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Baber, Jerry

Overview
Works: 356 works in 661 publications in 1 language and 23,938 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  History  Internet videos  Documentary films  Trivia and miscellanea  Nonfiction films  Motion pictures  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Director, Photographer, Author
Classifications: GT3933, 973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Baber
Sexual stereotypes in the media( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 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 )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Children will excite in the sights and sounds of the traditional Chinese New Year as the usually peaceful Chinatown erupts with the noise of drums and firecrackers, and the beauty of vibrant, festive colors. During this most important and popular of all Chinese festivals, the ideas of communal awareness and starting anew are taught through the celebration in honor of Tsun Kwan, the god of the hearth, and the traditional festival of the dragon. A trip back in time to Chinese New Year in Peking, China, circa 1975, a zodiac quiz and a trational Chinese folk tale show how the traditions of this holiday have remained constant."
Harriet Tubman : antislavery activist( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 380 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 375 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
Conducting parent-teacher conferences : a partnership in progress( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories, songs, and crafts help young viewers understand the history, meaning, and celebration of Kwanzaa
Thanksgiving by Maxfield Parrish( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins and historical background of Thanksgiving, and looks at how the holiday is celebrated. Includes a visit to Plimoth Plantation, an Abnaki tribe myth on the origin of corn, and a craft demonstration
Cinco de Mayo by Andrew Schlessinger( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 356 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."
Plagiarism 2.0 : information ethics in the digital age( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 342 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
Racial stereotypes in the media( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 342 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
A History of slavery in America( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 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 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the early colonial settlements of Plymouth and Williamsburg and the first Thanksgiving
The United States Constitution( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses colorful graphics, animations, live-action portrayals, and songs to tell the story of the writing of the U.S. Constitution, look at the lives of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, and examine the origin of the great seal of the United States
Native American life( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 324 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?
Recognizing online propaganda, bias and advertising( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 322 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
American independence by Edward Countryman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the reasons the colonists wanted independence from Great Britain, covering the Boston Tea Party and the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Includes sing-a-long of "My country tis of thee."
Halloween by Helloween (Musical group)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 314 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 saftey is discussed
A history of the civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 312 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
St. Patrick's Day by Gail Gibbons( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 297 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
Ramadan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 296 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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