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Cambridge Educational (Firm)

Works: 1,608 works in 4,267 publications in 2 languages and 109,211 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Short films  Instructional films  Popular works 
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)
Narcotics by Harold Gluck( visu )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
This video presents a profile of narcotics as a class of drugs and then spotlights opium, codeine, morphine, and heroin. Expert commentary is provided by a pharmacist, a nurse, police officers, addiction counselors, a historian, recovering addicts, and others. Together, they discuss the history and biological effects of narcotics, scrutinizing their use, abuse, and hazards through case studies and personal experience
Information literacy : the perils of online research by University of Wyoming( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 682 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
Being gay : coming out in the 21st century ( visu )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
This program presents the accounts and stories of people who have recently taken the step of coming out. Interviewees and experts discuss the benefits of this important transition by examining the six stages of coming to terms with one's sexual identity
Inhalants : a deadly high by Mark Pownall( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Since chemicals in more than 1,400 products can be sniffed or huffed for their psychoactive and mind-altering effects, it's not surprising that inhalants are the most frequently abused substances in the U.S. This video explores the history of inhalant abuse; the effects of inhalants on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward inhalants. The major classes of commonly abused inhalants and treatment and prevention measures are described in the video as well
Strategies for the interviewer ( visu )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 614 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 employer's side of the desk
Alcohol : the Substance, the Addiction, the Solution by Joseph C Martin( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 613 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
Steroids : big muscles, bigger problems ( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
A lot of time, energy, and media coverage has been spent trying to figure out which high-profile athletes have or have not used steroids, and whether or not the users still belong in the record books. Lost in the shuffle is the story of the damage that steroids can cause, not just to celebrity sports stars but to everyday young people - including teenage girls, the fastest-growing demographic group of steroid users in America. Hosted by reporter Tom Murray, this video brings hard facts, straight talk, and inconvenient truths to the problem of steroid use among male and female teenagers. It illustrates the biochemical basics of anabolic steroids and their synthetic relationship to testosterone; their general impact on the human anatomy and how they can be especially devastating in young people whose bodies aren't fully developed; and the specific medical risks of steroid use, both in the short-term and over an extended period. The psychological risks, most notably suicidal depression, are also presented, in addition to the little-known fact that many over-the-counter diet supplements are spiked with anabolic steroids. Essential viewing for any health, guidance, or physical education program
Your immune system ( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Every day is a new battle for the human body as microscopic intruders try to muscle their way in. What specialized cells and organs are there to resist them? This program clearly and concisely maps out the complicated human immune system, explaining both how it keeps the body healthy and what happens to the body if it malfunctions--or, even worse, if it shuts down completely. Beginning with the body's nonspecific defenses, composed of the skin, tears, mucus, saliva, and stomach acid, the program then digs into the details of the specific defenses: the lymphatic system, the thymus gland, the spleen, and bone marrow. Three distinct types of white blood cells are classified, and the complexities of the humoral and cell-mediated immune responses are carefully sorted out. The program also describes a number of problems with the human immune system, running the gamut from allergies to AIDS. Vaccines and antibiotics are also discussed, as is the growing danger of bacterial resistance to current medicines. The effects of major histocompatibility complexes on transplanted organs are considered as well. Previously sold individually
Skin deep : understanding self-injury ( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Each year nearly two million people hurt their own bodies with knives, scissors, glass, cigarettes, candles, and any destructive item they can get their hands on. In Skin Deep, patients and experts explain why people harm themselves and how they can recover from this secret affliction which affects as many people as anorexia. While the self-inflicted scars may be kept hidden, it₂s time to expose information about self-injury to reach young people, educators, and counselors who may have to deal with this emerging issue. In fact, someone you know could be suffering
Body image for boys ( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
As the idealized male physique continues to be hyped in movies, on TV, in magazines, and on billboards, a rapidly growing number of men are becoming obsessed with appearance. Each year alone, they spend billions on gym memberships and home exercise equipment-and women are no longer alone in battling anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder. This topical program explores some of the issues facing young men today as they struggle to define themselves amidst the flood of media-generated images of male physical perfection. Experts including Divya Kakaiya, the visionary founder and clinical director of the Healthy Within treatment center; Leigh Cohn, co-author of the seminal Making Weight: Men's Conflicts with Food, Weight, Shape, and Appearance; and UCLA Healthcare sports medicine physician Gary Green as well as a number of young patients grapple with problems such as steroid abuse, eating disorders, exercise addiction, and phony food supplements. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. A Cambridge Educational Production. (18 minutes)
Professional image by Susan Bixler( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
The secret to presenting a professional image goes much deeper than external appearances. This video investigates not only the visible factors of proper attire and hygiene, but the issues of attitude, professional self-esteem, familiarity with technology, and knowledge of business trends as well. The image a person communicates through written correspondence and in after-hours settings is also addressed
The History of computers ( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 467 libraries worldwide
The history of computers is not just the story of a specialized machine but of a great idea and the people who made it happen. This program traces the course of technological innovations leading up to today's computers, from Charles Babbage and his analytical engine of the 1860's to the latest laptops
CyberEthics by Charlotte Angel( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
"Most people learn traditional standards of behaviour and respect for others by the time they are teenagers - but many don't realize that those rules are just as valid in cyberspace. This program helps students take the high road on the information superhighway and avoid the temptations of the fast lane, pointing the way toward an ethically sound Internet presence and lifestyle. Guidelines for the use of intellectual property are featured, with emphasis on the consequences of illegal downloading, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Pornography, gaming sites, chat rooms, and online social networks are also discussed, helping viewers steer clear of antisocial and abusive activities, especially cyber-bullying. Comments from experts, as well as questions from peers who are confused about the fine points of cyber legality, serve to clarify central ethical principles"--Container
Order in the Court by M. R Chesterman( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
In the criminal court system there are certain procedures that must always be followed. Once a person is arrested for a crime, it is up to our court system to determine whether the individual is guilty or innocent. In this program, a variety of legal experts take us through pretrial and trial procedures, pointing out along the way the differences between adult and juvenile proceedings. Judges and alwyers navigate us through the pretrial process, beginning with the establishment of probably cause and formal charging by grand jury or preliminary hearing. Indictment, pretrial release, bail, and arraignment are also discussed. The entire courtroom process is explored from plea bargaining and trial by jury to the adversary system of direct examination, cross-examination, and rebuttal. Such concepts as an alibi, burden of proof, and reasonable doubt are clearly explained. Finally, the panel of experts comments on a sentencing hearing and punishment, along with the defendant's constitutional right to appeal
Finding a job by Jan Edmonds( visu )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
This program discusses the many ways a person can find job openings through 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. Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each method, but emphasizes using all available methods to obtain the widest choice of job offers in the least amount of time. A terrific overview of the best and quickest ways to get a job!
Date rape : a violation of trust ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Examines the myths and facts of date or acquaintance rape
Extraordinary answers to common interview questions by P. K Khoury( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Outlines key principles to effective interviewing and then applies those principles to numerous questions interviewers are most likely to ask
The Bill of Rights by United States( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This program details the struggle between the Federalists to ratify the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. You'll learn how Virginia's Declaration of Rights, authored by George Mason, became the basis for the first ten amendments, as well as how James Madison pushed the Bill of Rights through Congress
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