Insight Media (Firm)
Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
Cross-cultural communication how culture affects communication ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Issues in cross-cultural communication are examined including public behavior, taboos, power, stereotyping, time conceptualization, socialization, direct and indirect communication and high context versus low context cultures.
Nonverbal communication and culture ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
This program examines nonverbal communication in different cultures. It looks at personal space; body language including gestures, inflection, eye contact, smiling and other facial expressions; and posture. It demonstrates how the same gesture can be interpreted in different ways.
Quiet rage the Stanford prison study ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1971, Philip Zimbardo, Craig Haney, and Curtis Banks carried out a psychological experiment to test a simple question: What happens when you put good people in an evil place -- does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph? College student volunteers were pretested and randomly assigned to play the role of prisoner or guard in a simulated prison at Stanford University. This film uses archival footage, flashbacks, post-experiment interviews with the prisoners and guards, and comparisons with real prisons. It documents the study from the surprise arrests of the participants by city police, to the termination of the study after only 6 days. The Stanford Prison Study remains one of the most famous studies conducted in the field of Social Psychology.
Qualitative methods ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
This DVD on qualitative research methods in the social sciences is presented in 4 chapters. After stating that social science research is based on studying others so that we can better understand ourselves, the video shows how researchers can construct a symbolic world to explore individual and collective meanings to determine what motivates human behavior and how individuals relate to each other in their environment. Experts Charlton McIlwain, JoEllen Fisherkeller, Erich Dietrich, and Rodney Benson explain this, as well as how this research is used by the media, advertising corporations and governments in their efforts to influence people and their behavior.
Quantitative methods ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Discusses how social scientists study how and why people do what they do by looking at cause, effect, and mitigating factors that relate to cause and effect. Experts explain how governments, advertising agencies, and social scientists both conduct and use these studies. Includes interviews with Barbara Hummel-Rossi, Charlton McIlwain, Jacqueline Mattis.
Cross cultural communication in diverse settings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Discusses the processes and elements of intercultural communication both verbal and nonverbal.
Everyman a moral play ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the medieval play, in which Everyman, summoned by Death to go on a pilgrimage, entreats all of his friends, Fellowship, Kinship, Goods, Knowledge, Strength and other abstractions, to go with him, but finds that only Good Deeds will accompany him.
Laban for actors the 8 effort actions ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Presentation of a workshop for actors in the use of part of Rudolf von Laban's system to add variety and clarity to their physical work.
Body language cultural differences ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Diversity specialist Norine Dresser outlines differences in behaviors among non-U.S. cultures and introduces multicultural manners. The program covers such topics as greetings, shaking hands, eye contact, smiling, embracing, and kissing; emphasizes that acceptable norms vary among cultures and examines cultural variations in eating customs.
Introduction to critical thinking ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Explores critical thinking. Covers the differences between critical and creative thinking; the characteristics of critical thinkers; the ways in which beliefs affect critical thinking; the use of language to clarify thinking; differences between fact and opinion; cause and effect; perceptions; and the uses of reports, inferences, and judgments in critical thinking--from Insight Media website (www.insight-media.com)
Scenes from The country wife ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Key excerpts from the comedy of manners which paints an unflattering picture of the worldly hypocrites, would-be wits and fools who infested London in the late 17th century.
Social class ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Explores social class in the United States by focusing on two teenage girls from different classes. Shows how social class if reflected in their lifestyles and how they look at the world. Shows their life chances, questioning whether social stratification is inherently discriminatory.
Everyman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
A presentation of the classic 15th-century morality play of the same name.
Research design the survey ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Shows how to design surveys for research. Explains what a survey is, how to design and conduct a survey, and how to analyze and report the results.
The Way of the world ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
A presentation of the 17th century English comedy The way of the world, by William Congreve.
Research ethics ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
This program examines ethical issues in social and natural sciences research and in health research. It covers such topics as plagiarism, crediting and citing sources, falsification of data, the use of human and animal subjects, informed consent, privacy, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest.
Motivation ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Program explains what motivates people and provides dramatic examples.
Critical thinking analyzing problems and decisions ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
"This program shows how to apply the elements of critical thinking to analyze problems and make informed decisions. It covers such topics as inductive versus deductive reasoning; the relevance of arguments; logic, logical analysis, and logical fallacies; decision analysis; and problem solving"--Publisher's website.
Interpreting nonverbal communication ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Includes information on understanding verbal communication, nonverbal patterns and symbols, projecting nonverbal communication, and misinterpreting nonverbal communication.
Research design the experiment ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Explains when experiment-based research is appropriate and teaches the basics of designing and conducting an experiment. It considers pros and cons of this methodology, looks at different experimental methods, and discusses sampling and data collection.
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