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Insight Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,468 works in 6,448 publications in 1 language and 73,330 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Short films  Drama  Film adaptations  Cross-cultural studies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Instructional films 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Publisher
Classifications: BF637.N66, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
Cross-cultural communication : how culture affects communication( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member 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. Demonstrates how the same gesture can be interpreted in different ways
Qualitative methods by Insight Media( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member 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, adverti sing corporations and governments in their efforts to influence people and their behavior
Understanding research( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introducing the basic components of a research study, this program examines the ways in which research studies are reported and teaches how to read and understand them. It outlines the structure of a scientific paper, defines important terms, considers the information that statistics provide about the value of a study, and shows how to evaluate the quality of information presented in a research study."--Publisher's website
Everyman a moral play( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the classic 15th-century morality play of the same name
Quantitative methods( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member 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
Body language cultural differences by Norine Dresser( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member 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 by John Chaffee( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring John Chaffee, 'Introduction to Critical Thinking' shows how to become a critical thinker. It outlines the qualities of critical thinkers, looks at active and independent thinking, and emphasizes the importance of a solid knowledge base and quality communication skills to critical thinking.--Kanopy
Design : understanding the principles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring a professor and students from Parsons School of Design, this program describes how elements of design (color, size, texture, line, and shape) are combined to achieve design principles such as unity, dominance, contrast, and rhythm. Examples from fields such as architecture, fashion, interior design, theater, product design, and printed publications are included
The Stanford prison experiment by Stanford University( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member 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
Scenes from the country wife by William Wycherley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member 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
Research ethics( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines ethical issues in reporting and conducting research. Defines and offers examples of such reporting issues as plagiarism and falsification and fabrication of data. Explores ethical issues in research conduct, including uses of animals and such issues surrounding human research subjects as informed consent, freedom from harm, debriefing, and confidentiality. Also discusses conflicts of interest
Research design the survey( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member 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
Period Movement : restoration( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Judith Chaffee, movement coach and theater professor at Boston University, presents a workshop with students on acting in period plays from the Restoration and Victorian eras. Using scenes from Man of Mode, Mrs. Warren's Profession, and The Importance of Being Earnest, she teaches students how to execute dances of the period; use such props as hats, canes, and daggers; and perform such movements as walking and sitting for each of the periods discussed.-- Insight Media Website
Laban for actors the 8 effort actions by Blake Taylor( Visual )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a workshop on Rudolf van Laban's system for actors focusing on movement
Critical thinking : analyzing problems and decisions by John Chaffee( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member 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
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals Professionalism and self-presentation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This presentation addresses nursing and allied health professionals, and examines elements of professional behavior. The film covers communication with other health professionals, conflict management, and adherence to the chain of command. Also discussed are the value of presenting a professional appearance, the shared roles of all healthcare providers, and the importance of understanding one's professional role
Research design : the experiment( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member 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
Nonverbal communication body language, gesture, and proxemics by Lois Leubitz( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of research and theory on communication through gesture, body posture, intonation, eye contact, and facial expression. Includes interviews with experts on interpersonal distance, the equilibrium theory of eye contact, sex differences in the perception of nonverbal behavior, gestures and expression in photos, and biological programming
Middle Eastern dance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with dancers, and performances and discussion of Middle Eastern dancing, also known as belly, Arabic, or Oriental dancing
 
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