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Standard Deviants (Performing group)

Overview
Works: 1,555 works in 3,231 publications in 2 languages and 56,648 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Case studies  Self-instruction  Instructional films  Programmed instructional materials  Motion pictures  Educational television programs  History  Documentary films 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PN1997, E
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Most widely held works by Standard Deviants (Performing group)
Habla español? : learning Spanish, the basics by Enrique Montes( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recommended by teachers and professors across the country, the Standard Deviants approach to teaching is anything but standard. By simplifying complex subjects and presenting the material with humorous skits, computer graphics and a fun, approachable format, the Standard Deviants make even the most difficult subjects enjoyable
The wrinkle-free world of English composition( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English composition covers everything from stating and supporting a position to collecting information and revising your thesis
Learn public speaking( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Standard Deviants approach to public speaking, discussing such topics as organization, delivery, clarity, posture, and facial expression
The zany world of basic math( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instruction on the basics of mathematics presented in a lively manner. Covers: integers; decimals; addition and subtraction; multiplication and division; percents; exponents; the order of operations; fractions; prime and composite numbers; ratios
The constructive world of advanced Spanish : verbs( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn Spanish beyond the basic level with interactive, fast-paced graphics and humor
Parlez-vous français? : [learning French the basics]( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the French alphabet, pronunciation, vowel sounds, accents, verb forms, gender, family words, idioms, adverbs, and basic conversation
English as a second language( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes pronouns, adjectives, and the present tense
Segmenting, targeting, and positioning( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No product can be all things to all people-not even Wheelie Cheese. In this program, the principles of carving up a market are addressed. Topics under investigation include market characteristics such as demographics, lifestyle, usage level, geographic area, and benefits sought; the 80/20 Principle; undifferentiated, concentrated, and differentiated targeting strategies; and positioning strategies based on benefit, user, occasion of use, product class, price and quality, and competitor
Marketing planning by Peter Doyle( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True or false? "A good product will sell itself. In this program, a swashbuckling swordsman and other experts answer that question with a thorough summary of the marketing process-covering mission statements, business and marketing objectives, and market share-and the marketing plan, which addresses situational analysis and goals. The tools involved in creating a marketing plan are described as well, including the BCG matrix; strategic business units, with their stars, cash cows, question marks, and dogs; SWOT analysis; and trend analysis
The Wily comma( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program inquires into the correct handling fo the comma with section dealing with the separation, section 2 dealts with element, interjections, prepositional and participatory phrases, and independent, dependent and subordinate. Section 3 demonstrates the use of interrupters, including nouns of direct address, appositive phrases, and non-restrive clauses. Section 4 explains how to employ commas to provide emphasis and enhance clarity
Marketing research and information( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who needs that product, anyway? This program provides the inside scoop on how to gather consumer data. Sources of secondary information from the government-including the Statistical Abstract of the United States and materials obtained through FOIA requests-and from syndicates such as ACNielsen are considered. Methods of gathering primary information, such as focus groups, one-on-one interviews, surveys, and experiments, are also examined
English as a second language( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes prepositions, questions and time
Introduction to punctuation : the end marks( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mastering punctuation requires both understanding and finesse. In this program, Mama Napoli, a crossing guard, and other savvy English authorities open a dialogue on punctuation and then skip to the end-of the sentence, that is. The use of the period in commands, in declarative sentences, and with abbreviations; the question mark in interrogative sentences and to show disbelief or sarcasm; and the exclamation point for emphasis are all discussed in detail
Habla Español? : beyond the basics( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recommended by teachers and professors across the country, the Standard Deviants approach to teaching is anything but standard. By simplifying complex subjects and presenting the material with humorous skits, computer graphics and a fun, approachable format, the Standard Deviants make even the most difficult subjects enjoyable!"--Container
Gases and states of matter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one of this program, chemistry authorities, including "Helium Man" and two janitors, lay down the law-Boyle's Law, Graham's Law, and Dalton's Law. They also present the Kinetic Molecular Theory and the Ideal Gas Equation and elaborate on partial pressures and the difference between diffusion and effusion. Part two investigates kinetic energy; ion-dipole, dipole-dipole, and London dispersion forces; hydrogen bonds; phase diagrams; and vapor pressure
Chemical equations and atomic and molecular mass( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can a barbershop quartet introduce the subject of stoichiometry? They do in this program, which in section one presents the Law of Conservation of Mass and how to balance equations. Section two explains the difference between the mass number and atomic mass, what an isotope is, and how to work with atomic mass units to find the average atomic mass
Introduction to matter, the elements, and units of measure by Films for the Humanities and Sciences( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elements and compounds, accuracy and precision, liters and moles and joules -- what does it all mean? After introducing the states, properties, and types of matter, this program proceeds to the periodic table of elements and the qualities of atoms, compounds, and molecules. An investigation of the metric system SI units, uncertainly in measurement, and dimensional analysis wrap up this engaging educational resource."--Back of video case
The Semicolon, colon, and dash( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with solid information and good advice, this program defines the rules for using the semicolon, the colon, and the dash, offering clear-cut caveats against misuse and overuse along the way. Litmus tests such as the "furthermore" test and the "and here it is" test make it easy to tell when to utilize these punctuation marks, while Thai food, spaghetti sauce, and even oatmeal with paprika spice up the numerous examples
What is marketing? by Michael J Baker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This persuasive six-part series combines serious academic content with a humorous presentation style to help make the subject of marketing more accessible. Used as a supplement to lectures, as a pre-exam review, or for independent study, each program skillfully employs elements such as clever mnemonics, high-tech computer graphics, and entertaining vignettes to boost retention and confidence while driving home core concepts through concise explanations and case studies. - Container
Common errors. flexibility in English( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When is a noun not a noun? And is improper agreement really like wearing plaid with stripes? Part one of this program summarizes the parts of speech and then looks at the ways in which one part of speech can be used syntactically as another. In part two, tiny animated dancers and other helpers provide examples of errors in subject/verb agreement and article/noun agreement. Idiom is also addressed
 
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English as a second language
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The wrinkle-free world of English compositionThe zany world of basic mathThe constructive world of advanced Spanish : verbsParlez-vous français? : [learning French the basics]English as a second languageEnglish as a second language
Alternative Names
Standard Deviants Academic Team

Languages
English (136)

Spanish (5)