skip to content

Agency for Instructional Technology

Overview
Works: 1,365 works in 1,740 publications in 1 language and 12,465 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films 
Classifications: LB1028.3, 371.3078
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Agency for Instructional Technology
Publications by Agency for Instructional Technology
Most widely held works by Agency for Instructional Technology
Technos quarterly for education & technology ( file )
in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Intelligence, creativity, and thinking styles ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
How do multiple intelligences and different thinking styles relate to traditional IQ scores? What role should teacher creativity and the family play in shaping student intelligence? In this interview questions about the IQ-based "single trait notion of intelligence" are discussed. Additional subject include the application and implementation of the triarchic theory of intelligence, and the implications of school reform on the future of public education
Respecting diversity in the classroom ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A professional development program designed to help educators address the issue of multicultural education, with strategies to help develop multicultural curricula as well as help integrate multicultural education into an existing curriculum
Managing the disruptive classroom strategies for educators ( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A workshop designed for teachers at all levels of instruction. Presents Robert E. Wubbolding teaching the classroom management techniques developed by William Glasser, president of the Institute for Reality Therapy in Los Angeles, California
Classroom discipline by Richard L Curwin( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Richard Curwin and Allen Mendler discuss classroom discipline, pointing out that children whose psychological and emotional needs are not met at school are very likely to become discipline problems
China food for a billion plus ( Computer File )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Despite its huge population and expanding industrial economy, most of China's inhabitants are farmers. This program journeys to Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Beijing, exploring the relationship between Chinese agriculture and the urban centers of the country. Featuring visits to large-scale and family-operated farms, a walk along the Great Wall, and an interview with the U.S. embassy's agricultural attache, the program illuminates China's efforts to improve crop yields, food distribution, and environmental conditions
Singapore industrialization and migration ( Computer File )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
A hub of trade for centuries, Singapore is now an economic powerhouse. This program explores factors that have enabled Singapore to thrive, including its location, its high-tech labor force, and its wide variety of cultural groups and nationalities. Interviews with the deputy manager of the nation's port, conversations with citizens from a spectrum of ethnic backgrounds, and colorful displays of traditional Malay dance and dress reflect Singapore's balance of indigenous and immigrant influences
Russia rebuilding a nation ( Computer File )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Although rich in oil, gas, lumber, and many other natural resources, Russia is experiencing difficulty building a free-market economy. From the heart of Moscow and nearby areas, this program investigates major challenges that Russian companies face following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Interviews with resource managers and business leaders-along with spectacular views of the Kremlin, Red Square, and historic churches-shed light on the growing pains of a seemingly young nation
Learning essential skills ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Working together, administrators, principals, and teachers can give priority to the essential skills children must develop in order to succeed. This program presents the value of a no-nonsense approach to teaching. By maximizing learning time, by structuring curriculums so that mastery of academic content is required to proceed, and by quickly providing extra assistance for students having difficulty, the processes of both teaching and learning can be greatly enhanced
United Arab Emirates oil and water resources ( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
The UAE's oil is plentiful and readily consumed by an energy-thirsty world; meanwhile, the nation struggles with its own thirst for water. This program documents the history of the wealthy Arab nation and how it deals with water scarcity and an abundance of petroleum. Detailed discussions of the oil drilling and seawater desalinization processes, conversations with young UAE citizens, and a stroll through a souk, or public market, vividly illustrate cultural and economic aspects of this Persian Gulf country
India population and resources ( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Dramatic changes over the past 20 years have created a tech-savvy Indian middle class. This program details the economic strength of the "new" India, its ongoing problems of unemployment and poverty, and how these issues are linked to overpopulation. Outlining the country's 5,000-year history, the video focuses on the southern city of Bangalore, also known as the Silicon Valley of India, and the daily influx of rural job-seekers it faces. Conversations with women in prominent high-tech positions emphasize changing attitudes toward gender roles
