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Insight Media (Firm)

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Works: 4,717 works in 6,645 publications in 2 languages and 76,372 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Cross-cultural studies  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  History  Interviews  Instructional films 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Publisher
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Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
Cross-cultural communication : how culture affects communication( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 682 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
Nonverbal communication and culture( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 604 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 )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the classic 15th-century morality play of the same name
Qualitative methods by Barbara Hummel-Rossi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 496 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, adverti sing corporations and governments in their efforts to influence people and their behavior
Understanding research( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 483 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
Dance on( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alwin Nikolais speaks about beginning his career as a piano accompanist at a dance studio. Seeing Mary Wigman for the first time he realized that he wanted to be a dancer, not an accompanist. Billie Mahoney and Alwin Nikolais discuss his work with other dancers, his travels and his career as choreographer and teacher
Quantitative methods( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 388 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
Body language : cultural differences by Norine Dresser( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 363 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
Period Movement for Actors with Judith Chaffee( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 362 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
Introduction to critical thinking by John Chaffee( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 345 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)
Maslow's hierarchy of needs by Abraham H Maslow( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores how Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory relates to such disciplines as business, nursing, and psychology. The program examines needs relating to physiology, security and safety, belonging and love, esteem, and self-actualization
Research ethics( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 302 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
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals : Professionalism and self-presentation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 301 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
Research design : the survey( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 300 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
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 285 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
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
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 277 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
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
The sociolinguistics of language by Mary M Morgan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 257 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
 
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