City Colleges of Chicago
Most widely held works about City Colleges of Chicago
Most widely held works by City Colleges of Chicago
Film, the dynamic illusion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Focuses on filmmaking technique, including discussion of camera angle and movement, editing/montage, lighting, music, and sound effects. Clips from several classic films are analyzed.
Drama an imitation of life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of drama from its beginning in tribal dances to the Greek theaters, where drama developed first as a means of honoring gods, to plays as we know them today. Details how drama evolved through the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Elizabethan periods and examines a modern work, Ibsen's A Doll's house.
Infancy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A series of programs covering landmarks of motor development, perception and sensory capabilities, foundations of trust or mistrust and emotions during infancy.
Music emotion and feeling in sound ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Maya Angelou explains the elements of music and sound and explains that what we call music is affected by our cultural heritage and traditions. Selections are performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Patterns of subsistence food foragers and pastoralists ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
This is the first of a two-part examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Basseri of Iran are used to illustrate the patterns and relationships.
Culture change ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces.
Middle childhood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
A series of programs covering child development from 6 to 10 years. Details the physical changes, personality development and components of the sense of industry, discipline, socializing and school curricula and teachers.
Humanities through the arts ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
This series of programs about the arts has 30 lessons on film, art, architecture, sculpture, literature, drama and music, and stresses the realationship between the arts and human emotions.
Literature the synthesis of poetry ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Focuses on how the elements of a poem are fused to create a form that conveys meaning. Emphasizes the role of rhythm, imagery, repetition and rhyme in poetry and touches on the use of metaphor and symbolism. Maya Angelou reads a number of her own poems as well as poems by Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, and Matthew Arnold.
Twentieth century legacy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of the American film industry ca. 1890-1920, focusing on film as an art form. The pioneering work of Porter and Griffith is examined.
Architecture, from earth to sky ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Architecture is examined in relation to its usefulness, construction and aesthetic pleasure over the centuries.
Alienated man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Lavine discusses Marx's philosophy of man's economic alienation as presented in the Paris Manuscripts of 1844 and The German ideology. Program concludes with a brief biographical sketch of Friedrich Engels, Marx's collaborator.
Literature the story beyond ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
This program examines the basic elements of fiction through a detailed analysis of one short story: "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson. Maya Angelou discusses how the author developed the plot and used atmosphere and characterization to convey her intentions.
Shadow and substance ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Lavine briefly outlines Plato's political philosophy. She then discusses how it was developed by exploring his theory of knowledge and his metaphysics. She concludes by summing up his political philosophy as the absolute rule by the well bred few who have the best knowledge.
The Conflict of classes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Lavine discusses Marx's theory of historical materialism. Program includes Marx's concepts of the economic foundations of society, ideology, and the dialectic of historical change, and his views on the historical development of economic relations between the classes.
Significant areas of development ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A series of programs detailing the distinctions between work and play, general aspects of language, theories and major influences on sex role development and components of the moral code.
The Developing child Central Piedmont Community College, City Colleges of Chicago, Lane Community College, Metropolitan Community Colleges, Kansas City, Mo., Coast Community College District ( Visual )
in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This series studies growth and development from conception through adolescence.
Adolescence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A series of programs detailing the physical-motor development in adolescence; also, defines the relationship with parents: ambivalence, interaction, and influence.
The three-part man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Lavine discusses Plato's philosophy of moral behavior. Presentation includes views of morality by Plato's contemporaries, Plato's tripartite theory of the self, and a comparison of this theory with Freud's concept of the id, ego and superego. political system.
The Aymara a case study in social stratification ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The economic and social stratification of heterogeneous Northern Bolivia is the subject. Particular attention is given to the relationships between the Spanish-speaking Mestizos and the subordinate Aymara Indians.
!Kung (African people)--Social life and customs Alienation (Philosophy) Angelou, Maya Architecture and society Art appreciation Arts--Study and teaching (Higher) Baseri tribe--Social life and customs Child development Child psychology Children--Growth City Colleges of Chicago Civilization Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) Criticism, interpretation, etc. Culture Discipline Documentary films Drama Dukkehjem (Ibsen, Henrik) Emotions Eskimos--Social life and customs Ethnology Films for the hearing impaired History Hunting and gathering societies Illinois--Chicago Infant psychology Infants--Development Knowledge, Theory of Literature Marx, Karl,--1818-1883 Mbuti (African people)--Social life and customs Motion pictures Motion pictures--Art direction Motion pictures--Editing Motion pictures--Production and direction Multiculturalism Music appreciation Nuer (African people)--Social life and customs Philosophers Philosophy Philosophy, Modern Plato Social change Socialization Sociology, Rural Technology Theater Traditional farming--Economic aspects United States
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