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Works: 421 works in 502 publications in 2 languages and 5,299 library holdings
Genres: History  Classification  Self-instruction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Popular works  Programmed instructional materials  Case studies 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: N5300, 709
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Most widely held works by Annenberg Media
Art of the Western World by Michael Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars
Discovering psychology by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Highlighting major new developments in the field, this updated edition of Discovering Psychology offers high school and college students, and teachers of psychology at all levels an overview of historic and current theories of human behavior. Based on extensive investigation and authoritative scholarship, this introductory course in psychology features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations, current research, documentary footage, and computer animation." -- Back of container
The Africans a triple heritage : a commentary( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A controversial examination of contemporary Africa in terms of its triple heritage: what is indigenous, what was contributed by Islam, and what was acquired from the West
Voices & visions( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and works of 13 renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews in this inspiring series. Illustrative poems in each program are accompanied by insights into their historical and cultural connections. The series covers the terminology of poetry and the larger role of poets in American and world literature studies
The world of abnormal psychology( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"See how people with diagnosed psychological disorders actually behave. Case studies, enriched with commentary from experts, help demystify the biological, psychological, and environmental causes of dysfunctional behavior. The series explores theory and practice in the treatment of the mentally ill, covering multiple approaches."--Container
The world of chemistry( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through the exciting world of chemistry with Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann as your guide. The foundations of chemical structures and their behavior are explored through computer animation, demonstrations, and on-site footage at working industrial and research labs
Earth revealed( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[S]hows the physical and scientific processes that shape our planet. From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, this series offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles."--Container
The power of place geography for the 21st century( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Geography educators and content experts from around the globe look at physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and expert commentary focus to 52 case studies from 36 countries. Each case study reflects the issues of our 21st century world, as viewed from a geographical perspective"--Container
Economics USA( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore economic history, theory, and practice through case studies and interviews with Nobel-prize winning and major economists. The series covering macro, micro, and international economics features Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson, John Kenneth Galbraith, Alice Rivlin, and Ben Bernanke, among others. Major economic events, including the 2008 banking crisis and technology's influence on the economy, connect economic theory to the headlines. The full complement of material includes audio interviews and a coordinated Web site." -- publisher information
Against all odds inside statistics( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series goes on location to help uncover statistical solutions to the puzzles of everyday life. Learn how data collection and manipulation, paired with intelligent judgment and common sense, can lead to more informed decision making
The Western tradition by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two semester telecourse on Western civilization built around the classroom lectures of Eugen Weber, author, historian, and professor at UCLA. Weber's lectures survey developments in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, philosophy, and daily life from ancient Egypt to our own time
Exploring the world of music( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to music with a global perspective, this program shows how elements such as melody, rhythm, and texture can create an infinite variety of sounds and serve as expressions of culture. Includes rare archival footage and contemporary performances
Ethics in America II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New, and yet familiar, hypothetical cases are debated and agonized over by eminent leaders from government, business, science and academia. [The program] follows its predecessor by exploring gripping ethical dilemmas using the time-honored Socratic Dialogue format. The programs can be used with a study guide to help teachers engage their students in the process of ethical reasoning and acquaint them with its traditions through historical essays and other writings. A website with background on the programs and issues is coordinated with the series"--Container
The habitable planet a systems approach to environmental science( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The multimedia course explores the natural functions of Earth's systems: geophysical, atmospheric, oceanic, and ecosystems; Earth's ability to sustain life, especially human life; and the effects that human actions have had on the different natural systems. Components include 13 half-hour video programs featuring two documentary case studies describing current environmental science research, and an extensive Web site providing content, activities, and resources to help educators deepen and extend their understanding of environmental science"--Container label
Ethics in America( Visual )

in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a wide range of ethical positions and allows the viewer to look at his/her own ethical standards
American passages : a literary survey( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16-part instructional series that places American literary movements and authors within the context of history and culture, bringing in a diversity of voices and tracing the continuity among them
The Africans : study guide( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destinos introduction to Spanish : a telecourse by Bill VanPatten( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teaches speaking, listening, and comprehension skills in Spanish. This telenovela, or Spanish soap opera, immerses students in everyday situations with native speakers and introduces the cultures, accents, and dialects of Mexico, Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico"--Container
Growing old in a new age by Anthony Lenzer( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look at various aspects of aging in American society of the latter 20th century. Older people share their views on each subject
A Biography of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This series] presents history not simply as a series of irrefutable facts for you to memorize, but as a living narrative. Prominent historians ... present America's story as something that is best understood from a variety of perspectives. Thought-provoking debates and lectures encourage critical analysis of the forces that have shaped America. First-person narratives, photos, film footage, and documents reveal the human side of American history -- how historical figures affected events, and the impact of these events on citizens' lives."--Www.learner.org
 
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