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Marcom Projects

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Works: 2,439 works in 3,435 publications in 1 language and 9,037 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Case studies  Instructional films  Short films 
Classifications: PN1997, 613.2
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Most widely held works about Marcom Projects
 
Most widely held works by Marcom Projects
Educating Peter by Thomas C Goodwin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Peter Gwasdauskis, a child with Down syndrome, was mainstreamed into a public school, he had a lot to learn about dealing with differences--and so did his classmates. Filmed over the course of the third-grade school year, this 1992 Academy Award-winning documentary vividly captures Peter's achievements and frustrations as he makes a place for himself among his peers -- Container notes
Merrepen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Merrepen palm tree is one of many plants that provide a life source for the people of the Daly River region in the top end of the Northern Territory. A group of women from the Nauiya community on the Daly River take us into their country to gather the precious Merrepen leaves and berries. With great humour and vitality, they show us how Merrepen leaves are stripped and made into fibre, and how these fibres are dyed into bright colours using the berries, bark, flowers and roots of the Merrepen, the Pandanus and other plants. The dyed fibres are then intricately hand-woven into versatile dilly bags, baskets and mats. Many of the women work together doing their elaborate dying and weaving at the Merrepen Arts Centre in the Nauiya community, and discuss the influence of the missions on their handcrafts. This beautifully photographed documentary includes striking landscapes of the Daly River area, and is narrated by Marrfurra, a young woman from the Nauiya community. Marrfurra looks into the future of Indigenous arts and culture in the area: "There are not enough elders left. Thats why we are painting our stories and making things. Thats why I work with the old people. They teach me and my sisters, aunties and cousins about our culture and traditions."
Gender and communication by Mandy Morrison( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment someone declares, "It's a boy!" or "It's a girl!" the biological make up of that child isn't the only thing established - a process of gendering begins and continues throughout that person's life. One aspect of that process is how we learn to communicate. Based on the premise that males and females learn different ways to relate, this program investigates how communication styles fall onto a continuum of what society deems as masculine and feminine and what it means to deviate from the norm
Crook hat and camphoo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crook Hat and Camphoo are Alyawarra elders, from central Australia, who are concerned about the survival of traditional skills and culture. As Crook Hat says at the beginning of this outstanding film: "We are telling the old people's way. It's not just our way. We are trying to teach others what we have learnt." In this film, Crook Hat and Camphoo pass on knowledge and skills relating to the making of spears and spear-throwers (woomeras). The two elders go into the bush to find suitable tree branches for making spears and spear-heads, and use fire to straighten the branches. After peeling the bark and smoothing the wood, they use sinew from a kangaroo and tree resin to fasten the spear-head to the spear. Other wood is used for the spear-thrower or woomera, and again they use plant resin to make a comfortable grip for the hunter. As they make their spears and woomeras, Crook Hat and Camphoo reflect on the ingenuity of the old ways, and remember being taught by their fathers. Their need to pass on their knowledge is deeply felt and affects everything they do. This short film is a moving and eloquent reflection on the transfer of knowledge from elders to a new generation of Aboriginal people and to a wider world. --Kanopy
Making the monster special makeup effects( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal for Special effects artists & makeup enthusiasts. From the original Jack Pierce Tribute, this short production features a step-by-step demonstration featuring the makeup and application in creating the Frankenstein Monster. Learn the techniques of the special effects artists and visual effects techniques from Kevin Haney, one of the industries finest
Language and literacy development( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadle Primary School in Swansea is a pilot school for the new Foundation Phase. This programme looks at how they are encouraging language and literacy in their reception classes. Teachers Wendy Taylor and Lynette Erasmus are doing lots of activities to encourage speaking and listening. Under the FP, children only begin writing when they are developmentally ready to do so. In the programme, Welsh Minister for Education Jane Davidson explains the aims of the Foundation Phase and why she feels it's important for Wales to have a new early years curriculum. A key aspect to the Foundation Phase is lower adult to pupil ratios. It is now 1-8 in nursery and reception and 1-15 in Years 1 and 2. The teachers discuss how support staff are now more involved with the childrens learning
I'm normal, you're weird : understanding other cultures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the differences between the world's cultures and how different interpretations of same or similar actions or reactions can affect abilities of people to interact successfully
Cycles in living things( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Video footage illustrates how living things change throughout their lives. The life cycles of plants, insects, and frogs are the focus of this ... program. Concepts and terminology: life cycle, stage, seedling, adult, reproduction, metamorphis and larva"--Container
