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Coast Telecourses (Firm)

Overview
Works: 597 works in 1,098 publications in 1 language and 3,560 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Drama  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Educational television programs  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 143 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 )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
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 )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
This program discusses emotional development in infants
Sensation and perception ; Learning by Philip G Zimbardo( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Illustrates how information about the world is gathered by sensory receptors and transmitted and interpreted by the brain. Considers visual, chemical, and tactile receptors, and examines how the brain transforms these sensations into perceptions
Language and communication ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 77 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
Universe : the infinite frontier ( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 75 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
Teenage mind and body by Harry Ratner( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Describes the rapid changes occuring during adolescence, such as puberty, increasing ability to think abstractly, and passage to adulthood
The preschooler's mind ( visu )
8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
This program shows stages of cognitive development of children aged 2 1/2 to 5
The Highland Maya : a case study in economic anthropology ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The complex interweaving of economics and religion known as the "cargo" system, which is found among the Highland Maya of Mexico and Guatemala, is examined in this program
First adaptations ( visu )
7 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
Preschool social development ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 36 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
Memory : fabric of the mind by Lois McMaster Bujold( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Psychologists discuss how gender stereotypes develop, the effects of gender differences on relationships, and how gender roles are changing
Time to grow ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 32 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
Teenage relationships by Harry Ratner( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Shows the different stages of social and emotional development in adolescence
Social control ( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
In this program we are introduced to some diverse forms of systems designed to maintain order within a society. The internal controls which are sufficient for small and uniform groups are replaced by more formal and external systems in Western culture, established by law and enforced by police
Economic anthropology by Insight Media (Firm)( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In various economies, contrasting economic values and practices are shown: Some store wealth, others destroy or give it away, but individual labor is always important. Also important is understanding the total integration between economic practices and the values and practices of the larger culture
The arts ( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Some form of artistic expression exists in all cultures. This program presents the many kinds of art and the variety of functions served by the arts; the fulfillment of the need for individual creative expression, the expression of people's conceptions of the unknown or spiritual world, and an expression of cultural values and ideas
Religion and magic ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Shows how peoples of all known cultures since the beginning of man have sought to find and understand the reality of life, be in harmony with it, and give meaning to it. Defines religion and magic and shows a wide variety of religious practices. Describes the roles of gods and goddesses, the worship of ancestral spirits, animism, religious practioners and various rituals and ceremonies. Analyses the function of religion
How cultures are studied ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The nature and difficulties encountered in anthropological field work are explored. Napolean Chagnon is both writer and guide to his 1970's field work among the Yanomamo Indians of Venezuela illustrating his understanding of cultural relativism and his employment of participant observation
Time to grow ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
This series looks into the world of the growing, developing child. The 26 half-hour programs cover all aspects of children's physical, cognitive, and psychosocial growth and development from birth through adolescence. It includes the most recent theoretical and applied perspectives about effective ways to care for and work with children
 
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