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Garner, Simon

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How to make digital stories by Katrina Kyredis( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video guides viewers through each step of making a one-minute/150-word digital story based on the theme "Who Am I?", a project that relies on editing software such as Final Cut Pro to integrate digital snapshots, original or royalty-free music, and voiced-over narration into a multimedia essay. Technology is reshaping the way students learn and relate to each other; use How to Make Digital Stories to nurture multi-literacy and prepare your students for life in a world where digital expression and online collaboration are quickly becoming the norm. Ideal for courses in communications and computer science-and anywhere projects involving creative nonfiction can be used as a learning tool. Helpful for teacher education, as well
Bohr's model of the atom( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program focuses on Niels Bohr, who worked with some of the best physicists of the 20th century to devise his atomic model. Students will gain an understanding of the historical developments in atomic theories up to Bohr, a brief outline of Bohr's life. Bohr's first and second postulates, and his influence on contemporary society
Understanding brands( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why did Coca-Cola change its image after World War II? How did Oprah Winfrey become a marketable commodity? Are shoppers hapless victims of advertising, or do consumers themselves influence a company's merchandising decisions? This program shows how businesses combine an idea with a logo to create the "product personality" called a brand. Specific components of successful brands, the messages they convey, and the challenges that even a well-known enterprise such as Apple may face in defending its brand are all explored. Expert insights from the director of global marketing firm FutureBrand along with person-on-the-street interviews shed additional light on how and why brands entice consumers to buy
Person-to-person customer service by Michael Boland( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One shopper wants a price quote, another needs something that's shelved too high. Two more customers are waiting for items from storage, and there's a huge line forming at the front counter. It's another crazy day in customer service-a department that can make or break a brick-and-mortar business. Whether you're working the sales floor, waiting tables, or running a cash register, you've got to emphasize the "service" in customer service, thereby ensuring a loyal and ever-expanding base of patrons. This video shows employees how to achieve that goal, using lively animation, no-nonsense explanations, and clear, entertaining dramatizations. Topics include creating a good first impression, developing a professional and outgoing attitude, following customer service procedures in a logical manner, and handling conflict calmly, confidentially, and respectfully
Telephone customer service by Michael Boland( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We've all experienced it--the frustration of dealing with a company or organization over the telephone. Being put on hold or transferred again and again, often without finding an answer or solution, is enough to drive anyone crazy. Now, switch places-imagine you're being paid to help customers by phone. What can you do to ease their aggravation, address their queries, and solve their problems? If a conflict emerges, how will you untangle it without the benefit of face-to-face interaction? This video provides answers to those questions, guiding trainees with simple dramatizations, concise explanations, and hip animation. Offering an overview of the basic components of a telephone support system, the video emphasizes the importance of active listening, documentation, and multitasking, while helping viewers recognize the communication barriers inherent in telephone technology
Emotional intelligence in the classroom( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides teachers with a basic understanding of what emotional intelligence is and how it can be utilised in the classroom to generate a positive learning environment
Learning with interactive whiteboards( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... introduces the interactive whiteboard, explains how it works, and demonstrates specific ways it can be used in the classroom [including] pen or touch-screen, what other tools and technologies can be used in conjunction ... and applications teachers might prefer depending on lower-grade or high-school settings"--Container
Euthanasia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If death comes without suffering, under the care of a physician and requested by an individual who desires peace and closure, what are the grounds for stopping it? This program investigates the various moral, religious, and philosophical perspectives surrounding euthanasia. Highlighting both pro and con arguments in the debate as it has taken shape in the United Kingdom, the video features such prominent figures as Lord Joel Joffe, who brought to Parliament a bill supporting assisted suicide, and Baroness Jane Campbell-a disabled peer who was at one time given a 'do not resuscitate' notice and who now strongly opposes euthanasia. A short dramatic segment provides context with an illuminating, emotionally charged narrative
