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Coast Telecourses (Firm)

Overview
Works: 577 works in 1,053 publications in 1 language and 3,983 library holdings
Genres: Educational television programs  Educational films  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Cross-cultural studies  Nonfiction films  Science films  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QH315.3, 305.231
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Publications about Coast Telecourses (Firm)
Publications by Coast Telecourses (Firm)
Most widely held works by Coast Telecourses (Firm)
Patterns of subsistence : food foragers and pastoralists ( visu )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Baseri of Iran are used to illustrate patterns and relationships
First feelings ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
This program discusses emotional development in infants
Language and communication ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Examines the relationship between language and culture. Topics include: language structure and acquisition, non-verbal communication, social/historical factors in dialect development (Black English); role in cultural renaissance (Kwakiutl Indians), as a shaper of worldview (Hopi Indians), and reflector of socio-economic conditions (Nuer people of Sudan)
The preschooler's mind ( visu )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
This program shows stages of cognitive development of children aged 2 1/2 to 5
Teenage mind and body by Harry Ratner( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Describes the rapid changes occuring during adolescence, such as puberty, increasing ability to think abstractly, and passage to adulthood
Sensation and perception ; Learning by Philip G Zimbardo( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 67 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
Cycles of life : exploring biology ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 67 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
Universe : the infinite frontier ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 62 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
Preschool social development ( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 48 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
Macroevolution ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 46 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
First adaptations ( visu )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
This program shows the capacity of infants to adapt and be flexible in their environment
Cycles of life : exploring biology ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Provides an overview of the living world from the simplest single-celled organism to the vast web of the Earth's ecosystem. These programs present the processes that energize and the interrelationships that sustain life
The Highland Maya : a case study in economic anthropology ( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 38 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
Teenage relationships by Harry Ratner( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Shows the different stages of social and emotional development in adolescence
Time to grow ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
This program discusses the development of language, communication, and thinking skills in the toddler-aged child
The Photographic vision ( visu )
7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
A segment from a television course in photography. Guests Ed Earle and Nathan Lyons trace the historical development of photography as a means of documentation and emphasize the importance of photographic records in fields such as science, industry, and law. Photographers Robbert Flick and David Scharf discuss their work
Gender and relationships by Coastline Community College( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Explains how psychologists use various standardized definitions of normality to identify disorders such as depression and anxiety
Immunity ( visu )
8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 34 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
Kinship and descent ( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Defines kindred and looks at its role in hunting-gathering cultures
Social control ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 31 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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