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Baber, Jerry

Overview
Works: 320 works in 532 publications in 1 language and 25,594 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  History  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Short films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Photographer
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 973
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Most widely held works by Jerry Baber
Sexual stereotypes in the media( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 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
Chinese New Year by TTS Group( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 442 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 425 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. : the man and the dream by Margaret Boone-Jones( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 409 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
Kwanzaa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 393 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
Cinco de Mayo by Andrew Schlessinger( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinco de Mayo 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
Thanksgiving by Maxfield Parrish( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children learn the story behind the first Thanksgiving celebration. They visit Plimoth Plantation. Nanticoke tribe dancers re-create the sense of excitement and wonder the Pilgrims must have felt upon meeting Native Americans. Children learn an Abnaki tribe myth on the origin of corn that teaches the importance of sharing resources
A History of slavery in America( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the institution of slavery in North America from the 1600s to the early days of Reconstruction
Conducting parent-teacher conferences : a partnership in progress( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how teachers can effectively prepare for, conduct and follow up on meetings with the parents of their students
United States Constitution( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 355 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
Native American life( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses who are Native Americans, their cultural diversity, and their relationship to the Earth. Features the stories of Pocahontas and Tecumseh
Early settlers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the early colonial settlements of Plymouth and Williamsburg and the first Thanksgiving
Racial stereotypes in the media( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 343 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
Plagiarism 2.0 : information ethics in the digital age( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 336 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
American independence by Edward Countryman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 336 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
A history of the civil rights movement( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 331 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 Hanafi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 323 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features many popular traditions that celebrate S. 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
Immigration to the U.S. by Andrew Schlessinger( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 321 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 Who Came to the United States?, The Story of a Child: My New Home in America, The Story of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, The Story of a Child: I Came All the Way From China, and Faces of Immigration Today
Ramadan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children experience the beauty of the month-long religious observance as they construct their own Ramadan diorama and hear the exotic sounds of live Islamic and Middle Eastern music. They discover the religious significance of song and prayer, as well as the principles and traditions that mark the holiest of the Islamic holidays
 
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Sexual stereotypes in the media
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