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Insight Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,534 works in 5,987 publications in 1 language and 67,989 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: HV6089, 303.482
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Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
Cross-cultural communication how culture affects communication ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 689 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 )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 610 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
Everyman a moral play by Insight Media ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of the classic 15th-century morality play of the same name
Qualitative methods ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 477 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
Quantitative methods ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how social scientists study how and why people do what they do by looking at cause, effect, and mitigating factors that relate to cause and effect. Experts explain how governments, advertising agencies, and social scientists both conduct and use these studies. Includes interviews with Barbara Hummel-Rossi, Charlton McIlwain, Jacqueline Mattis
Quiet rage the Stanford prison study by Philip G Zimbardo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1971, Philip Zimbardo, Craig Haney, and Curtis Banks carried out a psychological experiment to test a simple question: What happens when you put good people in an evil place -- does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph? College student volunteers were pretested and randomly assigned to play the role of prisoner or guard in a simulated prison at Stanford University. This film uses archival footage, flashbacks, post-experiment interviews with the prisoners and guards, and comparisons with real prisons. It documents the study from the surprise arrests of the participants by city police, to the termination of the study after only 6 days. The Stanford Prison Study remains one of the most famous studies conducted in the field of Social Psychology
Body language cultural differences by Norine Dresser ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 360 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
Introduction to critical thinking by John Chaffee ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 334 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 (www.insight-media.com)
Laban for actors the 8 effort actions ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presentation of a workshop for actors in the use of part of Rudolf von Laban's system to add variety and clarity to their physical work
Research ethics ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 290 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
Research design the survey ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 285 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
Critical thinking analyzing problems and decisions by John Chaffee ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 278 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
Cross cultural communication in diverse settings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the processes and elements of intercultural communication both verbal and nonverbal
Research design the experiment ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 246 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
Scenes from the country wife by William Wycherley ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 245 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
Understanding research ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 236 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
Gender and communication by Mandy Morrison ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussing communication differences between males and females, this program analyzes the differences among male-male, male-female, and female-female interactions
Helping people at risk of suicide or self harm ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teaches skills for assessing suicidal risk and managing situations where clients or hospitalized patients are at risk of self-harm. Includes assessment, crisis management, problem solving, and crisis prevention. Features scenarios that illustrate basic skills
Interpreting nonverbal communication ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes information on understanding verbal communication, nonverbal patterns and symbols, projecting nonverbal communication, and misinterpreting nonverbal communication
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals Professionalism and self-presentation ( Visual )
in English and held by 222 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
 
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