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Annenberg Media

Works: 355 works in 394 publications in 2 languages and 4,818 library holdings
Genres: History  Classification  Self-instruction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Popular works  Case studies 
Classifications: DT14, 709
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Most widely held works by Annenberg Media
Art of the Western world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 734 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 )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Updated edition highlights major new developments in the field, offering an overview of classic and current theories of human behavior. Leading researchers, practitioners, and theorists probe the mysteries of the mind and body. Based on extensive investigation and superior scholarship, this introductory course in psychology features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations, current research, documentary footage, and computer animation
The Africans a triple heritage : a commentary by Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 308 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
The world of abnormal psychology ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 181 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
Voices & visions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 176 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 chemistry ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 132 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. A video instructional series for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 26 half-hour video programs and coordinated books
Earth revealed ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 126 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 )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 125 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 environements. Maps, animation, and expert commentary focus on 52 case studies from 36 countries. Each case study reflects the issues of our 21st century world, as viewed from a geographical perspective."--Container
Against all odds inside statistics ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 114 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 105 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 103 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
The habitable planet a systems approach to environmental science ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 89 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
Economics USA ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 88 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
Ethics in America II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 80 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
Ethics in America ( Visual )
in English and held by 74 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 72 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 reader ( Book )
1 edition 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 59 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 54 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 world of art works in progress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Each program in this art appreciation series is devoted to a contemporary artist who takes one or more works of art from start to finish. Listening to the artists and observing their working process provides insight into the artworks themselves. The series emphasizes effective visual communication, problem solving, and critical thinking as large, often collaborative projects are seen through to completion. Produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting in association with Oregon State University. 1997."--Container
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