Genetic engineering by Thomasina Gibson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's one of the greatest breakthroughs in scientific history, but genetic engineering has also brought disturbing new questions. Should we push genetic research to its absolute limit, exploiting every discovery? What are the consequences of intervening in nature's processes at their most fundamental level? Outlining the potential benefits of genetic engineering, such as the treatment or cure of hereditary diseases and the creation of better, more efficient crops, this program also explores the moral dilemma over cloning and the controversy that surrounds stem-cell research. Viewers encounter both secular and religious perspectives in those debates-which will only acquire greater urgency as the scientific frontier advances
Skin integrity and pressure ulcers( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program outlines risk factors contributing to pressure ulcers and skin breakdown, highlights preventative measures for maintaining skin integrity, and suggest strategies for early interventions and treatment. Viewers receive information on commonly affected body areas; typical causes, such as immobility, friction, shearing forces, and moisture; and effective positioning, turning, cushioning, nutritional, and hygienic methods.""--Container
Design and the environment by Avenue Education (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking viewers to the crossroads of aesthetic, functional, and sustainability issues, this program looks at aspects of design that can have negative ecological consequences. Students learn about eco-friendly design and the use of life cycle assessments by architects and product designers to ensure that their work has minimal environmental impact. Sustainable design techniques are investigated through case studies of a 'zero energy' home which makes use of spatial and solar-heating innovations, and of a specially insulated tea kettle which demonstrates further innovative solutions to energy consumption problems."--Films Media Group website
How to cope in harsh times( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recession, global financial crisis, credit crunch--however you describe it, there's no doubt that things have been tough on many in the workplace in recent years. In this program, psychologist Eve Ash provides practical strategies for coping during difficult times, the effects of positive and negative thoughts, tips for regaining a sense of control, and how to plan for a positive future. Viewable/printable educational materials are available online
Sustainable food product design( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sustainable product design is the major focus of food producers across the world, as we head towards the limit of the amount of food we can produce with no slowing of our population. In this program we get to meet the producers who are dedicated to providing the best for consumers and the environment both now and in the future. This film takes students on a journey looking at each stage of the design process, identifying some of the key elements that have to be considered when looking at sustainable product design. The program also features examples of completed controlled assessment projects which demonstrate an understanding of a number of sustainability issues"--Container
An Introduction to web site design( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This video gives viewers a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of Web site design--a great first step toward becoming a webmaster or an interactive media designer."--Container
How to Use Microsoft Word 2007( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instruction on using Microsoft Word 2007, from basic formatting to advanced tools
IVF by Thomasina Gibson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at how different countries have navigated this new ethical territory, and investigates the often opposing stances that various religions have towards the practice [of IVF] -- Cover
Hot off the press : inside a daily newspaper( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This video takes viewers behind the scenes at a large daily newspaper, exploring in detail how staff members fulfill their writing, illustration, and assembly duties, and how the paper-based periodical has adapted to high-tech documentation, communication, and delivery methods. News and feature reporters, sub-editors, photographers, and the paper's news editor and print manager all discuss their challenges and responsibilities in detail, shedding light on how newsworthy events are tracked, stories are assigned, fieldwork is accompllished, pages are digitally laid out, and other aspects of journalism"--Container
Individual differences( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are some able to perform tremendous physical tasks, while others cannot? More specifically, why are males able to perform in ways females cannot? This program answers these questions and more by examining and calculating various indicators of physical fitness: percentage body fat, upper body size and strength, VO2 maximum, stroke volume, heart rate, cardiac output, hemoglobin and red blood cell count, and arteriovenous oxygen difference. An ideal anatomical and physiological learning resource for students and teachers of physical education. - Container
Inside cells : cells and their organelles by VIDEO EDUCATION AUSTRALASIA( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using electron microscope images and entertaining graphics, this program walks viewers through the basic components of a cell ..."--Container box
Survey savvy : planning & conducting a successful survey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how to plan and conduct a survey, using the example of two women starting a new business, wanting to find out what their potential high school student customers want
 
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