Nutrition by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living creatures need food in order to survive. Plants differ from animals in that they get most of their energy directly from the sun through photosynthesis. This video examines the structures and characteristics of various kinds of foods such as water, carbohydrates, fats, protein, minerals and vitamins. Also examines the phases and characteristics of digestion
Healthy eating habits( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stresses the fundamental skills needed to plan, select, and prepare foods that make up a healthy diet
Music & movement in early learning( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When young children hear music, their natural inclincation is to move their bodies in response to it. Research has shown that this movement, like the music itself, is an integral factor in the brain's and the body's healthy development. Music is an invaluable learning tool by itself, but its impact is vastly enhanced when it is joined with movement. [This program] explains what research has shown us about the importance of combining movement with music in early learning environments and shows experienced teachers using them effectively."--Container
Cultures : similarities and differences( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explains how all cultures have different methods of expressing ideas and emotions through language and various forms of creative arts. We see how government structures, technology and religion have an important impact and a different impact on people
Blue eyed by Bertram Verhaag( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intensely unsettling look at ex-schoolteacher Jane Elliott's workshops opposing prejudice, ignorance and racism, in which she selects all the blue eyed people and has the others discriminate against them arbitrarily, to make them understand how blacks feel
Human Body Series( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[P1]. "This video explores the characteristics of the skeletal and muscular systems, discusses the different types of muscles and joints in the human body, and gives examples of how we use them everyday. Other terminology includes: tissue, periosteum, compact bone, marrow, calcium, cartilage, immovable joints, spongy bone, vertebrae, muscle fibers, skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and involuntary muscle."--[P2]. "This program discusses the importance of monitoring the cardiovascular system and explains the process of respiration in the body. Animations demonstrate how the organs in the heart work to pump blood throughout the body. Other terminology includes: blood vessel, artery, pulse, vein, aorta, septum, atrium, ventricle, capillaries, pulmonary circulation, systemic circulation, coronary circulation, blood pressure, sphygmomanometer, plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, platelet, lungs, and alveoli."-- [P3] "Graphic demonstrations explain the processes of digestion and excretion. The categories of nutrients are summarized using examples of the foods we eat. Other terminology includes: proteins, amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamins, stomach, mechanical digestion, chemical digestion, ingestion, esophagus, peristalsis, small and large intestines, nephrons and kidneys." -- [P4] "Students will learn the three main types of neurons and how they travel through the body's nerve network. Diagrams explain how information is received using our sensory organs and then processed by the central and peripheral nervous systems. Other terminology includes: stimuli, response, nerve impulse, sensory neuron, motor neuron, interneuron, effector, synapse, senses, hormone, adrenal glands and adrenaline."--Container
Integrating media into the classroom : practice and case studies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the multimedia learning environment! In this video, middle school, high school, and college media specialists and instructors invite viewers into the classroom to see for themselves how colleagues are tapping into the power of media to improve teaching and enhance learning. Drawing on their direct experience, they offer practical advice, tips, and examples to show how to use media to support instructional strategies, develop ideas on teaching, and engage students. Program segments include "Why Use Media," "Choosing Media," "Preparing Media for the Classroom," "During and After," and "Case Studies"--Footage of real educators who are really putting theory into practice
The hypothalamus and pituitary : the master complex( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aquaints viewers with how the pituitary and hypothalamus work together to control many body functions. Highlights the homeostatic feedback mechanism involved with regulating water balance in the body. Examines the use of growth hormone in humans and other populations
Copy rites by Banduk Marika( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the importance of art to Aboriginal culture, and the effect the misuse of their artwork for commerce has on their communities. It discusses the problems with western copyright law when applied to Aboriginal art and the Aboriginal concept of ownership
The story of fashion by Eila Hershon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second in "The Story of Fashion" series examines the relationship between style and history, and fashion and its social context from the early 20th century onwards. It looks at the influence of individual designers including Coco Chanel and Jean Patou, analyzing their different approaches, and the wide range of sources fashion has to draw from, such as art styles and photography, as well as the rise of the celebrity role model and the model-as-celebrity. The film discusses the creation of not just a style but of a whole range of associated products, from perfume to jewellery, which is crucial to the success of a fashion house. The tradition of high-class men's tailoring is also examined
Preschoolers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows, mainly in preschool class settings, the importance of a variety of activities for children to choose from, while still having some limits set by adults
 
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