WorldCat Identities

Heisler, Karen

Overview
Works: 75 works in 168 publications in 1 language and 2,556 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 174.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Heisler
There's no place like home : return to homeschooling( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent statistics indicate that more than two million students in the U.S. are taught at home. Why are so many parents opting to education their children themselves? Are tye wary of violence in public schools? Do they lack confidence in what they perceive as a one-size-fits-all approach to learning? Or are they intent on adding a fourth R, religion, to the traditional three? This program examines the homeschooling phenomenon with the Chris Klicka, director of the Center for Home Schooling, two pairs of parent-teachers, and two college students who were homeschooled
Future risk : society's problems in children's lives( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines many of the societal problems facing children today, such as drugs, crime, teenage pregnancy, rising school drop-out rates, lack of educational opportunities, possible reductions in welfare benefits, and the disintegration of the traditional family unit
The unknown generation X( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Generation X' is called a myth by some, a reality by others. Whatever the case may be, the generation of young adults born between 1965 and 1980 faces challenges that no other generation has had to deal with ... This program examines some of the stereotypes and issues that society has created for 'Generation X.'"--Container
Business ethics : to tell the truth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role advertising plays in today's society. Discusses industry self-regulation and government regulation to assure truth in advertising. Examines ethical issues such as targeting children
Education : the right choice( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how charter schools and voucher systems are providing alternative educational opportunities
Prisons : kids behind bars( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the juvenile justice system and discusses how those who work within it try to find appropriate punishment for children who have made terrible mistakes. Explores the trend in the U.S. toward trying children as adults and the efforts being made to understand their violent behavior. Includes comments from judges, legal counsel, law enforcement officers, and academic experts
After the gold rush( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the American economy surges ahead, the gap between rich and poor continues to widen. This program examines the moral and ethical questions that accompany national prosperity
Alternative land tenure and the social economy : literature review by Karen Heisler( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.27 (from 0.23 for There's no ... to 0.41 for Alternativ ...)

Languages
English (20)