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United Learning (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,192 works in 1,532 publications in 2 languages and 10,637 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational television programs  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Folklore  Documentary films  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: GN451, 297
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Publications about United Learning (Firm)
Publications by United Learning (Firm)
Most widely held works by United Learning (Firm)
How beliefs and values define a culture ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Helps the student learn how to study and analyze any culture
A comparison of religious thought ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
This program features interviews with seventeen different individuals representing the five major world religions. Among the topics addressed are the search for a spiritual path; the foundations of faith; life after death; religious experience; original sin/good vs. evil; the spirit in daily life; belief in one God. The interviews include both members of the clergy and laypersons. Location footage from around the world is included to illustrate the subjects covered. Compares the ways fundamental religious concepts are viewed by different religions
Abusive relationships crossing the line ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A dramatization about a teenage relationship that descends into abuse. The story revolves around two high school students, Paul and Gina. When Gina realizes that their relationship is not healthy, she musters the courage to turn to her family and friends for support as she ends the relationship
Blended families (yours, mine, and ours) ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Host Dick Van Patten addresses the special problems that are unique to a stepfamily household and presents tips on how to avoid the common pitfalls that many stepfamilies experience
The nitrogen cycle ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Explains the nitrogen cycle and outlines the way in which nitrogen atoms are recycled so that they can be used over and over again. This program also acquaints students with some of the ways in which humans interfere with the natural nitrogen cycle and what some of the consequences are. Includes a 10 question video quiz following the program
Australia dreamtime ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
"The legends, ceremonies, songs, dances, sacred beliefs, and aspects of everyday life of Australia's indigenous Aboriginal Anangu and Tiwi tribes are explored. These native people see the landscape as a living embodiment of the myths and stories of their creation - an age of legendary heroes call the 'dreamtime.'"--Teacher's guide, p. 2
How to prepare a science fair project ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Describes the various portions of a science fair project and how to prepare them correctly
Parenting children with special needs ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Provides a comprehensive overview beginning with the initial diagnosis of a potential problem through the child entering primary school and receiving educational support. Includes the psychological stages most parents experience, the importance of early intervention, tips on communicating with other important caregivers and professionals, and a general overview of federal laws that impact families of children with disabilities
The Carbon cycle ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Discusses the natural processes of the carbon cycle, including photosynthesis, respiration, decomposition, weathering, and burning
Food chains and webs ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
This vocabulary-rich video explores the riparian (river) ecosystem of the White River in the Green Mountains of Vermont
Hinduism an ancient path in the modern world ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Overview of the Hindu religion, its principles and beliefs as well as its influence on the world. Focuses on Hinduism in India from the time of Gandhi to the present. Covers Brahamans and ascetics, gurus, the Hindu temple, the holy city of Varanesi, various Hindu deities, personal worship, the sacred cow, the Hindu diet, music and chanting, the caste system, the Muslim invasion, Hindu conflicts with Islam, and offshoots of Hinduism, including Buddhism
The party's over a civil trial to recover for injuries caused by a drunk driver, and you're on the jury ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Examines the ramifications of auto accidents caused by drunk drivers using a Civil Trial to Recover for Injuries Caused by a Drunk Driver. The programs makes the audience aware that drunk driving not only results in criminal sanctions but may have severe civil consequences as well
Native American folktales ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
This program has four tales from four different tribes. Turkey Girl, comes from the Pueblo culture of the Southwest. It shows the importance of trust in Pueblo culture -- The boy who loved bears helps viewers understand the significance of bears in Pawnee culture, and recognize the deep bond between Native Americans and nature -- Pelican girl, comes from the Miwok people of the Pacific coast. It was a cautionary tale that encouraged children to obey tribal rules -- Storytelling Stone, comes from the Seneca people of the northeastern woodland area. It explains how stories first came to humans
Child management by Bill R Wagonseller( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Assists parents in becoming more competent in managing problems at home and school, by offering techniques that reinforce appropriate behavior and modify inappropriate behavior
Alternatives to violence ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
This 2 part program on conflict resolution, negotiation, and mediation helps educators teach students the concepts and skills they need to resolve conflicts productively rather than destructively
Buddhism the middle way of compassion ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
This program, shot on location in India, Nepal, Thailand and Japan, explores the history, development, art, and influence of Buddhism in the world
Mixtures and solutions ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
This video closely examines the two classes of matter, mixtures and solutions, by using examples from our everyday world, local industry, and the natural environment around us. Uses key terminology such as mixture, heterogeneous mixture, homogeneous mixture, colloid, suspension, solution, solute, solvent, soluble, insoluble, solubility, saturated solution, and alloy. Also includes a video quiz
Parents' views of living with a child with disabilities ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Contains interviews with parents of exceptional children and how their lives have changed as a result
Islam the faith and the people by Oliver Henry( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"Islam is the world's fastest growing and perhaps most misunderstood religion. This program gives an overview of the religion, its foundations, and also its past and present influences on the world."
How geography defines a culture ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Discusses the importance of geography and natural conditions in studying the culture of an area
 
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