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Insight Media (Firm)

Works: 4,844 works in 6,934 publications in 2 languages and 74,200 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Cross-cultural studies  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Internet videos  Instructional films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Publisher
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Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
Qualitative methods by Barbara Hummel-Rossi( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD on qualitative research methods in the social sciences is presented in 4 chapters. After stating that social science research is based on studying others so that we can better understand ourselves, the video shows how researchers can construct a symbolic world to explore individual and collective meanings to determine what motivates human behavior and how individuals relate to each other in their environment. Experts Charlton McIlwain, JoEllen Fisherkeller, Erich Dietrich, and Rodney Benson explain this, as well as how this research is used by the media, advertising corporations and governments in their efforts to influence people and their behavior
The spirit of dance( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different training systems and approaches to teaching ballet, showing clips from two schools, the Cape Cod Dance Center and the Walnut Hill School. Annie Hart, producer of Ballet New England, describes Ballet New England, a company formed to give these students performing experience. Emily Hantman, a recent graduate of Walnut Hill School, describes that school's combination of arts and academic studies. Donna Silva, instructor of the Boston Ballet School, recalls her performing career with the Joffrey Ballet and the First Chamber Dance Company, and the difficulties of making a transition to teaching. Concludes with advice for aspiring dancers
Cross-cultural communication : how culture affects communication( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues in cross-cultural communication are examined including public behavior, taboos, power, stereotyping, time conceptualization, socialization, direct and indirect communication and high context versus low context cultures
Nonverbal communication and culture( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines nonverbal communication in different cultures. It looks at personal space; body language: including gestures, inflection, eye contact, smiling and other facial expressions; and posture. Demonstrates how the same gesture can be interpreted in different ways
Everyman : a moral play( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the classic 15th-century morality play of the same name
Understanding research( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introducing the basic components of a research study, this program examines the ways in which research studies are reported and teaches how to read and understand them. It outlines the structure of a scientific paper, defines important terms, considers the information that statistics provide about the value of a study, and shows how to evaluate the quality of information presented in a research study."--Publisher's website
Period Movement for Actors with Judith Chaffee( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video teaches actors how to perform movements in plays for the Restoration and Victorian eras. It features movement coach Judith Chaffee, who leads student actors through a workshop in period movement, offers a Restoration warm up, and critiques students as they perform movements common to the Restoration and Victorian eras
Body language : cultural differences by Norine Dresser( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diversity specialist Norine Dresser outlines differences in behaviors among non-U.S. cultures and introduces multicultural manners. The program covers such topics as greetings, shaking hands, eye contact, smiling, embracing, and kissing; emphasizes that acceptable norms vary among cultures and examines cultural variations in eating customs
Scenes from the country wife by William Wycherley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key excerpts from the comedy of manners which paints an unflattering picture of the worldly hypocrites, would-be wits and fools who infested London in the late 17th century
Introduction to critical thinking by John Chaffee( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores critical thinking. Covers the differences between critical and creative thinking; the characteristics of critical thinkers; the ways in which beliefs affect critical thinking; the use of language to clarify thinking; differences between fact and opinion; cause and effect; perceptions; and the uses of reports, inferences, and judgments in critical thinking--from Insight Media website (
Research design : the survey( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to design surveys for research. Explains what a survey is, how to design and conduct a survey, and how to analyze and report the results
Research ethics( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines ethical issues in reporting and conducting research. Defines and offers examples of such reporting issues as plagiarism and falsification and fabrication of data. Explores ethical issues in research conduct, including uses of animals and such issues surrounding human research subjects as informed consent, freedom from harm, debriefing, and confidentiality. Also discusses conflicts of interest
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals : Professionalism and self-presentation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This presentation addresses nursing and allied health professionals, and examines elements of professional behavior. The film covers communication with other health professionals, conflict management, and adherence to the chain of command. Also discussed are the value of presenting a professional appearance, the shared roles of all healthcare providers, and the importance of understanding one's professional role
History of nursing II : the development of a profession( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This DVD examines the evolution of nursing care into a profession. It considers the roles of nursing innovators and educators, the establishment of nursing schools, regulation and licensure, and modern issues in nursing"--Publisher's website
Critical thinking : analyzing problems and decisions by John Chaffee( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program shows how to apply the elements of critical thinking to analyze problems and make informed decisions. It covers such topics as inductive versus deductive reasoning; the relevance of arguments; logic, logical analysis, and logical fallacies; decision analysis; and problem solving"--Publisher's website
Research design : the experiment( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains when experiment-based research is appropriate and teaches the basics of designing and conducting an experiment. It considers pros and cons of this methodology, looks at different experimental methods, and discusses sampling and data collection
The sociolinguistics of language by Mary M Morgan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lecture, Dr. Mary Morgan introduces areas comprising the sociolinguistics of language: language variation, ethnography of communication, language in social context, language change, and speech act theory. Identifies the people who do the studies, linguists, anthropologists and sociologists, by their point of view. Briefly demonstrates methods used in studying different languages
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Zimbardo describes a prison simulation experiment conducted in 1971 at Stanford University with students in the roles of prisoners and guards. Originally the study was to last for two weeks but it had to be terminated after six days
Getting started in group psychotherapy by Digby Tantam( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with Digby Tantam and group sessions featuring Tantam, Graeme McGrath presents principles and ideas for beginning a group psychotherapy program. Each set of vignettes shown include the same people sharing the same problems that typically arise in groups but dealing with them indifferent ways
Laban for actors : the 8 effort actions by Rudolf von Laban( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a workshop on Rudolf van Laban's system for actors focusing on movement
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