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ECONOMICS

 

VCR 330 U55

UNDERSTANDING ECONOMICS: Rainbow Educational Media, c1999.

Summary: Understanding Economics introduces young students to economic principles that will always be a part of their lives.  It helps students understand the role of economics in the choices made by themselves, their families, businesses, and governments. Using concrete examples that relate to the students' own lives, the video introduces them to concepts such as scarce resources, barter, money, marketplace, and the laws of supply and demand.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 330.071 I88

IT'S OUR BUSINESS: Foundation for Teaching Economics, 1980.

Summary: Ten lesson instructional unit structured around the idea that successful businesses serve four constituent groups: customers, employees, owners, and community.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 B828

BREAKING THROUGH: PORTRAITS OF WINNERS: The Network, Inc., c1986.

Summary: Five successful minority workers talk about their jobs and what they had to do to get them.  Teenagers are given suggestions for overcoming poverty and cultural and language difficulties.  Self-worth, pride, and economic independence are stressed.  (32 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 C271

CHANGING CHANNELS: Careers Unlimited, c1990?

Summary: Interviews with women in nontraditional careers.  The high technology careers include aviation and avionics, drafting and computers, electronics and robotics, and laser technology.  (10 videos--ca. 25 min. each)

 

VCR 331.4 F251

FAST FOOD WOMEN: Appalshop Film, 1991.

Summary: Inside look at lives of women who fry chicken, make pizza, and flip burgers at fast food restaurants. An excellent documentary that can help students understand some of the reality of the world of work with little or no education.  (29 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 F996  #I

FUTURES UNLIMITED: EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE: Consortium for Educational Equity, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, c1984.

Summary:  Interviews with 6 women, currently working in the fields of mathematics and science, explores how an education in these disciplines can provide women with future career choices.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 F996  #II

FUTURES UNLIMITED II: EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION: Consortium for Educational Equity, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, c1984.

Summary:  Interviews with 5 women, currently working in technological fields, explores the career choices available for women in technology that do not require a college education.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 J96

JUST BETWEEN SISTERS: FUTURES UNLIMITED: Consortium for Educational Equity, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1987.

Summary: Ten African American  and Latina women discuss careers in  trade and technology fields. Includes a packet of posters encouraging students to take math and science to prepare for high-paying careers.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 L722

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROSIE THE RIVETER: Direct Cinema Ltd., c1987.

Summary: Five women reminisce about their jobs and working conditions during World War II.  (1 hour & 5 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 M426

MATH AT WORK: Her Own Words, 1997.

Summary: Thirteen contemporary women in nontraditional careers discuss how they use math in their work.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 P289

PASSWORDS: SKILLS AND TALENTS: Connecticut State Department of Education, c1994.

Summary: Dramatization of Melissa, a black high-school student, who decides to take a carpentry class and pursue a construction career.  (23 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 S562

SI, SE PUEDE: RETRATOS DE GANADORES:  The Network, c1986.

Summary: Five successful minority workers talk about their jobs and what they had to do to get them.  Teenagers are given suggestions for overcoming poverty and cultural and language difficulties.  Self-worth, pride, and economic independence are stressed.  (32 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 T763

TRADE SECRETS, BLUE COLLAR WOMEN SPEAK OUT: Women Make Movies, c1986.

Summary: Interviews four journeywomen (Barbara Bane, apprentice sprinkler fitter, Bessie Crosby, welder, Alison Ebata, apprentice electrician, Natlie Mazur, ironworker.)  They talk about original career doubts, sharing household chores with husbands and children, difficulties experienced as apprentices, and work relationships with co-workers.  (23 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 W226

WORK TALK: WOMEN IN NONTRADITIONAL CAREERS IN THE OWN WORDS: Her Own Words, 2000.

Summary: Women in nontraditional careers discuss the problems and achievements related to a variety of job choices.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 W555

WHAT YOU TAKE FOR GRANTED: Women Make Movies, Inc., c1983.

Summary: Through interweaving interviews, women describe their reasons for and experiences in pursuing nontraditional blue-collar and professional jobs.  (1 hour & 15 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 W872

WOMEN GET READY: Technimedia Studios, c1990?

Summary:  Set in a local mall, this film depicts two teenage friends considering career choices.  They consider construction  worker, electrician, plumber, CAD, and aircraft engineer as possible careers.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 W872 Dentistry

WOMEN IN DENTISTRY: Her Own Words, c1996.

Summary: Four women--and orthodontist, an endodontist, a periodontist, and a dentist--discuss the requirements and rewards of their professions.  (15 min.)


VCR 331.4 W872 Introduction

WOMEN IN NONTRADITIONAL CAREERS: AN INTRODUCTION: Her Own Words, 1996.

