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Marcom Projects

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Works: 2,434 works in 3,429 publications in 1 language and 9,109 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Case studies  Juvenile works  Children's films  Instructional films  Short films 
Classifications: PN1997, 613.2
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Publications about Marcom Projects
Publications by Marcom Projects
Most widely held works about Marcom Projects
 
Most widely held works by Marcom Projects
Educating Peter by Thomas C Goodwin( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
When Peter Gwasdauskis, a child with Down syndrome, was mainstreamed into a public school, he had a lot to learn about dealing with differencesand so did his classmates. Filmed over the course of the third-grade school year, this 1992 Academy Award-winning documentary vividly captures Peters achievements and frustrations as he makes a place for himself among his peers. The program features interviews with Peters parents, teachers, fellow students, and aides, and also illustrates how his classmates wary tolerance grows into sincere acceptance as they actively involve themselves in his process of socialisation. "You think that you're teaching Peter things, but really Peter's teaching you things. We might be teaching him stuff like how to do things, but he's teaching us more how to think and how to react to other problems." - Peter's Classmate. An HBO Production.--Kanopy
Merrepen ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The Merrepen palm tree is one of many plants that provide a life source for the people of the Daly River region in the top end of the Northern Territory. A group of women from the Nauiya community on the Daly River take us into their country to gather the precious Merrepen leaves and berries. With great humour and vitality, they show us how Merrepen leaves are stripped and made into fibre, and how these fibres are dyed into bright colours using the berries, bark, flowers and roots of the Merrepen, the Pandanus and other plants. The dyed fibres are then intricately hand-woven into versatile dilly bags, baskets and mats. Many of the women work together doing their elaborate dying and weaving at the Merrepen Arts Centre in the Nauiya community, and discuss the influence of the missions on their handcrafts. This beautifully photographed documentary includes striking landscapes of the Daly River area, and is narrated by Marrfurra, a young woman from the Nauiya community. Marrfurra looks into the future of Indigenous arts and culture in the area: "There are not enough elders left. Thats why we are painting our stories and making things. Thats why I work with the old people. They teach me and my sisters, aunties and cousins about our culture and traditions."
Crook hat and camphoo ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Crook Hat and Camphoo are Alyawarra elders, from central Australia, who are concerned about the survival of traditional skills and culture. As Crook Hat says at the beginning of this outstanding film: "We are telling the old people's way. It's not just our way. We are trying to teach others what we have learnt." In this film, Crook Hat and Camphoo pass on knowledge and skills relating to the making of spears and spear-throwers (woomeras). The two elders go into the bush to find suitable tree branches for making spears and spear-heads, and use fire to straighten the branches. After peeling the bark and smoothing the wood, they use sinew from a kangaroo and tree resin to fasten the spear-head to the spear. Other wood is used for the spear-thrower or woomera, and again they use plant resin to make a comfortable grip for the hunter. As they make their spears and woomeras, Crook Hat and Camphoo reflect on the ingenuity of the old ways, and remember being taught by their fathers. Their need to pass on their knowledge is deeply felt and affects everything they do. This short film is a moving and eloquent reflection on the transfer of knowledge from elders to a new generation of Aboriginal people and to a wider world. --Kanopy
Gender and communication by Mandy Morrison( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Explores why males and females have so much trouble communicating and suggests how men and women can communicate successfully in spite of their differences
Making the monster special makeup effects ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Ideal for Special effects artists & makeup enthusiasts. From the original Jack Pierce Tribute, this short production features a step-by-step demonstration featuring the makeup and application in creating the Frankenstein Monster. Learn the techniques of the special effects artists and visual effects techniques from Kevin Haney, one of the industries finest
I'm normal, you're weird : understanding other cultures ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Do your students assume they're normal and the guy on the other side of the planet (or city) is weird? If so, here's a program for them. Viewers join visiting space aliens to gain a fresh understanding of themselves and human behaviour. This tool helps to help understand cultural differences
Preschoolers ( visu )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
From raging tantrums to fits of giggles, it's no secret that toddlers are skilled at expressing their emotions. One minute they anger a friend, the next they comfort the same child. Learn about the theory of the mind and how toddlers come to understand how their actions can effect others. Examine how gender and temperament play a role in development. Observe toddlers interacting with family and peers as they develop attachments and social bonds
Cycles in living things ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"Video footage illustrates how living things change throughout their lives. The life cycles of plants, insects, and frogs are the focus of this ... program. Concepts and terminology: life cycle, stage, seedling, adult, reproduction, metamorphis and larva"--Container
