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Annenberg Media

Works: 406 works in 469 publications in 2 languages and 5,154 library holdings
Genres: History  Classification  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Self-instruction  Popular works  Programmed instruction  Case studies 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: DT14, 960
Publication Timeline
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 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. The series can be used to introduce students to the Western canon, or as review material for teachers
Discovering psychology by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 345 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 -- Container
The Africans a triple heritage : a commentary ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 292 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 )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 195 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 )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 186 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 power of place geography for the 21st century ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 128 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
The world of chemistry ( Visual )
in English and held by 127 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 )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 127 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
Economics U$A ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the fundamentals of economic history, theory, and practice, including microeconomics and macroeconomics, through interview with Nobel Prize-winning economists. The series features Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson, John Kenneth Galbraith, Walter Heller, and others. In each program, case studies of major exonomic events show how economic theory relates to the real world. Made for college and high school classrooms and adult learners
Against all odds inside statistics ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 121 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 113 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 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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, and themes such as music and the environment, music as cultural memory, and how technology changes music
Ethics in America II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 81 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 label
The habitable planet a systems approach to environmental science ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 81 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 79 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 )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 78 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 : a triple heritage by Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Companion volume to the PBS series. Provides an examination of modern Africa and the three major influences which have shaped it: indigenous traditions, Western culture, and Islamic culture
Destinos introduction to Spanish : a telecourse by Bill VanPatten( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 61 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
These programs 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 53 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."
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