Summary: Highlights 46 women from a side variety of backgrounds, including welders, firefighters, construction workers, machinists, a helicopter pilot, a dump-truck driver, police officers, dentists, athletic coaches, a service mechanic, etc.  (15 min.)

 
VCR 331.4 W872s

WOMEN OF STEEL: Mon Valley Media, c1985.

Summary: The story of four former female steelworkers (Beth Destler, Pat Turnell, Sheryl Johnson, Sherrie Ortollona).  Describes their struggle to obtain their jobs, the discrimination that they encountered on the job, the decline of the places which employed them, and their subsequent lives once the mills had closed.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 W872w

WOMEN AT WORK: THE YEAR 2000: The University of North Florida Leadership Development Program for Sex Equity, c1989.

Summary:  Designed to expose women to the wide variety of occupations open to them that promote self-sufficiency and economic independence.  (16 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 Y81

YOUR CHOICE, YOUR FUTURE: Vocational Education and Counseling/Sex Equity Services, Purdue University, 198-?.

Summary: Explains the career opportunities available for those seeking non-traditional job choices, such as female metallurgists, electricians, engineers, firemen and male secretaries, nurses, and homemakers.  (19 min.)

 

VCR 331.4 Y81

YOUR FUTURE: SHIFTING GEARS PROJECT: Salem-Keizer Public Schools. C1989.

Summary: A career educational kit for helping high school students in choosing careers.  First video introduces the subject , followed by career information in the following fields: automobile, child care, construction, electronics, office systems.  (6 videos--v.1 20 min.; v.2-6 12 min. each)

 

VCR 331.41 T398

THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS WOMAN'S WORK: Women's Bureau, US Department of Labor, 198-?.

Summary: Takes a look at the effect of different legislation on women in the workplace from 1900 into the 1980s and the role of the Women's Bureau of the US Department of Labor in the labor force.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 331.59 H319po

POSITIVE IMAGES: PORTRAITS OF WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES:  Women Make Movies, 1989.

Summary: Documentary follows the day-to-day lives of three working women, each of whom has a disability.  One woman is an attorney, one a human service administrator, and one a staff member at Gallaudet College.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 331.7 H811 Gr. 5/6

HORIZONS 2000: CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING FOR YOUNG WOMEN: Jalmar Press, c1993.

Summary: Aims to help students enhance their self esteem, explore attitudes toward women's and men's roles in society, overcome gender stereotyping, broaden career and lifestyle options.  Includes two videocassettes, student workbook, teacher's guide and parent handbook.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 331.7 H188 Gr. 10/11

HORIZONS 2000: CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING FOR YOUNG WOMEN: Jalmar Press, c1993.

Summary: Similar to one for grades 5 and 6, this program offers solutions to problems of girls and young women by focusing on self-esteem, confronting societal attitudes toward women's roles, providing role models, and emphasizing career and life style choices.  We have one of the three videocassettes, sound cassette, student workbook, teacher's guide and parent's handbook.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 331.7 N899

NOT JUST A JOB: CAREER PLANNING FOR WOMEN: Cambridge Documentary Films, c1990.

Summary: Takes a look at a workshop designed by Radcliff Career Services which enables women to explore values, interests, and skills and to apply these to the world of work.  (35 min.)

 

VCR 331.7 O62

OPHTHALMIC MEDICAL ASSISTING: A CAREER OVERVIEW FOR STUDENTS. JCAHPO, c1998.

Summary: Few people understand the importance of good eye health and even fewer understand the vital role that ophthalmic medical personnel play as important members of the eye care team. Ophthalmic medical assisting is a rewarding career that is in high demand and offers a variety of great benefits.  (ca. 8 min.)

 

VCR 331.7 P228

BORN FREE: Education Development Center, c1980.

Summary: Uses interviews, discussions, and simulated dialogues to examine sex roles.  Focuses on the influence of parents and education on career choices, and limitations placed on women's and men's personal and career development by the sex-role expectations, and the problems and fears about changing sex roles.  v.1 - v.9  (9 videos--30 min. each)

 

VCR 331.7 S942

SUCCEEDING WITHOUT COLLEGE: SKILLED TECHNICAL CAREERS: Learning Seed, c1999.

This video shows how to develop a satisfying career without spending four years in college. You will see a variety of ways to gain direction for successfully moving from school to work through training for skilled technical careers.  (18 min.)

 

VCR 331.702 C271

CAREER EXPLORATION: A JOB SEEKER'S GUIDE TO THE MAJOR INFORMATION SOURCES: JIST Works, c1992.

Summary: Identifies resources for identifying skills and interests and matching them to careers, with special emphasis on three authoritative career guides.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 331.702 E96

EXPLORING CAREERS: WHAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU?: Sunburst Communications, c1997.

Summary: Shows students the need for choosing a career that is compatible with one's personality type and what the main personality types are.  (34 min.)

