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Leigh, Richard

Works: 60 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 2,522 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Case studies  Science films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Instructional films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
Classifications: QC174.12, 539.7
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Publications about Richard Leigh
Publications by Richard Leigh
Most widely held works by Richard Leigh
Bohr's model of the atom ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
This program focuses on Niels Bohr, who worked with some of the best physicists of the 20th century to devise his atomic model. Students will gain an understanding of the historical developments in atomic theories up to Bohr, a brief outline of Bohr's life, Bohr's first and second postulates and his influence on contemporary society. Featuring unique animation, plain English and frequent summarising, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the history and the theory of Bohr's Atomic Model
E-commerce in business ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Case studies on using the Internet to capture and exploit new markets. The reporters take viewers on a candid look behind the scenes of three Australian companies, explaining key terms and concepts like web shopfronts, VPNs, B to B communication, website maintenance, and managing growth. Each segment is followed by a summary
Lasers in design technology : a brief history on lasers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Lasers are now widely used in a variety of industries, making it vital that the upcoming generation of designers, engineers, and tradespeople are familiar with their capabilities. This program provides students with a simple explanation of how lasers work and an introduction to some of their many applications in manufacturing, medicine, and science. Along with laser cutters, the video features a demonstration of a CAD/CAM project that utilizes a range of different technologies
Job search in the 21st century by Simon Garner( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Discusses four aspects of a successful job search: using the Internet, networking, online applications, and identifying one's skills
Survey savvy : planning & conducting a successful survey ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how to plan and conduct a survey, using the example of two women starting a new business, wanting to find out what their potential high school student customers want
Lifting the lid : how computers work ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Aided by illustrative graphics, this program looks at the functions of the main components of a PC. It also covers a brief history of the development of the PC's main or mother board over the past 15 years
Batch and continuous processes : food manufacturing case studies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Using a milk company and a café as case studies, this program outlines the differences between two types of food manufacturing systems: batch processing and continuous processing. The video compares and contrasts the aims of both of these systems, along with the labor and equipment, setup costs, and quality of the finished product for each
Commercial printing processes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
This program examines common commercial printing processes in use today, including offset lithographic, digital, screen, and flexographic. Types of binding and finishing that will be used for books, food wrappers, plastics, and other applications are also discussed. In addition, industry experts explain how commercial printers can help clients decide on the best way to present their product by considering choices in paper quality, cost, and printing and finishing methods
Team building in outdoor education programs ( visu )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"Most outdoor adventures throw a group of people together who barely know each other. Suddenly everyone must live together continuously for an extended period of time, make decisions and solve problems. This program is for Outdoor Education leaders and group members. It focuses on how to confront some of these issues before being in the outdoors and emphasises the importance of team building. Real life case studies will increase class interaction between students"--Publisher's website
Fries with that? : the overweight epidemic by Richard Leigh( visu )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Australians, like many Europeans and Americans, are exercising less, eating less healthy food and gaining more and more weight. This program looks at ways to reverse this trend
Tell me : planning and conducting a successful interview by Video Education Australasia( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Discusses several models to follow for conducting and planning a well prepared and successful interview
Recovery from exercise by Richard Leigh( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Shows how the three main energy systems of the body (the ATP-CP, lactic acid, and aerobic systems) carry out physical activity. Examines the effects of exercise on the human body and presents strategies and recovery techniques, including fluid and carbohydrate replenishment, active recovery, and stretching
Gene technology by Video Education Australasia( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Provides an overview of gene technology. Covers techniques such as polymerase chain reactions (PCR) and gel electrophoresis, as well as the theory of DNA sequencing. Also examines practical medical, commercial, and forensic applications and the development of genetically modified organisms (GMO). Focuses on three examples of gene technology--Menkes disease research (health), transgenic pasture grass research (agriculture), and police forensic work
Behavioural interviewing by Richard Leigh( visu )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Explores the method of job interviewing. Interviews are based on previous experiences of the applicant, combined with scenarios and examples that predict future behaviour. Employers can avoid the potentially nebulous strengths and weaknesses questions in order to focus on actual behaviours exhibited and the way an individual adapts to particular situations
Sports injury prevention and assessment by CLASSROOM VIDEO LTD( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
This program provides a comprehensive guide to the issue of sports injury: its prevention where possible and successful treatment when prevention fails. It covers the following areas: prevention of injury including warm-ups, protective equipment, diet and appropriate training regimes, immediate assessment of injures (DR ABC), causes of sports injuries, assessing sports injuries (SALTAPS), treating soft tissue injuries (RICERS) and injury rehabilitation
Out of the blue : strategies to combat teen depression by Jeff Kennett( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Outlines the symptoms and causes of depression, future trends in treatment and where to find help. Daniel Johns, singer of Silver Chair and the Dissociatives discusses his experience with depression, along with young adults from both metro and regional areas. Jeff Kennett, Chairman of Beyondblue and other professionals from the field add informative and supportive commentary
Hospitality : a question of attitude ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Examines the people who live just behind the scenes in every Australian restaurant, hotel and catering venue. They are the people who ensure that all those tourists, diners and party-goers are fed, housed, serviced and catered for. Explores: the difference between service and servility; the need for a positive workplce attitude; effective staff and client communication; building self-confidence and industry awareness
HACCP in action : food safety case studies ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points protocols evolved from a system developed in the 1960s and implemented by NASA. This program explains and demonstrates the HACCP system, which identifies and isolates specific hazards throughout the process of food production in order to ensure consumer safety. The seven HACCP principles that restaurants and food vendors should implement are discussed in depth. Topics include major types of hazards, food handler health and hygiene, cross-contamination, and hygiene issues related to both environmental conditions and food preparation."--Container
Social and ethical issues in IT ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
From international stories of potential 'big-brother' systems to local interviews with musicians distributing their music online, this is a program sure to generate discussion. Key terms such as data mining, freedom of information, watermarking and safety-critical software are introduced throughout. The program concludes with a comprehensive six-point guide to ethical decision-making
Hot tips for classroom management ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
This program takes a holistic approach to classroom management with a mix of preventive strategies and damage control that will enable teachers to retain order so they can more effectively educate their students. Topics range from the concrete--classroom rules, seating plans, rewards, positive class routines, and approaches to starting and concluding lessons--to the more conceptual, covering topics such as the contribution of non-differentiated curricular structures to negative behavior and maintaining a 3-to-1 ratio of positive-to-corrective interactions. An excellent tool for new teachers--and for experienced teachers looking for fresh management strategies
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