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Art of the Western world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 554 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
Art of the Western world by Michael Wood( Visual )

in English and held by 286 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
Voices & visions( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College course in American poetry presents the lives and poetry of 13 major poets
The world of abnormal psychology by Inc Alvin H. Perlmutter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 202 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
Different kinds of smart : multiple intelligences( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways"--Producer
The Africans : a triple heritage : a commentary by Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 155 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 chemistry by Nava Ben-Zvi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 141 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
The power of place : geography for the 21st century( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 134 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
Earth revealed by James Sadd( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 133 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
American cinema by New York Center for Visual History( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores film history and American culture through the eyes of over 150 Hollywood insiders, including Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, and Michael Eisner. In-depth treatments present film as a powerful economic force, potent twentieth-century art form, and viable career option"--
The Western tradition by Eugene Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 121 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 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to music with a global perspective, this series 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
The Africans : a triple heritage : a commentary( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Take a journey to 16 African countries to examine major influences on this complex continent: indigenous heritage, Western culture, and the Islamic religion. This series explores in depth Africa's geography, history, cultures, and religions. Discover the rich diversity of Africa and confront the problems that have resulted from different forms of government"--Container
Ethics in America II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 93 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
Economics U$A( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 89 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( Visual )

in English and held by 85 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 82 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 habitable planet : a systems approach to environmental science( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 80 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
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