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University of Mid-America

Overview
Works: 266 works in 429 publications in 1 language and 1,395 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Documentary films  Instructional films  Historical films  Biography  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: LC6251 .G75 1980, 378.15540973
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Most widely held works by University of Mid-America
Future directions for open learning : a report based on an invitational conference on open learning programs by Ronald Gross( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listening for understanding( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the importance of effective communication and shows how the problems are created by misunderstanding
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the evolution of Japan's traditional culture and the history of the pre-modern era preceding the western contacts of the 1850s. Utilizes studio production and location footage by the University of Mid-America supplemented by archival footage supplied principally by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
The Performing arts( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. I. Takushi and Little discuss how the Japanese have kept the ancient forms of performing arts, dating from the 8th century alive to today. Demonstrations of Gagaku music and Kabuki. Pt. II. Discussion of Japanese music, both native and Western, as well as current and traditional plays and a look at the Japanese motion picture industry
Management( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a drama about an advertising account executive to show the need for managers to listen to employees in an empathetic, nonjudgmental manner. Alternate endings reveal different outcomes to problems depending on whether the supervisor was listening in a constructive management
Early Japan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the three earliest of Japan's prehistoric periods: the Jomon, the Yayoi, and the Kofun. Reviews important developments of the Heian Period (794 to 1184 A.D.): the control of the Fujiwara family in the imperial court, the spread of Buddhism, and the development of a system of writing
The Meiji transformation( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses drawings, period films, and sound effects in chronicling the reign of Meiji, Emperor of Japan
The Religious experience( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the question of what it means to be religious in Japanese society. Identifies three major needs that religion seems to meet for the Japanese, and then discusses the special religious ceremonies and practices the Japanese have developed to serve these needs. Discusses the major religions of Japan: Shintoism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Christianity
Japan the living tradition( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
The Feudal experience( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the political, cultural, social and economic developments in feudal Japan. Focuses on the Kamakura, Ashikaga and Tokugawa periods
Revere the emperor, expel the barbarian( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers modern Japanese history from the first contacts with the West in the 1500's, tracing the emergence of the nation from isolation to its present day position as a leading economic power
Forum 76 : a modern Chautauqua ; conference proceedings ... Lincoln, Nebraska, June 15-17, 1976 by National Conference on Open Learning and Nontraditional Study( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, the changing tradition( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers modern Japanese history from the first contacts with the West in the 1500's, tracing the emergence of the nation from isolation to its present day position as a leading economic power
The Cross and the gun( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the writings of foreign observers, native paintings, and artifacts in focusing on 16th-century Japan
Literature( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the literature of pre-modern Japan, the Tokugawa period, and the modern period. Explores the development of poetry and prose forms, the effect of seclusion on Japanese writers, and the changes which took place when the country was once again open to the world
Rich country, strong military( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ways in which Japan effected the transition from a feudal state to a major world power during the reign of the Meiji emperor in the last half of the 19th century. Period of development of Japan into a strong, modernized nation based on European models
Men of action( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the political and social change that took place in Japan, most particularly Tokyo, during the first three decades of the 20th century
Democracy, with a difference( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the primary institutions of the Japanese government fit into the Japanese cultural tradition and how they affect the people who work within them
Rebirth of a nation( Visual )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the political, economic and social changes that created a new Japanese society from the rubble of war
Literature( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the literature of pre-modern Japan. It follows the historical development of poetry and prose forms and includes readings from some of the important works. Covers 300 years of Japanese literature
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityState University of Nebraska

UMA

UMA (University of Mid-America)

Languages
English (112)