WorldCat Identities

Akuginow, Erna

Overview
Works: 67 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 1,331 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Director
Classifications: HQ769, 305.23
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Erna Akuginow
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of 12 families on 5 continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical, and cultural. Includes documentary sequences, provocative historic films, and vivid clinical illustrations with on-screen commentary by experts
Among equals ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the importance of peer relationships in middle childhood development. Children are seen working out moral dilemmas and social relationships and developing strong self identity. Participation in youth groups and team sports become rehearsals for life
In the land of the giants ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children
Life's lessons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education
Love's labors ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings
Great expectations ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the major themes of the Childhood series is introduced and explored - the mutual influence and importance of both "nature" and nurture," the ongoing interaction of time, place and biology
House of tomorrow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Louder than words ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Earth the operators' manual ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Is the planet due for an oil change? Why are fossil fuels unsustainable? Can renewable energy power the planet? These and many other questions are answered in "Earth: The Operator's Manual." This accurate, understandable and upbeat report on the interconnected stories of humans, fossil fuels, earth's climate history and our future energy options will leave you amazed at the beauty and bounty of the planet, inspired by human ingenuity, and optimistic about the future" -- Container
Earth, the operators' manual ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Using compelling stories that showcase the many ways in which great nations and smaller communities are finding sustainable solutions that provide for people and protect the Earth, Power the Planet asks an urgent question: Is America making the right decisions for its own energy future? This second program in the Earth: the operators' manual series is an eye-opening look at some of the world's most important energy decisions, and a provocative assessment of what it takes to build a sustainable energy infrastructure. The planet offers lots of choices: what we do with them is up to us."--Container
Earth, the operators' manual ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Instead of waiting for Washington these folks are rolling up their sleeves and meeting the challenges head on. In the process, they're becoming energy efficient, saving a buck, protecting the environment, and securing the future for our kids and our country. This third program in the Earth: The operators' manual series is not about a red or blue America, but about the power of people who want to move beyond political labels, debates and paralysis to build a more productive, prosperous and sustainable future."--Container
Childhood ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education
Childhood ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the importance of peer relationships in middle childhood development. Children are seen working out moral dilemmas and social relationships and developing strong self identity. Participation in youth groups and team sports become rehearsals for life
Worlds of childhood ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Live from Antarctica : teacher's guide ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Creation of the universe a science special by Timothy Ferris ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains theories relating to the creation and evolution of the universe including Einstein's theory of relativity, the Steady State and Big Bang theories. The program makes use of spectacular special effects, animation, computer graphics and interviews with internationally renowned physicists
Worlds of childhood. Evolution, environment, and growth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines prenatal and neonatal states that facilitate the survival of an infant. Explores human genetics principles, prenatal care, and risk factors as viewers observe families in Brazil, Russia, and the United States prepare for birth and go through delivery. Also discusses physical, motor, brain, and nervous system development from birth through the onset of puberty
Worlds of childhood. Concepts, memories and categories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the capacity of children to learn symbols as a first step to acquiring language. Illustrates through observations of a deaf family whoconverse in American Sign Language, and visits to a family with a child learning to speak how language facilitates self-awareness and builds a child's understanding of the world. Also examines the cognitive changes occurring in children between 5 and 7 years, reviews research on conceptual and memory development, logical reasoning, and problem-solving. Viewers see Japanese child take on new family responsibilities, Russian children join the Young Pioneers, and Brazilian children participate in the rituals of their church
Rivalry and interdependence in sibling relationships ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A detailed examination of sibling relationships show siblings as allies, rivals, and as caregivers"--Catalog
Childhood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
 
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Languages
English (45)