Most widely held works by Sally Beaty
Earth revealed ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Gives a broad introduction to basic elements of the study of geology.
Inside out ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A 22-part series which offers a comprehensive introduction to psychology that goes beyond key concepts and principles to provide learners an up-to-date look at the evolving world of psychological science.
The human condition ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A telecourse that takes a close, personal look at many of the most prevalent issues in health and health care today.
Does God exist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Delves into how philosophers have probed the universe for evidence of God's existence. How did the world begin? Is there a reason for its order and design? And, can we reconcile the existence of God with the existence of evil?
Thinking and language ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Explores ways in which the most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. Features Daniel Kahneman discussing his research in cognitive psychology and linguist Noam Chomsky explaining the principles of language acquisition. Also presents Susan Curtiss discussing the story of "Genie," a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents.
Behind closed doors ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Looks at the increasing incidence of violent and abusive behavior in society, and explores the underlying factors which promote domestic violence, child abuse, and assault, as well as the effects these acts have on emotional and physical health. Examines SIMBA, a violence prevention course for incarcerated youth in Georgia, and the steps they take to combat destructive behavior. Explores strategies that help combat violent behaviors and emphasizes the importance of individual responses to violence.
Taking the lead the management revolution ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Provides 26 lessons for management, including remarks from experienced managers and professors from business schools. Describes theories, definitions, and mechanics of traditional and new aspects of management. Explains corporate behavior, global competition, global organization and responses of social and ethical issues.
Portrait of a family ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
College television course which looks at marriage, family, and today's alternative life styles.
Stressed to the limit ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"If a stressful day can make us sick, how does stress get under the skin? This lesson seeks answers, exploring various topics of health psychology, including the fight-or-flight response, lymphocytes, cytokines, heart disease, and the psychosocial lure of cigarette smoking. Cancer survivor, Cindy Lauren and her support group, are a window for discussion of important issues such as control, social support, resilience, and the search for meaning"--Container.
The examined life an introduction to philosophy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Offers in-depth analysis of the wisdom of the western world. Studies the "great questions" that have intrigued philosophers from antiquity to the present. Using writings of past philosophers and interviews with more than 50 contemporary thinkers, these episodes underscore how these classic questions still reverberate in society today.
Evolution through time Minerals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
The 1st program chronicles the development of life on Earth. The 2nd program covers the origins, classifications and uses of minerals.
Endless questions critical thinking and research ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
It's our nature to ask questions about ourselves and the world around us. But finding answers requires more than intuition and common sense. This lesson asks the question, Does happiness lead to good health? then probes for answers using the multiple methods at a researcher's disposal: case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlational studies and controlled experiments.
Laying the groundwork organizational design ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Provides an overview of management in the nineties, with an emphasis on the competencies that are essential for success.
Earthquakes Geologic time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The 1st program explores the nature and consequences of earthquakes, the factors that cause quakes, their location and characteristics. The 2nd program portrays the immensity of the geologic time scale, which is the world-wide basis for correlation of geologic events, rock formation and fossils.
The most amazing machine neuroscience and behavior ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This lesson plunges into the expanding field of neuroscience and the biology behind behavior, exploring how areas of the brain and brain chemistry can alter mood and cognition. Pioneering researchers discuss their role in the first split-brain surgeries, and a 20 year-old stroke survivor receives a breakthrough treatment to regain use of his affected arm.
Mountain building and the growth of continents Earth's structures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The 1st program shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved. The 2nd program illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces within the Earth.
Earth's interior The sea floor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The 1st program demonstrates how seismic waves occur and explains the measurement of gravity, heat flow, and earth magnetism, to provide information about Earth's interior. The 2nd program examines major sea-floor features: the mid-oceanic ridge, oceanic trenches and fracture zones.
The search for intelligence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"What is intelligence? Can the standardized exams of today actually measure it? This program presents several theories of intelligence, often examined by the researchers who created them. Topics include triarchic theory, multiple intelligences, and emotional intelligence.."--Container.
Legal precedent ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
In recent years the judiciary has become an increasingly powerful policymaking body. Although judicial decisions are constrained by applicable constitutional law, statutory law, and precedent, the courts have considerable discretion in the way they interpret these laws, causing some people to question the judiciary's proper role in a democracy. This episode probes contemporary questions regarding the federal judiciary including the debate surrounding originalism, textualism, judicial review, and judicial activism
What justifies the state ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Examines the views of Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Hegel, and John Rawls on what gives a government legitimacy. Asks why we should obey the state and what are the limits of our political obligations and discusses social contract theory, the government's role in protecting personal property, the place of individual rights, and communitarianism. Investigates whether the state is merely an artificial arrangement we construct to make life better, as social contract theorists claim, or whether it's a natural organism through which people achieve their potential.
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Beatty, Sally V. (Sally VanDenburgh)
Beaty, Sally V
Beaty, Sally V. (Sally VanDenburgh)