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Coast Telecourses (Firm)

Overview
Works: 671 works in 953 publications in 1 language and 4,947 library holdings
Genres: History  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Observations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QH315.3, 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 )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Provides a comprehensive overview of the living world from the simplest single-celled organisim to the vast web of the Earth's ecosystem. Via microvideography, 3-D animations, video field trips inside laboratories, and footage shot around the world, these programs present the processes that energize and the interrelationships that sustain life. Also presents the latest discoveries in the field and examines the scientific method, showing how biology is a process of inquiry
First feelings ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
This program discusses emotional development in infants
Language and communication ( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 121 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
Sensation and perception ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 111 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
The preschooler's mind ( visu )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
This program shows stages of cognitive development of children aged 2 1/2 to 5
Patterns of subsistence food foragers and pastoralists ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 90 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
Teenage mind and body by Harry Ratner( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Describes the rapid changes occuring during adolescence, such as puberty, increasing ability to think abstractly, and passage to adulthood
Patterns of subsistence the food producers ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
This is the second of a two-part examination of various subsistence patterns. Explores the concept of food production and its impact upon the organization of society. Includes concepts of land ownership, specialization of labor, social stratification and the advent of formal government. Illustrates with examples from the Mexican Yucatan Maya, Melanesian agriculturalists and an Afghanistan village
Teenage relationships by Harry Ratner( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Shows the different stages of social and emotional development in adolescence
The Highland Maya a case study in economic anthropology ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 47 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
Time to grow ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
This program discusses the development of language, communication, and thinking skills in the toddler-aged child
Universe the infinite frontier ( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 43 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
First adaptations ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
This program shows the capacity of infants to adapt and be flexible in their environment
The Arts ( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 42 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
Ecosystems and the biosphere ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Organisms are dependent upon interactions with the non-living world. Part one discusses the concept of trophic levels and food webs as a way to study the effects of changes in various habitats. Part two shows how a forest fire actually helps to recycle the nutrients essential for the survival of the overall ecosystem. Part three shows how the biomes of the earth are effected by the long-term climatic patterns. The key lesson is that the biological organisms are usually the smaller players in the larger drama between the land masses and the patterns of weather developing in each biome
Time to grow ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 40 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
The future of humanity ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The industrial revolution and modern economic development have freed Western societies from reliance on intensive agriculture, on which a majority of cultures depend. Unfortunately, new problems, such as overpopulation and massive famine, many forms of pollution, and overcrowding, have also emerged. Several experts offer their speculations about the positive directions of future changes
Child development by Harry Ratner( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Discusses how each child develops differently and the various stages of child development
Immunity ( visu )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Through this presentation, you will learn about the various players in the drama of inflamation, including the supporting role of the lymphatic system. You'll discover the biological rationale for inflamation, its classic signs and symptoms, and how it relates to healthy immune system function. You'll learn abouut the roles of red and white blood cells in immune system function and how they contribute to the inflammatory response. Specific topics covered are HIV virus research and lupus disease research
Social control ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 36 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
 
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