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Insight Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,776 works in 6,174 publications in 1 language and 69,583 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Interviews  Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Case studies  Art  Methods 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Publisher
Classifications: HV6089, 303.482
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Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
Cross-cultural communication how culture affects communication ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 704 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 )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 609 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. It demonstrates how the same gesture can be interpreted in different ways
Everyman a moral play ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of the classic 15th-century morality play of the same name
Qualitative methods ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 481 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, advertising corporations and governments in their efforts to influence people and their behavior
Quantitative methods ( Visual )
2 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
Quiet rage the Stanford prison study ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes a prison simulation experiment conducted in 1971 at Stanford University with students in the roles of prisoners and guards
Body language cultural differences by Norine Dresser ( Visual )
3 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 346 WorldCat member 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)
Laban for actors the 8 effort actions ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a workshop on Rudolf van Laban's system for actors focusing on movement
Research ethics ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member 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
The spirit of dance ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussion of the Boston Ballet's production of The sleeping beauty, staged by Anna Marie Holmes.Parts of the discussion refer to Holmes's first staging of the ballet for the company in 1993. Holmes summarizes her own experience in the role of Princess Aurora, gives a synopsis of the ballet, and describes how her staging differs from Petipa's original. Philip Jordan and Amy Persky Gross describe the company's purchase and refurbishing of the scenery, costumes and wigs designed by David Walker for the Royal Ballet's 1977 production. Video excerpts recorded on location depict the Boston Ballet's costume shop ; its wig room (with Paula Kelly as guide), scenes of dancers in studio rehearsals, and performance footage
Research design the survey ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 288 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
Critical thinking analyzing problems and decisions by John Chaffee ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 280 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
Research design the experiment ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 252 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
Understanding research ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 241 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
Gender and communication by Mandy Morrison ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussing communication differences between males and females, this program analyzes the differences among male-male communication interactions, male-female interactions, and female-female interactions
Cross cultural communication in diverse settings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the processes and elements of intercultural communication both verbal and nonverbal
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals Professionalism and self-presentation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 226 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
How to read and understand a research study ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 225 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
Interpreting nonverbal communication ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes information on understanding verbal communication, nonverbal patterns and symbols, projecting nonverbal communication, and misinterpreting nonverbal communication
 
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English (89)