 

VCR 331.702 R454

REWARDING EMPLOYMENT: HOW TO GET A REALLY GOOD JOB: Attainment Company, c1997.

Summary:  Students learn how to research an employer, get ready for the interview, turn personal accomplishments into work experience and handle tough interview questions.  (13 min.)

 

VCR 331.71 P62

JOBS: THE CLASS OF 2000: Scholastic Inc., [1996]

Summary: Presents methods used in high schools and middle schools throughout the U.S. that address the challenge of teaching the basic skills to students.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 331.892 R621

THE RIVER RAN RED: S. Domike and N. Fauteux, c1993.

Summary: Gripping account of the summer of 1892, in which a bitter conflict erupted at the Carnegie Works in Homestead, Pennsylvania.  The nation's largest steel maker took on its most militant labor union, with devastating consequences for American workers.  Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick head a fascinating cast of characters which includes 300-armed Pinkerton guards and the would-be anarchist assassin, Alexander Berkman.  This American tragedy still resonates one hundred years later. especially in communities hard hit by the decline of heavy industry and labor's diminishing clout.  (58 min.)

 

VCR 333.95 L785

LIVING PLANET: Time-Life Video, c1987, c1991.

Summary: David Attenborough hosts this 12 part description of how animals and plants adapt to surroundings. 1.Sweet Fresh Water -- 2.Jungle -- 3.Open Ocean -- 4.Northern Forests -- 5.Seas of Grass -- 6.Frozen World -- 7.Margins of the Land -- 8.Sky Above -- 9.Baking Deserts -- 10.Worlds Apart -- 11.Building of the Earth -- 12.New Worlds.  (12 videos--ca. 55 min. each)

 

VCR 333.954 E56

ENDANGERED ANIMALS: Dorling Kindersley Vision, c1997.

Summary: Henry the Lizard is on a rescue mission to save some amazing endangered animals from the tiger to the howler monkey.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 336.2 T235

TAXES & YOU: Agency for Instructional Technology, 1993.

Summary: A two-module kit, which teaches adults to pay only what they owe in income taxes.  (40 min.)

 

VCR 336.2 T235us

TAXES IN U.S. HISTORY: Agency for Instructional Technology, 198?

Summary: Dramatizes three incidents in U.S. History involving taxation: the Whiskey Rebellion 1974, the protective tariff 1832, and the income tax of early twentieth century.  (1 hour & 17 min.)

 

VCR 336.2 U55ta

UNDERSTANDING TAXES: Internal Revenue Service, 1987?

Summary: A set of materials that explains the American tax system and offer specific instruction on completing tax forms.  (2 hours)    

 

VCR 338.1 H638

HIGH-TECH HARVEST: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, [1991?]

Summary: This program examines the potential consequences of changes in the American environment and the ways in which scientists are working to develop new ways to produce more food from fewer sources.  (26 min.)

 

 

LAW

 

VCR 341.23 M689

THE MODEL UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Publications, 1992.

Summary: The rough role-playing the representatives of the UN Member States, young people learn about other countries and cultures while developing a global perspective on issues confronting the world community.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 345.73 D795

DRUNK DRIVING: AN ACT OF VIOLENCE: Films Inc., 1985.

Summary: Discusses the increasing number of alcohol-related traffic accidents involving teenage drivers.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 347.73 I61

INTERPRETING THE LAW: THE ROLE OF THE SUPREME COURT: Center for the Humanities, c1990.

Summary: Explains the development of the Supreme Court and discusses court cases that have changed the world today. Shows how justices are selected, how the court is organized and how the court reaches a decision.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 345.73 W567

WHEN A WOMAN FIGHTS BACK:  PBS Video, c1980.

Summary:  Shows how women who killed men in self-defense raised many legal and social questions in four court cases in Washington State in 1980.  Examines a murder trial that set a legal precedent when Yvonne Wanrow's murder conviction was reversed by the Washington State Supreme Court.  Shows how precedents were subsequently applied in three other murder trials.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 347.735 T821ri

THE TRIAL OF GOLD E. LOCKS: Ohio State Bar Assc. [1983?].

Summary: The story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears in presented as a case of "criminal trespass" and is tried. The viewers decide the verdict.  (15 min.)

 

 

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

 

VCR 355 W872

WOMEN WARRIORS:  Center for Defense Information, c1993.

Summary:  “What next for women in the military?  Combatants or non-combatants.”  (29 min.)

 

VCR 355.02 A637

ANYBODY'S SON WILL DO: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: Follows the ten week training program at the Parris Island Marine Recruit Training Depot, South Carolina.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.02 D278

THE DEADLY GAME OF NATIONS: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: Explores reasons why national governments feel compelled to keep armies and to fight wars. Israeli and Palestinian struggles are used as a focus.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.02 G646

GOODBYE WAR: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: Most wars start over a matter of principle, but the reality of war has little to do with justice.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.02 K26

KEEPING THE OLD GAME ALIVE: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: A look at the annual war games exercises of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) combined forces with speculation about how the next world war might unfold.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.02 K69

THE KNIFE EDGE OF DETERRENCE: Films Inc., 1985.

