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Coast Telecourses (Firm)

Overview
Works: 553 works in 1,039 publications in 1 language and 4,273 library holdings
Genres: Educational television programs  History  Case studies  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Nonfiction films  Science films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: HF5415, 570
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Publications about Coast Telecourses (Firm)
Publications by Coast Telecourses (Firm)
Most widely held works by Coast Telecourses (Firm)
Cycles of life exploring biology ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Provides a comprehensive overview of the living world, from the simplest single-cell organisms to the vast web of Earth's ecosystem. Includes the latest discoveries in the field and examines the scientific method, showing how biology is a process of inquiry
Patterns of subsistence food foragers and pastoralists ( visu )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
This is the first of a two-part examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Basseri of Iran are used to illustrate the patterns and relationships
First feelings ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
This program discusses emotional development in infants
Marketing ( visu )
31 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
This segment from a telecourse explains how setting price is based on two factors: totaling product cost, expenses, and desired profit and consumer attitudes. By looking at a variety of companies and products, viewers learn about different ways in which prices are set and on what basis they are adjusted
Language and communication ( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations. Discusses the structure of language and its relationship to thought, as well as the significance of body language. Examines dialect, looking at certain Afro-American dialects. Using the example of the Nuer, whose language includes 400 words related to cattle, discusses whether thought reflects or influences culture
Universe the infinite frontier ( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Introductory series featuring leading practitioners, theoreticians and academics in the fields of astronomy, planetary science and astrophysics who described and explain celestial objects and event, giving the history and evolution of thought and ideas about the universe. Includes recent images from NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratories, Earth-based telescopes, space observatories and the Hubble Space Telescope. Also features scientifically accurate 3-dimensional animation and computer graphics to illustrate complex concepts
The preschooler's mind ( visu )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
This program shows stages of cognitive development of children aged 2 1/2 to 5
Sensation and perception ; Learning by Philip G Zimbardo( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Explains how human beings construct reality from the raw material provided by the senses, and how the brain interprets and organizes this material into meaningful patterns. Analyzes the influence of expectations and emotional states on perception, and explores the biological and psychological factors in the perception and inhibition of pain
Teenage mind and body by Harry Ratner( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Focuses on cognitive and physical development in adolescence, probes the differences between teenagers' abilities and interests and parents' expectations
College success skills all you really need to know ( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Designed to assist the college student prepare for college reading
Macroevolution ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
You will go on a journey through time to witness the birth of our planet and life as we know it. Paleontologists discuss their use of fossils and other techniques to bring the macroevolutionary puzzle together. Also covered are ways in which scientists reconstuct those events leading to the formation of amino acids and the first unicellular organisms
Preschool social development ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Discusses developments such as emergence of a sense of morality, need for approval, gender identity, emotional regulation. Importance of adequate attachment experiences is stressed
Culture change ( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Through the contrast of a traditional British cricket match and a Trobriand match, the modifications made by the Trobirand Islanders which pertain to their culture are highlighted. The means whereby the Islanders have replaced their traditional practice of tribal warfare with the political and economic competition of the game illustrates the process of syncretism
Kinship and descent ( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Although kinship and descent are not particularly significant organizing principles in the United States, our culture does incorporate kinship and descent considerations in some ways
Ecosystems and the biosphere ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Discusses the basic parts and concepts of an ecosystem, including the role of the food chain and how organisms collect and cycle nutrients. also explores the earth's atmosphere and how it aids in the creation of the different biospheres of the planet
Time to grow ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
This program discusses the development of language, communications, and thinking skills in the toddler-aged child. Ideas and terms; such as, mental dance, "motherese," crib talk, old parts-new machine, sequencing tasks, etc., are introduced and explained
The Highland Maya a case study in economic anthropology ( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Explores the complex interweaving of economics and religion known as the "cargo" system, which is found among the Highland Maya of Mexico and Guatemala
Teenage relationships by Harry Ratner( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Shows the different stages of social and emotional development in adolescence
First adaptations ( visu )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
This program shows the capacity of infants to adapt and be flexible in their environment
Faces of culture ( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations. Discusses the structure of language and its relationship to thought, as well as the significance of body language. Examines dialect, looking at certain Afro-American dialects. Using the example of the Nuer, whose language includes 400 words related to cattle, discusses whether thought reflects or influences culture
 
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