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Gliner, Robert

Works: 52 works in 103 publications in 1 language and 2,287 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Interviews  Popular works  Case studies  Short films 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Videographer , Film editor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 309.173092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Gliner
American society as a social problem by Robert Gliner( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy left behind( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do American schools adequately prepare students to take part in society? Can a complacent, ill-informed public trace its problems back to the nation's classrooms? This program examines the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on the ability of public education to involve students in civic and governmental processes. Filmed in economically and culturally diverse schools, the program includes provocative interviews with teachers, administrators, and nationally known experts-all of whom discuss the challenges of helping children become knowledgeable citizens while fulfilling the needs of basic education. Scenes of teachers working to engage their students in participatory democracy are included
Munching on existence by Robert Gliner( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human perspectives: introductory readings for sociology by Howard M Shapiro( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time frenzy keeping up with tomorrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the ironies of the ubiquitous technologies now in use is that they were supposed to save time and improve the quality of life. What went wrong? This cautionary program examines the social and ethical consequences of the increasingly fast pace of life in the U.S. It contrasts the American 24/7 work ethic with the business traditions of other countries and, in the process, examines the impact of technology on personal relationships, education, health, and the environment. (59 minutes)
Green Rim Towards a Sustainable Pacific Rim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the world{u2019}s top two carbon emitters, China and the U.S. face significant challenges reducing emissions while keeping up with a growing demand for more energy. Is there potential for cooperation between both Pacific Rim nations on this important issue, or is each country seeking its own distinct solutions? This program explores the collaborative efforts of American and Chinese academics and decision-makers to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, increase energy efficiency, and produce renewable energy. Filmed on location in China and Silicon Valley, the video shows why clean-technology solutions might only be effective if they are easy to integrate into everyday life
Lessons from the Real World Social Issues and Student Involvement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow up to Democracy Left Behind: NCLB and Civic Education (item 39484), this program looks at community-based learning in K-12 education. The film explores a wide variety of educational settings in which action-oriented lessons enable students to work outside the classroom, in their own communities. While taking nothing away from the importance of traditional academic subjects, the film promotes the idea that math, reading, and other areas are more effectively explored if students care about what they are learning-rather than being drilled with subject matter divorced from their real lives and the environments that often impact those lives
Time frenzy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This cautionary program examines the social and ethical consequences of the increasingly fast pace of life in the U.S."--Container
Education for what? learning social responsibility( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary examining the role college students play in helping solve community problems as part of their regular curriculum. Shot on location in six urban campuses across the country, the program takes a critical look at service learning: how this curriculum works and its impact on students, faculty, and the larger community
Schools that change communities( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Schools that Change Communities profiles a diverse group of public schools that are successfully creating higher achieving students in a different way -- by turning the communities where they live into their classrooms. The film re-imagines what education can be, visiting K-12 public schools in five states across America that are engaging students in learning by solving real-world problems in a variety of communities, from economically and environmentally challenged rural areas to poverty-stricken urban neighborhoods. High school students in Howard, SD, build an interdisciplinary curriculum around a plan to save the town's struggling economy. In a Boston neighborhood with a high level of crime and poverty, students learn to connect the dots between what their community seems to the outside world and what it might become. In a small Appalachian town, elementary school students help clean up an adjacent stream polluted by acid mine drainage from former coal mines. In Watsonville, CA, high school students studying Roosevelt's New Deal try to come up with a New Deal for their farming community. In Cottage Grove, OR, students help create a sustainable environment, while learning valuable science, engineering and math lessons."--Container
Growing up green( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative, a statewide, hands-on environmental education program in Michigan. The program involves students in local efforts to improve the environments they inhabit
Alzheimer's disease how families cope( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a grant from the California Department of Health, this two year study of Alzheimer's was conducted in the Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Latino communities. It looks at caregiving issues through the eyes of four minority families, their values, their perceptions, and their fears
Humanizing education by Robert Gliner( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching social problems in the public schools by Robert Gliner( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sensuous eunuch; castration and co-optation in American society by Robert Gliner( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing for keeps a Bob Gliner documentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the challenges facing several African-American football players and their coach, Fitz Hill at San Jose State University, as they struggle to overcome obstacles on the field and in the classroom. This documentary highlights the national debate around the social and financial costs and consequences of maintaining competitive football programs on college campuses
Viet Nam at the crossroads( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Jose State University sociology professor Hien Duc Do returns to Vietnam for the first time since 1975. While traveling through Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and outlying rural areas, he interviews people from diverse occupations and backgrounds. He explores Vietnam's dilemma between Western capitalism and the legacy of recent history, and how the transition from a socialist economy to one based on capitalism has affected the country
Russia and America where do we go from here?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Russia's difficult transition from state socialism to capitalist democracy. Compares the economics, housing, education, politics and crime of Ekaterinburg, Russia to that of the United States and particularly San Jose, California
What about Macedonia?( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Next door to Bosnia and Serbia and part of the form Yugoslavia with the potential ethnic violence, Macedonia has managed to keep peace. Coping with problems caused by boycotts, it is in the process of adjusting to capitalism. Interviews several Macedonians
Heifer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary focuses on the work Heifer International is doing to help communities in Guatemala, Tanzania, China, and Albania become self-reliant
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