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Fabian, Rhonda

Overview
Works: 383 works in 712 publications in 1 language and 22,589 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Educational films  Juvenile works  History  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographies  Short films  Trivia and miscellanea 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Cinematographer , Author
Classifications: KF4541.Z9, 973
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Most widely held works by Rhonda Fabian
Sexual stereotypes in the media( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the relationship between mass media and social constructions of sexuality from political and economic perspectives while looking at the effects media can have on audiences. --Publishers description
Conducting parent-teacher conferences : a partnership in progress( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how teachers can effectively prepare for, conduct and follow up on meetings with the parents of their students
Chinese New Year by TTS Group( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the sights and sounds of a traditional Chinese New Year celebration
Harriet Tubman : antislavery activist( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians tell the story of Harriet Tubman's life covering her childhood in slavery, her work with the underground railroad in leading Southern slaves to freedom in Canada, and her life after the Civil War. Emphasizes her contributions to the community
Martin Luther King, Jr. : civil rights leader( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader who helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights
Thanksgiving by Maxfield Parrish( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the symbols, customs, rituals and folklore on the celebration of Thanksgiving. Presented with traditional songs, folk tales, and arts and crafts
Plagiarism 2.0 : information ethics in the digital age( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a generation raised on the ideology of "open source" and the ability to quickly cut and paste, the concept of plagiarism may seem foreign or passé. And that, of course, can lead to trouble. This video examines the behaviors that constitute plagiarism, their consequences, and the best ways to avoid them. Showing how accidental copying as well as willful plagiarism can occur, the program lays out the dangers of cheating, then illustrates the pitfalls of non-attribution and patch writing while showing how to properly attribute and paraphrase a lengthy quotation. Copyright, trademark, and intellectual property concepts are clearly discussed, in addition to potential sources of non-copyrighted material. Common citation formats (APA, MLA, Bluebook, etc.) are listed along with the suggestion that the student confer with his or her instructor about them
The Periodic table( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much more than a list of elements, the periodic table is a snapshot of how matter is organized on Earth and throughout the universe. Divided into five sections, this program looks at the history and components of the periodic table: The History of the Periodic Table (from the atomos of Democritus to the atoms of Mendeleev); Metals (how to read the periodic table, transition metals, alkali metals, alkaline earth metals); Lanthanides, Actinides, and Transuranium Elements (properties of lanthanides and actinides, transuranium and transfermium elements); The BCNOs (properties of metalloids, other metals, and nonmetals); and Halogens and Noble Gases (properties and applications of halogens and noble gases)
Recognizing online propaganda, bias and advertising( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The internet has transformed our society and many students turn to the internet to conduct research for papers and reports. While there are tremendous benefits to using the internet with the vast amount of information it provides, some of it can be unreliable and deceitful. Even unintentional or seemingly harmless online information can damage an individual's knowledge of what is credible versus incredible information. This video addresses ways to recognize online propaganda, information that is biased, and messages from advertisers
Kwanzaa( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional West African drums, spirited dances, colorful candles and traditional clothes introduce young viewers to the African-American celebration of Kwanzaa. This program explores the seven principles of the Kwanzaa festival. An African folktale "Unanana and the enormous one-tusked elephant" vividly illustrates the the idea of conflict resolution within the community
The United States Constitution( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about America's history through the use of graphics and animations, live-action portrayals of historic figures and stories told from a child's point of view. Topics featured in this video include the story of the Constitution, the lives of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, and the Great Seal of the United States
A History of slavery in America( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive program chronicles the institution of slavery in North America, beginning with the notorious "middle passage" through Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction. Expert interviews and archival photographs help to describe family life, religion, resistance to enslavement, the Abolitionist Movement and post-war difficulties of newly emancipated people, dispelling the myth that slavery was a passive state and highlighting the persistant struggle by African Americans to end it
Early settlers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about America's history through the use of graphics and animations, live-action portrayals of historic figures and stories told from a child's point of view. Topics featured in this video include the Pilgrims and the Mayflower, the Mayflower Compact, Squanto and the first Thanksgiving, life in colonial Williamsburg, and the Colonists
Cinco de Mayo by Andrew Schlessinger( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cinco de Mayo (the fifth of May) is the celebration of Mexico's military victory over the French in 1862. This video investigates the holiday's history and observes preparations being made to make the occasion festive, highlighted by the spirited sounds of a traditional Mexican mariachi band."
Racial stereotypes in the media( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program examines the relationship between mass media and social constructions of race from political and economic perspectives while looking at the effects media can have on audiences"--Container
American independence by Edward Countryman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about America's history through the use of graphics and animations, live-action portrayals of historic figures and stories told from a child's point of view. Topics featured in this video include the Boston Tea Party, the Declaration of Independence, the life of Thomas Jefferson, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
Native American life( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about America's history through the use of graphics and animations, live-action portrayals of historic figures and stories told from a child's point of view. Topics featured in this video include Stewards of the Earth, The Story of Pocahontas, Many Faces One Heart: Diversity of Cultures, Tecumseh and the Trail of Tears, Who are the Native Americans?
A history of the civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynchings, 'Separate but equal' facilities, and Jim Crow laws provide the backdrop for this program on the early civil rights movement highlighting the most dramatic moments from Homer Plessy to Jesse Jackson's bid for the presidency. Depicted along with the most visible leaders and events are the efforts of ordinary men and women who risked their lives for equality
Halloween by Helloween (Musical group)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores several folk traditions from Costa Rica, Mexico and Ireland to explain some Halloween symbols, the origin of costumes and the custom of trick-or-treating. Children learn that, despite the many rituals surrounding the holiday, Halloween is a time to celebrate and honor the memory of loved ones past, and can be a time to talk about death and other subjects that may be frightening to them. The importance of Halloween safety is discussed
St. Patrick's Day by Gail Gibbons( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features many popular traditions that celebrate St. Patrick in Ireland, the United States and Canada. A brief historical biography of St. Patrick is provided as well as an overview of Irish immigration to North America
 
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