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Insight Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 4,788 works in 6,463 publications in 2 languages and 74,539 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Short films  Cross-cultural studies  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Filmed performances  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Publisher
Classifications: HV6089, 303.482
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Publications about Insight Media (Firm)
Publications by Insight Media (Firm)
Most widely held works by Insight Media (Firm)
Cross-cultural communication : how culture affects communication ( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Issues in cross-cultural communication are examined including public behavior, taboos, power, stereotyping, time conceptualization, socialization, direct and indirect communication and high context versus low context cultures
Nonverbal communication and culture ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
This program examines nonverbal communication in different cultures. It looks at personal space; body language including gestures, inflection, eye contact, smiling and other facial expressions; and posture. It demonstrates how the same gesture can be interpreted in different ways
Everyman : a moral play ( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
A presentation of the classic 15th-century morality play of the same name
Qualitative methods by Insight Media( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
This DVD on qualitative research methods in the social sciences is presented in 4 chapters. After stating that social science research is based on studying others so that we can better understand ourselves, the video shows how researchers can construct a symbolic world to explore individual and collective meanings to determine what motivates human behavior and how individuals relate to each other in their environment. Experts Charlton McIlwain, JoEllen Fisherkeller, Erich Dietrich, and Rodney Benson explain this, as well as how this research is used by the media, adverti sing corporations and governments in their efforts to influence people and their behavior
Understanding research ( visu )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
"Introducing the basic components of a research study, this program examines the ways in which research studies are reported and teaches how to read and understand them. It outlines the structure of a scientific paper, defines important terms, considers the information that statistics provide about the value of a study, and shows how to evaluate the quality of information presented in a research study"--Publisher's website
Quantitative methods ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Discusses how social scientists study how and why people do what they do by looking at cause, effect, and mitigating factors that relate to cause and effect. Experts explain how governments, advertising agencies, and social scientists both conduct and use these studies. Includes interviews with Barbara Hummel-Rossi, Charlton McIlwain, Jacqueline Mattis
Body language : cultural differences by Norine Dresser( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Diversity specialist Norine Dresser outlines differences in behaviors among non-U.S. cultures and introduces multicultural manners. The program covers such topics as greetings, shaking hands, eye contact, smiling, embracing, and kissing; emphasizes that acceptable norms vary among cultures and examines cultural variations in eating customs
Introduction to critical thinking by John Chaffee( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Explores critical thinking. Covers the differences between critical and creative thinking; the characteristics of critical thinkers; the ways in which beliefs affect critical thinking; the use of language to clarify thinking; differences between fact and opinion; cause and effect; perceptions; and the uses of reports, inferences, and judgments in critical thinking--from Insight Media website (www.insight-media.com)
The spirit of dance ( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
This program profiles the Boston Dance Alliance and the Dance Complex, two organizations that offer resources for the dance community in Boston. It looks at classes and includes performances of Nicola Hawkins' Jane's Dream and Richelle Dupont's In Monet's Garden
Scenes from the country wife by William Wycherley( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Key excerpts from the comedy of manners which paints an unflattering picture of the worldly hypocrites, would-be wits and fools who infested London in the late 17th century
Period Movement : restoration ( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
In this program, Judith Chaffee, movement coach and theater professor at Boston University, presents a workshop with students on acting in period plays from the Restoration and Victorian eras. Using scenes from Man of Mode, Mrs. Warren's Profession, and The Importance of Being Earnest, she teaches students how to execute dances of the period; use such props as hats, canes, and daggers; and perform such movements as walking and sitting for each of the periods discussed.-- Insight Media Website
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1971, Philip Zimbardo, Craig Haney, and Curtis Banks carried out a psychological experiment to test a simple question: What happens when you put good people in an evil place -- does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph? College student volunteers were pretested and randomly assigned to play the role of prisoner or guard in a simulated prison at Stanford University. This film uses archival footage, flashbacks, post-experiment interviews with the prisoners and guards, and comparisons with real prisons. It documents the study from the surprise arrests of the participants by city police, to the termination of the study after only 6 days. The Stanford Prison Study remains one of the most famous studies conducted in the field of Social Psychology
Research ethics ( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Examines ethical issues in reporting and conducting research. Defines and offers examples of such reporting issues as plagiarism and falsification and fabrication of data. Explores ethical issues in research conduct, including uses of animals and such issues surrounding human research subjects as informed consent, freedom from harm, debriefing, and confidentiality. Also discusses conflicts of interest
Research design : the survey ( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Shows how to design surveys for research. Explains what a survey is, how to design and conduct a survey, and how to analyze and report the results
Nursing and allied healthcare professionals : Professionalism and self-presentation ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
This presentation addresses nursing and allied health professionals, and examines elements of professional behavior. The film covers communication with other health professionals, conflict management, and adherence to the chain of command. Also discussed are the value of presenting a professional appearance, the shared roles of all healthcare providers, and the importance of understanding one's professional role
Critical thinking : analyzing problems and decisions by John Chaffee( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
"This program shows how to apply the elements of critical thinking to analyze problems and make informed decisions. It covers such topics as inductive versus deductive reasoning; the relevance of arguments; logic, logical analysis, and logical fallacies; decision analysis; and problem solving"--Publisher's website
Laban for actors : the 8 effort actions ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Presents a workshop on Rudolf van Laban's system for actors focusing on movement
Research design : the experiment ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Explains when experiment-based research is appropriate and teaches the basics of designing and conducting an experiment. It considers pros and cons of this methodology, looks at different experimental methods, and discusses sampling and data collection
History of nursing II : the development of a profession ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 243 libraries worldwide
"This DVD examines the evolution of nursing care into a profession. It considers the roles of nursing innovators and educators, the establishment of nursing schools, regulation and licensure, and modern issues in nursing"--Publisher's website
The sociolinguistics of language by Mary Morgan( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
In a lecture, Dr. Mary Morgan introduces areas comprising the sociolinguistics of language: language variation, ethnography of communication, language in social context, language change, and speech act theory. Identifies the people who do the studies, linguists, anthropologists and sociologists, by their point of view. Briefly demonstrates methods used in studying different languages
 
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