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Cambridge Educational (Firm)

Works: 1,998 works in 3,696 publications in 1 language and 98,856 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Instructional films  Juvenile works  Charts, diagrams, etc 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 028.7
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Publications about Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Publications by Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Most widely held works about Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Most widely held works by Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Steroids : big muscles, bigger problems ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
This video examines the use and abuse of anabolic steroids and GHB, a synthetic steroid-like substance and date-rape drug. Former NFL player Charles Hunt and a pharmacist, a police officer, an addiction counselor, a trainer, a swim coach, a recovering abuser, and others explore the history and biological effects of steroids, using case studies and personal experience to probe anabolic steroid abuse and the drug's many side effects. Some of these side effects include impotence, liver tumors, renal failure, and "roid rage," which can lead to violence and even suicide
The Bill of Rights : living document ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Brief animations introduce key issues. Civics experts explore the complexity of individual rights versus the "common good" in discussions about hate speech, school newspapers, random drug testing, gun control, and terrorism. Historical segments explain Colonial Militias, the Intolerable Acts, freedom of worship, the rights of accused persons, and the origins of the idea of individual rights. Argues that the Bill of Rights is a vital living document and that all citizens share the responsibility to understand, protect, and uphold it. With on-screen class discussion questions
Common mistakes people make in interviews ( visu )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer through the job interview process and gives advice about how to avoid common mistakes made by job seekers
Strategies for the interviewer ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
This program goes beyond the standard interview practices to help the interviewer determine what assets the potential employee possesses that fit the company's needs. Learn about laws that affect the interview process and discover how to "read between the lines" to get past the standard wall of answers given by applicants. The secrets of effective power interviewing are uncovered. Interviewers learn what types of questions to ask to uncover the true work habits of the interviewee and how he or she will react in various work situations. Discover the benefits of using the telephone to conduct screening interviews and identify ways to learn the most about the applicant before the first face-to-face meeting. The program also discusses using features of the Internet for pre-screening purposes and to get a feel for the applicant's knowledge and familiarity with advancing technologies. An important preparation tool for anyone involved in the interview process on the employerâ€TMs side of the desk
Narcotics ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Strictly speaking, the term?narcotic? refers to opium, opium derivatives, and their synthetic substitutes. This video delves into the history of narcotics such as heroin, opium, codeine, and morphine; the effects of narcotics on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward narcotics. In addition, the video considers legalization and regulatory issues involving narcotics, as well as physical and psychological addiction to these potent drugs
Information literacy : the perils of online research ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Explains how to conduct solid online research by collecting information in an organized, efficient, and ethical way. Provides guidance on a range of research activities, including evaluating the credibility of Web content, documenting online sources, and paraphrasing. Emphasizes the consequences of plagiarism and shaky facts
Professional image ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Being well dressed is only one part of presenting a good workplace image. What if you've done your best to maintain fast-track skills and are then asked to perform a menial task? This program guides viewers through a breakdown of just what constitutes career-appropriate demeanor. With an emphasis on having a good attitude, the video discusses handling mistakes, determining dress codes, staying abreast of industry trends, workspace appearance, and even kitchen etiquette. A list of specific - and learnable - leadership qualities is provided, while a group of young professionals recounts anecdotes of workplace successes and mistakes throughout
Alcohol ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Alcohol isn?t a drug.??A cup of coffee will sober me up.??I?m always a safe driver, even after a couple of beers.? These statements are only a few of the myths this video skewers as it explores the history of alcohol, including its use as a medicine; the effects of alcohol on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward alcohol and trends such as binge drinking. The video also examines the prevalence of alcohol in American culture and discusses alcoholism?how to identify it and how to treat it
Date rape : a violation of trust ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Examines the myths and facts of date or acquaintance rape
Understanding prejudice : gripes and common ground by Cambridge Educational( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Discusses the nature and dynamics of prejudice and how to cope with its consequences
Finding a job ( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
This program discusses the many ways a person can find job openings trhough a wide variety of job search methods - online job boards, want ads, state and private employment services, networking, informational interviews, the Yellow Pages, and more
Crossing the line : sexual harassment and how to confront it ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
