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Coast Telecourses (Firm)

Overview
Works: 593 works in 1,052 publications in 1 language and 4,083 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Educational television programs  History  Documentary television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Nonfiction films  Science films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 305.231
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Coast Telecourses (Firm)
Patterns of subsistence : food foragers and pastoralists( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Baseri of Iran are used to illustrate patterns and relationships
First feelings( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses emotional development in infants
Sensation and perception ; Learning by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates how information about the world is gathered by sensory receptors and transmitted and interpreted by the brain. Considers visual, chemical, and tactile receptors, and examines how the brain transforms these sensations into perceptions
Language and communication( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations. Discusses the structure of language and its relationship to thought, as well as the significance of body language. Examines dialect, looking at certain Afro-American dialects. Using the example of the Nuer, whose language includes 400 words related to cattle, discusses whether thought reflects or influences culture
Universe : the infinite frontier( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory series featuring leading practitioners, theoreticians and academics in the fields of astronomy, planetary science and astrophysics who described and explain celestial objects and event, giving the history and evolution of thought and ideas about the universe. Includes recent images from NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratories, Earth-based telescopes, space observatories and the Hubble Space Telescope. Also features scientifically accurate 3-dimensional animation and computer graphics to illustrate complex concepts
Teenage mind and body by Harry Ratner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the rapid changes occuring during adolescence, such as puberty, increasing ability to think abstractly, and passage to adulthood
Cycles of life : exploring biology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comprehensive overview of the living world from the simplest single-celled organisim to the vast web of the Earth's ecosystem. Via microvideography, 3-D animations, video field trips inside laboratories, and footage shot around the world, these programs present the processes that energize and the interrelationships that sustain life. Also presents the latest discoveries in the field and examines the scientific method, showing how biology is a process of inquiry
Cycles of life exploring biology( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of the living world from the simplest single-celled organism to the vast web of the Earth's ecosystem. These programs present the processes that energize and the interrelationships that sustain life
The preschooler's mind( Visual )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program shows stages of cognitive development of children aged 2 1/2 to 5
Preschool social development( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses developments such as emergence of a sense of morality, need for approval, gender identity, emotional regulation. Importance of adequate attachment experiences is stressed
Teenage relationships by Harry Ratner( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the different stages of social and emotional development in adolescence
First adaptations( Visual )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program shows the capacity of infants to adapt and be flexible in their environment
The Highland Maya : a case study in economic anthropology( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complex interweaving of economics and religion known as the "cargo" system, which is found among the Highland Maya of Mexico and Guatemala, is examined in this program
Time to grow( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the development of language, communication, and thinking skills in the toddler-aged child
Social control( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program we are introduced to some diverse forms of systems designed to maintain order within a society. The internal controls which are sufficient for small and uniform groups are replaced by more formal and external systems in Western culture, established by law and enforced by police
The arts( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some form of artistic expression exists in all cultures. This program presents the many kinds of art and the variety of functions served by the arts; the fulfillment of the need for individual creative expression, the expression of people's conceptions of the unknown or spiritual world, and an expression of cultural values and ideas
Religion and magic( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how peoples of all known cultures since the beginning of man have sought to find and understand the reality of life, be in harmony with it, and give meaning to it. Defines religion and magic and shows a wide variety of religious practices. Describes the roles of gods and goddesses, the worship of ancestral spirits, animism, religious practioners and various rituals and ceremonies. Analyses the function of religion
Circulation : what an autopsy reveals by Walter Geissbühler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This module will introduce you to all the facets of blood and how it flows through the human body. It discusses the heart and the blood vessels. It discusses blood pressure and heart attacks
Faces of culture( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features dramatic and unique film footage from around the world, embracing cultures from all continents, highlighting major lifestyles, and illustrating human adaptation from the beginnings of the human species to the present
Future of humanity : (a dialogue) by J Krishnamurti( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The industrial revolution and modern economic development have freed Western societies from reliance on intensive agriculture, on which a majority of cultures depend. Unfortunately, new problems, such as overpopulation and massive famine, many forms of pollution, and overcrowding, have also emerged. Several experts offer their speculations about the positive directions of future changes
 
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