignment are also discussed. Such concepts as an alibi, burden of proof, and reasonable doubt are clearly explained. Finally, a panel of experts comments on a sentencing hearing and punishment, along with the defendant's constitutional right to appeal
Crossing the line : sexual harassment and how to confront it( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only way to remove sexual harassment from school and work is to get educated about the problem and learn ways to deal with it. this informative video (an update of an earlier program, Sexual Harassment, crossing the line) explains different kinds of sexual harassment, defines the factors motivating harassers, and provides specific techniques for dealing with the problem. Viewers will see what steps to take if anyone harasses them or if they witness the harassment of others, including keeping a journal, employing the "broken record" technique, speaking with supervisors, sending memos, using grievance procedures, and filing formal complaints
Finding a job by Jan Edmonds( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the many ways a person can find job openings through 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. Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each method, but emphasizes using all available methods to obtain the widest choice of job offers in the least amount of time. A terrific overview of the best and quickest ways to get a job!
Environmental issues and human impact by Films Media Group( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at urgent environmental concerns facing planet Earth and what people can do to repair the degradation humans have caused. Air and water pollution, the effects of pollution on health and the environment, deforestation and loss of wetlands, ozone depletion and global warming, and the negative impact of agriculture, construction, and recreation/tourism are discussed. The program ends with anti-pollution initiatives like recycling and greater energy efficiency. The key message? Individuals can make a difference!
 
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