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Insight Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 5,298 works in 7,718 publications in 2 languages and 79,499 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Documentary films  History  Cross-cultural studies  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Internet videos  Drama 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Other, Publisher
Classifications: AE5, 303.482
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Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
The Spirit of Dance( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,067 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
Qualitative methods( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 785 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
Cross-cultural communication : how culture affects communication by Insight Media( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing sociological and psychological perspectives on cross-cultural communication, this program explores the nature and signifiance of cultural variations in manners, dress, and public behavior; logic and negotiation style; paralanguage and proxemics; speech patterns and conversation; power issues; stereotyping and prejudice; and miscommunication. --distributor's description (http://www.insight-media.com)
Everyman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program 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
Nonverbal communication and culture( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 585 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. It demonstrates how the same gesture can be interpreted in different ways
Scenes from the country wife by William Wycherley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wycherley's comedy of manners The Country Wife paints an unflattering portrait of the hypocrisy he felt infested late 17th-century London. This presents excerpts that focus on Mr. Horner's comic pursuit of Mrs. Pinchwife under the vigilant gaze of her husband
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines professional behavior in healthcare settings. It discusses communication with colleagues, highlights the value of a professional appearance, explores the chain of command and professional roles, and considers standards for healthcare providers
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores communication with patients. It shows how to establish therapeutic relationships; build empathy, trust, and confidentiality; and interview and assess patients. The program examines communication issues associated with specific patient groups, discusses Erikson's Stages of Life theory, and introduces the nurse-patient relationship
Understanding Pina : the legacy of Pina Bausch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program profiles Pina Bausch, a German performer of modern dance, a choreographer, a dance teacher and a ballet director. It explores her background, and offers insights into her creative legacy. It features interviews with dancers who worked with Bausch through the various phases of her career, including those who worked with her at the Tanztheater in Wuppertal, Germany
The sociolinguistics of language by Mary M Morgan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 370 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
Body language : cultural differences by Norine Dresser( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, diversity specialist and folklorist Norine Dresser outlines differences in behaviors among non-U.S. cultures and introduces multicultural manners. The program covers such topics as greetings, shaking hands, physical contact between the sexes, eye contact, smiling, embracing, kissing, and eating customs; considers the norms, taboos, and gender issues surrounding various gestures from an array of cultures; and emphasizes that acceptable norms vary among cultures
Multicultural counseling and psychotherapy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates skills drawn from a variety of cognitive approaches, behavior therapy, behavior modification, systemic therapy, and other action-oriented approaches to counseling and psychotherapy. It is designed to help graduate students and professionals acquire new skills and improving existing ones
Getting started in group psychotherapy by Digby Tantam( Visual )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with Digby Tantam and mock group sessions featuring Tantam, Graeme McGrath presents principles and ideas for beginning a group psychotherapy program
Surviving trauma and tragedy : lessons for future physicians( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for students studying to be doctors, this program deals with post-traumatic stress disorder and the role of the doctor in dealing with patients suffering from PTSD. Dr. Ochberg, an expert in the field, gives a general overview of what post-traumatic stress disorder is and how it can affect different people. Actual patients, two individuals and two couples, then tell their stories after which the audience asks questions of the patients and Dr. Ochberg
History of Nursing( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the development of nursing across cultures from ancient times to the 19th century. It discusses the nursing care that was provided by nuns and the military, considers the establishment of hospitals specifically dedicated to the care of the sick, and explores the contributions of Florence Nightingale to nursing history
At the corner of me and myself : voices of multiple social identities( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program explores the creative expressions of five performers/artists who portray the realities they find in multicultural identities, sexual orientation, and various intersections of social identity and oppression. The powerful vignettes reveal the impacts of oppression on these individuals and show how social context can define an individual."--Distributor
Body language for actors : portraying different cultures( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, diversity specialist and folklorist Norine Dresser lead actors through exercises that demonstrate cultural differences in body language and movement. Dresser discusses the norms, taboos, and gender issues surrounding a variety of gestures from a diverse array of cultures and offers explanations of reasons for gestures either to be, or not to be, performed in specific countries or settings. She introduces, considers the rules associated with, and teaches how to perform such gestures as shaking hands, social kissing, embracing, bowing, namaste, and those associated with salaam; covers rules for, reasons behind, and interpretations of such expressions as same-sex hand holding, smiling, and eye contact; and presents examples of common American gestures that are offensive in other countries. Also explored are cultural differences in eating customs, including such general principles as using a toothpick and emitting eating noises, and teaches how individuals eat in cultures that use knives and forks, chopsticks, and bread
The boy who can't stop fighting( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering therapist and master teacher Jay Haley supervises live training of therapists as they deal with a boy who has gone from therapist to therapist about his problem with violence
Research ethics( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines ethical issues in social and natural sciences research and in health research. It covers such topics as plagiarism, crediting and citing sources, falsification of data, the use of human and animal subjects, informed consent, privacy, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest
 
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