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Hillel, John

Overview
Works: 41 works in 67 publications in 1 language and 276 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Interviews  Travelogues (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1997, 919.441
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Hillel
Out of sight out of mind : indigenous people's health in Australia( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program examines the current state of Indigenous psychological and physical health in Australia. Some relevant reports are cited and their findings discussed. The reasons for the breakdown of health in Indigenous communities are considered and the relationship between such issues as poverty and dispossession and health are discussed. The program summarises some of the findings of the "Bringing them Home" report and the recommendations contained therein relating to Indigenous health are cited as a way forward."--VEA website
In Brands we trust( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a range of familiar examples, this program explores branding, what is positive and negative about it; what it does for people; why people follow brands; the insecurities and psychological needs brands tap into; and how branding may be impacting on society. A number of experts and industry representatives give an insight into how brands work
The world's water crisis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at the world's dwindling fresh water supply. Stresses the need to conserve water. Features case studies including a plan to pipe irrigation water and a water-saving housing development in Melbourne. Also offers hints on how to conserve water around the home. Suggested audience: secondary
Make things that move by John Hillel( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for making a variety of things that move, including a spinner, cross boomerang, flip book, stick puppet and rocket. Suggested level: primary
Eating off a sunburnt land : towards an Australian native food industry( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at current developments in the cultivation and marketing of Australian native food plants, their gathering, their culinary uses and the main types of plants grown commercially. The likely future for the industry is also considered, including current barriers to its growth and development
Living with fire : bushfires and land management in Australia( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at some of the issues surrounding the use of fire for land management and how humans and nature can interact to minimise fire's destructive power
Smoking, justice and the law : Rolah McCabe v. British American Tobacco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In October 2001, cancer victim Rolah McCabe sued the British American Tobacco corporation for damages. This program examines issues raised by the ensuing court case
The killing games( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent school shootings in America and elsewhere have focussed attention on a possible link between violent video games and violent behaviour. Killing Games takes a global view, but with a particular focus on America and school shootings that have taken place there. Via a series of interviews with psychologists, game designers, activists and others from around the world, juxtaposed with game examples, it explores the arguments for and against video games as a cause of violence. Examples of school shootings in America and Germany are discussed, including the psychology of the perpetrators and their apparent obsession with 'first person shooter' types of games
Massaging the message : truth, the media and you( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many people regard the media, whether it is the internet, television or another meduim, as a 'window on the world', but reality is very different. This program examines the way that media manipulates its own versions of the 'truth'. It also demonstrates the need to be critically alert when using the media, arguing that there may be many versions of the 'truth' and that media consumers need to be wary of accepting any one of them
Drive safe with your mob( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer pressure is a frequent cause of unsafe behaviour, especially on the road. In this program we follow a group of Aboriginal footballers as they return from a football game. An accident happens and various safety matters that should have been addressed are examined
To eat or not to eat : the GM food debate made simple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some of the arguments for and against genetically modified food
Split lives by John Hillel( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simply living : DVD] : towards a sustainable future for our planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the arguments for and against sustainable development. What is being done at a global and local level about exploring a sustainable future? Do we have to learn to live more simply so that the rest of the world can simply live?
Simply living : towards a sustainable future for our planet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the arguments for and against sustainable development. What is being done at a global and local level about exploring a sustainable future? Do we have to learn to live more simply so that the rest of the world can simply live?
What to do about whales?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hour long documentary juxtaposes the grace and splendour of these giant marine mammals with the often-brutal politics of nations who are deciding how best to utilise whales to suit their own needs. Contrasting the stories of four dynamic characters the film crosses the globe to the shores of Iceland, New Zealand, Japan and the United States, getting into the hearts and minds of those involved with whales to tell their stories
Time frenzy : keeping up with tomorrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Time Frenzy examines the social and ethical ramifications of our increasingly fast-paced lives. One of the ironies of the new technology is that it was supposed to save us time and improve the quality of life, yet it is actually creating more frenzied and draining lifestyles. To many workers, regardless of their occupation, the 40 hour work week has become a fantasy. In addition, excessive hours spent commuting coupled with family responsibilities means a significant proportion of the workforce is stressed and unhappy."--Container
Land degradation in Queensland( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at various examples of soil degradation in eastern Australia. Examples of degradation, including various types of water and wind erosion, salination, invasion and soil compaction are shown with actual examples of each forms. The causes of each type of degradation are discussed together with ways the problem can be controlled or avoided
Moving on : separation, divorce and families by Ruth Webber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video presents three stepfamilies with two episodes about each family. Opportunity and stimulus for discussion is provided by studying the way that each of the families deals with the complexities of stepfamily life
Creating a logo : a process for designers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using the VEA logo as a real-life example, the process of conceptualising, designing and producing a logo is examined. Designers give their insight into developing a logo. Taken from the client arriving at the office with a design brief, through research and the creative processes leading to the presentation of a first draft and concluding with the production and launch of the logo. This program is a great way for students to learn the processes involved in designing a logo and to understand prospective clients' expectations."--Container
Sydney by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Walking around the city of Sydney it is quite hard to imagine a time when it didn't exist. In this program we look beyond the bricks and bitumen of modern Sydney to the earliest days of white settlement. This is a fascinating and engaging look at Australian history and settlement, bringing to life the major players and events that shaped Australia's first city." VEA website, viewed 20th May, 2011
 
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English (45)