Nutrition by Edward P Ortleb( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Living creatures need food in order to survive. Plants differ from animals in that they get most of their energy directly from the sun through photosynthesis. This video examines the structures and characteristics of various kinds of foods such as water, carbohydrates, fats, protein, minerals and vitamins. Also examines the phases and characteristics of digestion
Healthy eating habits ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Stresses the fundamental skills needed to plan, select, and prepare foods that make up a healthy diet
Cultures : similarities and differences ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
This program explains how all cultures have different methods of expressing ideas and emotions through language and various forms of creative arts
Human Body Series ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
[P1]. "This video explores the characteristics of the skeletal and muscular systems, discusses the different types of muscles and joints in the human body, and gives examples of how we use them everyday. Other terminology includes: tissue, periosteum, compact bone, marrow, calcium, cartilage, immovable joints, spongy bone, vertebrae, muscle fibers, skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and involuntary muscle."--[P2]. "This program discusses the importance of monitoring the cardiovascular system and explains the process of respiration in the body. Animations demonstrate how the organs in the heart work to pump blood throughout the body. Other terminology includes: blood vessel, artery, pulse, vein, aorta, septum, atrium, ventricle, capillaries, pulmonary circulation, systemic circulation, coronary circulation, blood pressure, sphygmomanometer, plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, platelet, lungs, and alveoli."-- [P3] "Graphic demonstrations explain the processes of digestion and excretion. The categories of nutrients are summarized using examples of the foods we eat. Other terminology includes: proteins, amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamins, stomach, mechanical digestion, chemical digestion, ingestion, esophagus, peristalsis, small and large intestines, nephrons and kidneys." -- [P4] "Students will learn the three main types of neurons and how they travel through the body's nerve network. Diagrams explain how information is received using our sensory organs and then processed by the central and peripheral nervous systems. Other terminology includes: stimuli, response, nerve impulse, sensory neuron, motor neuron, interneuron, effector, synapse, senses, hormone, adrenal glands and adrenaline."--Container
Music & movement in early learning ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"When young children hear music, their natural inclincation is to move their bodies in response to it. Research has shown that this movement, like the music itself, is an integral factor in the brain's and the body's healthy development. Music is an invaluable learning tool by itself, but its impact is vastly enhanced when it is joined with movement. [This program] explains what research has shown us about the importance of combining movement with music in early learning environments and shows experienced teachers using them effectively."--Container
Blue eyed by Bertram Verhaag( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
This programme shows how a group is participating in a workshop entitled Experienced racism, ran by the American educator, Jane Elliott. They are following a programme called Blue Eyed. Comments are given by both 'brown-eyed' and 'blue-eyed' people
Integrating media into the classroom : practice and case studies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Educators and media specialists with firsthand experience share their in-depth knowledge of the challenges of integrating media into the classroom, to give insight to educators as to how to use technology to enhance their classroom curriculum
The hypothalamus and pituitary : the master complex ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Acquaints viewers with how the pituitary and hypothalamus work together to control many body functions. Highlights the homeostatic feedback mechanism involved with regulating water balance in the body. Examines the use of growth hormone in humans and other populations
21st century Aboriginal ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Part 1. We see how people survived off the land, the ancient method of making fire sticks from pandanus grass, we visit special places where the Dreamtime stories and legends behind the prolific rock art are explained -- part 2. We visit sacred sites and burial grounds. Aboriginal artists discuss their work, inspiration and the stories behind their designs -- part 3. We see from the humble beginnings sketched on butcher's paper, to the initial one page web site, through to the publicly listed company it is today, the development of the e-commerce company, Aboriginal Australia. The role of cyberspace in the sale of aboriginal art and culture is examined
Copy rites by Kim Mordaunt( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Explains the importance of art to Aboriginal culture, and the effect the misuse of their artwork for commerce has on their communities. It discusses the problems with western copyright law when applied to Aboriginal art and the Aboriginal concept of ownership
Dynamic delivery ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
This program shows you how to grab an audience's attention and bring them to their feet. You'll learn the finer details of delivering a great speech, like using imagery and playing with your tone. Start with a five-step plan that will help bring the audience to your side, then face the big moment: delivering the speech. If you want to make a great speech, you'll need to be familiar with both delivery and style
Presumed guilty by Roberto Hernandez( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
British defence barrister Michael Mansfield QC reveals the injustices of the British legal system, with victims such as members of the Birmingham Six and the Guildford Four interviewed, to illustrate the iniquities of a system once thought to be the most just in the world
 
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