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Magic Lantern Communications Ltd

Overview
Works: 877 works in 978 publications in 1 language and 1,223 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Observations  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Educational films  History  Drama  Children's films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: QB44.2, 520
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Publications about Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
Publications by Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
Most widely held works by Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
Letter from Wingfield farm by Dan Needles( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A one-man play describing the adventures and misadventures of Walt Wingfield, a stock broker turned farmer, whose eternal optimism is constantly challenged by the problems of life in the country as he tries to combine Bay Street corporate strategy with farming
The many faces of learning ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
This workshop introduced the guest educators featured in the series and why they think it is important to continually examine the learning process. See clips of classrooms that will be presented in more detail in later workshops
Child development stepping stones ( visu )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Discusses how school-age children's thought-processes become more sophisticated, more logical, and based in reality. Discusses the cognitive stage that Jean Piaget called concrete operational thought. Explores Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of moral reasoning and considers the criticisms of this theory
Challenging racism ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The double shift ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Focuses on working women who must juggle priorities both inside and outside the home
Living and learning with FAS ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of FAS children at the preschool, primary and young adult levels. Topics for educators include: characteristics of FAS, assessment and diagnosis, the Infant Development Program in B.C., education planning, career and skills training. Also deals with parental concerns
Inspector Gadget's field trips ( visu )
10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In episode 1, it's surfboard time as the Inspector visits Lahaina, the Atlantis Submarine, Waikiki Beach, and the Dolphin Quest at Learning Center Lagoon. In episode 2, the Inspector investigates the mystery and history of Hawaiian Island culture at the Polynesian Cultural Center, a traditional luau, and Hawaii's Plantation Village
Date rape a question of trust ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The fabric of this program is formed by accounts of rape as told by several young women. Young men and women talk about sex, rape, trust, responsability, the meaning of "no", and the angst of young women who, by nature of their gender, must always be circumspect in their relationships
Staying safe in bear country [a behavioral-based approach to reducing risk] = En sécurité au pays des ours ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This video provides information to help reduce human injuries and property damage from grizzly and black bears throughout North America. It will increase your knowledge of bear behavior and help you prevent bear encounters and attacks
Chemistry and the environment ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"Considers the challenges that the chemical world presents to chemists and society, as well as the risks and benefits, the problems and solutions that chemistry poses to our global environment. Highlights: the planet as a closed system, cost benefit idea, chemical waste dumps, methods of cleaning up, and waste reduction."--Magic Lantern Web site
Playing and learning ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Originally a college course based on the textbook The Developing Person by Kathleen Stassen Berger. Features information on how preschoolers think and compares the theories of Jean Piaget and Leo Vygotsky
One year later by Sheila Jordan( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"We visit the disputed sacred land, the pines, and find out the Mohawk perspective on the Oka crisis. Interviews with Ellen Gabriel, Monique Landry and Andrew Delisle"--Container
Earth's seasons/Climates ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Pt.1: Earth's seasons. Bill Nye explains the reasons for the different seasons, and shows why when it's winter in America, it's summer in Australia. Pt.2: Climates. Bill explains how different climates are created and how they affect our planet. Using a flashlight and a basketball, he shows why the earth is warmer at the equator, then conducts a home experiment to show how to make it rain inside a jar. Nana Zolbrod for the University of Washington, Department of Forestry, takes to the woods to learn about past climates by studying core samples from ancient trees
The astronomers ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Efforts to discover other planetary systems and to learn more about the planets of our own solar system are examined. Images are shown that have been sent back to earth by Voyager, the space probe exploring the outer edges of the solar system
Working in bear country for industrial managers, supervisors, and workers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This video is the consensus opinion of leading experts on working safely in grizzly and black bear country. Provides information to help reduce human injuries and property damage from grizzly and black bears throughout North America
The man we called Juan Carlos by Heather MacAndrew( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Explores the life of Wenceslao Armira. A Mayan farmer from Guatemala, he later became a leader of guerilla troops and lost two of his children to death squads in 1984. His interaction with filmmakers for over 25 years raises questions of human rights and social justice
Bully POV ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Four bullies tell 21 what motivates them and why they intimidate others, including one former bully who explains why he stopped
Circadian rhythms, sleep, and dreaming ( visu )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Covers the following topics: emotions, stress and health, stress : locus of control and predictability
The developing person ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Discusses the contexts and influences in human development. Explores some of the major theories from the study of psychology such as psychoanalytic theory, learning theory, behaviorism, and cognitive theory. The final segment introduces the life-span perspective, which considers that development occurs throughout the life span and not just in childhood
Social institutions religion, family and economics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Discussing the functions of social institutions in meeting society's needs and goals, this video examines religion, the family, and economic systems."--Insight Media website
 
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