Kenya national identity and unity ( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
From the Great Rift Valley to the shores of the Indian Ocean, Kenya contains extraordinary diversity in culture, landscape, and wildlife. This program surveys the history of the country, its difficult transition out of colonial rule, and its wide variety of ethnic groups and languages. Visits to a Nairobi high school, a Masai village, and two wildlife conservation areas underscore the challenges modern Kenya faces in economic progress and environmental protection
Costa Rica ecotourism and economic development ( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Home to more biodiversity than either Europe or North America, Costa Rica has shown the world how to benefit from the environment without destroying it. This program treks across the Central American nation with a spotlight on ecotourism and how it fits into Costa Rica's overall economy. Visits to a banana farm, a coffee plantation, the Monteverde Cloud Forest, and the Tortugero National Park demonstrate a healthy give-and-take relationship between human society and the land
A nation of immigrants the Chinese-American experience ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Discusses immigration to the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries, with particular emphasis on movement to the western region by immigrants from China
Classroom discipline ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A common error made by new teachers is attempting to impose authority on a classroom rather than encouraging students to manage themselves. In this program, acclaimed presenter Dr. Richard Curwin and noted educator and school psychologist Dr. Allen Mendler argue that students can develop internal controls and self-responsibility when teachers alter their traditionally adversarial classroom role. Drs. Curwin and Mendler are also cofounders of Discipline Associates and coauthors of Discipline with Dignity, Taking Charge in the Classroom, and The Discipline Book: A Complete Guide to School and Classroom Management
Multiple intelligences other styles of learning ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Historically, student progress has been gauged by success in subjects that tap the verbal/linguistic and logical/mathematical talents of students, inevitably leading to the disenfranchisement of learners weak in these areas. In this program, David Lazear, author of Seven Ways of Knowing and Seven Ways of Teaching and founder of New Dimensions of Learning, contends that educators must ensure the success of all students by teaching for the five nontraditional intelligences as well: visual/spatial, musical/rhythmic, body/kinesthetic, intrapersonal, and interpersonal
The Progressive era ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
During the presidencies of Teddy Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson, America was witness to so many political, corporate, and social reforms that the period came to be known as the Progressive Era. This program provides an excellent overview of the times, underscoring the importance of women's suffrage, the Square Deal, the temperance movement, and other signal initiatives. In addition, many of the era's movers and shakers are spotlighted, including Upton Sinclair, Eugene Debs, Jane Addams, Jacob Riis, Ida Tarbell, and "Battling Bob" LaFollette. Correlates to standards from the National Council for the Social Studies
Performance assessment moving beyond the standardized test ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
In an age of multicultural classrooms and new understandings about multiple intelligences, what role should standardized tests play? And what direction should performance assessment take in tomorrow's schools? In this timeless program, Dr. Art Costa-Professor Emeritus at California State University, Former President of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and a leading proponent of the explicit teaching of thinking-addresses the urgent need to create viable alternatives to standardized tests that can measure creativity, problem-solving, and cooperation
The Roaring twenties ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Best known for its flappers, gangsters, and jazz, the Roaring Twenties was also an era of social tensions and political change. This program is a time capsule of a boisterous era that began with a surge of hope and ended on the verge of the Great Depression. Topics include the presidencies of Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge, the post-World War I "return to normalcy," the economic boom and the affordable Model T, the Red Scare, Garveyism, the Scopes trial, Prohibition, and the unique pop culture of the decade. Correlates to standards from the National Council for the Social Studies
Multiple intelligences other styles of learning ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
David Lazear, director and founder of New Dimensions in Learning, contends that educators must ensure the success of all students by teaching for the five nontraditional intelligences as well: visual/spatial, musical/rhythmic, body/kinesthetic intrapersonal, and interpersonal
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names

controlled identity Agency for Instructional Television

AIT
AIT Abkuerzung
AIT (Agency for Instructional Technology)
Languages
English (62)
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.