The only way to remove sexual harassment from school and work is to get educated about the problem and learn ways to deal with it. this informative video (an update of an earlier program, Sexual Harassment, crossing the line) explains different kinds of sexual harassment, defines the factors motivating harassers, and provides specific techniques for dealing with the problem. Viewers will see what steps to take if anyone harasses them or if they witness the harassment of others, including keeping a journal, employing the "broken record" technique, speaking with supervisors, sending memos, using grievance procedures, and filing formal complaints
Energy and resources ( visu )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
As the Earth's fossil fuel reserves decline, what forms of energy will come next? After discussing the formation, uses, and consequences of burning coal, oil, and natural gas, this video explores the development of alternative resources that may someday completely replace them: nuclear power, solar energy, biomass, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, and wind power. Benefits, costs, and environmental impacts are considered
Smokeless tobacco : wad of trouble ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Many teens begin using smokeless tobacco with the assumption that "dipping" or chewing is a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. In reality, one can of smokeless tobacco may contain as much nicotine as three packs of cigarettes. This eye-opening program provides viewers with the facts concerning the social and medical ramifications of using smokeless tobacco and presents techniques for quitting this potentially deadly habit. Doctors and dentists look at how nicotine is readily absorbed through the lining in the mouth, while an interview with a woman who lost a brother to oral cancer provides viewers with a firsthand look at the devastating consequences of continued use. Also includes interviews with teenage users explaining how and why they began using smokeless tobacco, and victims' accounts of their medical problems. Graphic photos show various stages of cancerous lesions and users whose faces have been grossly disfigured from surgery to remove diseased areas
Genetics and evolution ( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
What does genetic diversity mean, and what is its relationship to evolution? This menu-driven DVD answers that intriguing question as it summarizes the theory of natural selection and describes the process of trait inheritance. Advances stemming from the Human Genome Project--an ever-deepening understanding of life on Earth, improvements in disease detection and treatment, and applications of genomics to agriculture, the environment, and forensic science--are also discussed
CyberSafety ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
What harm could come from sitting leisurely at the computer, chatting with online pals? Unfortunately, many young people who spend hours in chat rooms or post sensitive information on the Internet have little or no idea of the risks involved. This program warns students about how vulnerable they are whenever they venture into the cyber realm - even when they think they're among "friends". Explaining how to take precautions in chat rooms, on social networking sites, and anywhere that predators lurk, the program strongly advises against physically meeting any online acquaintance and emphasizes that parents or guardians must be involved in such meetings. Commentary from experts and questions from peers reinforce the notion of an irreversible virtual footprint - a trail that all Internet users leave which can be used against them
Radiation therapy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Although diagnostic radiologic fields are good at detecting cancer, radiation therapy can actually help stop it. In this program, filmed at La Grange Memorial Hospital's Treatment Pavilion, five radiation experts demonstrate how a radiation therapy team works as they treat a young man with abdominal cancer. By watching the oncologist, clinical physicist, dosimetrist, and radiation therapists develop a comprehensive treatment plan, students will gain an understanding of the knowledge and skills required to work in this field
Skeletal system : the infrastructure ( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
This program explores the skeletal system, with an emphasis on its importance in providing structure and support for the body. Topics include how the skeletal and muscular systems work together to enable movement; the relationship between joints and bones; connective tissue; functions of the skeletal system, including support, protection, movement, storage, and blood cell production; and types of bones and joints
Inhalants : deadly high ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
This video presents a summary of this class of drugs and then details its constituent parts: solvents and aerosols, nitrites, and nitrous oxide. A doctor of pharmacology, an addiction specialist, police officers, a historian, recovering addicts, and others delve into the history and biological effects of these drugs. Together, they share case studies and personal experiences to address the use, abuse, and hazards of inhalants, including brain, liver, and kidney damage, as well as sudden sniffing death syndrome
It's the Law ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
The laws of the criminal justice system are framed first and foremost by the United States Constitution, the document that gives and limits our governments powers, limits those powers, and ensures our rights to life, liberty, and property. The criminal justice system has two functions: protect the public safety and maintain the public confidence. In this program, lawyers, prosecutors, and judges explain probable cause, the differences between misdemeanors, felonies, the various degrees of crimes, and the elements of a crime. Investigation procedures in the gathering of evidence and statements are discussed. Legal experts and police officers discuss arrest procedures, and clearly illustrate such concepts as 5th Amendment rights, Miranda warnings, the "stop and frisk" rule, search warrants, and the "knock and announce" rule
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