Summary:  Contains alternate, authoritative points of view on the issues raised in the preceding seven programs. Major government figures, defense strategists, military specialists, historians, and philosophers focus primarily on deterrence that is viewed as the central strategic idea of our time.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.02 N911

NOTES ON NUCLEAR WAR: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: Follows the development of the nuclear arms race from Hiroshima to the nuclear stalemate of the present. The attempt is made to explain political doctrines and military strategies such as nuclear deterrence, mutual assured destruction, and limited nuclear war.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.02 P964

THE PROFESSION OF ARMS: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: Profiles the professional soldier and includes interviews with career officers from Israeli, American, Soviet, and Canadian military forces.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.02 R628

THE ROAD TO TOTAL WAR: Films Inc., 1983.

Summary: Charts how the major social, economic and technological developments of the last 200 years have changed the methods and impact of modern warfare.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 355.0217 N964w

NUCLEAR WAR: A GUIDE TO ARMAGEDDON: Films Inc., 198‑?

Summary: With stunning immediacy, a thirty-minute British documentary visualizes the effects of a nuclear bomb detonated above St. Paul's Cathedral and follows several British couples as they attempt to carry out civil defense recommendations for survival. In the second half-hour, Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Charles McDowell, Washington Week in Review panelist and commentator on The Lawmakers, anchors an exploration of the civil defense debate in the United States. addressing the compelling question, "Is survival possible?"  (25 min.)

 

VCR 355.0217 W253ga

THE WAR GAME: Films Inc., 1966

Summary: Fictionally enacts the carnage and destruction that would result from a thermonuclear war between the Soviet Union and England. Raises the questions about the societal logic that permits the existence of thermonuclear weapons.  (49 min.)

 

VCR 359.32 B592

THE BIG AIRCRAFT CARRIER:  Little Mammoth Media, c1995.

Summary: See the USS Nimitz in action!  Watch supersonic jets take off and land!  Follow the Navy pilots on a mission!  Discover how a carrier works.  Visit the control tower, bridge, kitchens, hanger deck and more!  Experience what it's like to live onboard a floating city of almost 6,000 people!  (40 min.)

   

 

SOCIAL PROBLEMS

 

VCR 362.2 C659o

COCAINE AND CRACK: Human Relations Media,1987.

Summary: Five former cocaine users, ranging from promising students to successful professionals, present their personal accounts of how drugs destroyed their dreams.  (21 min.)

 

VCR    362.25 D424

ON THE EDGE: New York: PBS, c1998.

This PBS special deals with teen depression and suicide. The presentation is aimed at middle and high schoool teenagers and features a teen host.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.25 E14

EATING DISORDERS: Schlessinger Video Productions, 1994.

Summary: In this video, compelling interviews with several young people who have suffered from anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and compulsive overeating provide a living portrait of these devastating diseases.  Experts in the field discuss the causes and symptoms of the diseases, and techniques of prevention and detection.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.29 A416co

ALL COME TUMBLIN' DOWN: Illinois Films Inc. 1982?

Summary: Bob Meehan, drug abuse counselor talks about the heartache of the families of drug addicts.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.29 B814

BRAIN POWER!: Bethesda, MD: National Institute on Drug Abuse [2002.]

Summary: Explores how the processes of science can illustrate the effects of drugs on the brain and the body's nervous system.   Forty minute videocassette and teacher's guide with six modules: Ooey Gooey! Making Sense of Scientific Inquiry--Brains in a Box: What Your Brain Can Do--Sending and Receiving Messages--Medicines and Drugs: What's Helpful, What's Harmful--Science Behind Smoking--What Drugs Really Do.  (41 min.)

VCR 362.29 D794

DRUGS AND YOU: EVERYBODY ISN'T DOING IT: Guidance Associates, c1988.

Summary: Shows how adolescents can effectively deal with peer pressure.  (50 min.)

 

VCR  362.29 D794 2001

DRUGS: DEADLY HIGHS: Discovery Health, c2001.

Summary: A new generation is experiencing addiction to drugs and alcohol that is accessible through the Internet, available in small packages, and often procured from their parents' medicine cabinets.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 362.29 F25fo

FAST FORWARD FUTURE: DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: Weston Woods Institute, 1988.

Summary: Three 15-minute dramatic episodes designed to give students skills for overcoming pressures to experiment with illegal drugs.  (ca. 1 hour)

 

VCR 362.29 G884

GROWING UP STONED: Films Inc., 1984.

Summary: Profiles three teenagers who abuse drugs and alcohol. Shows them using drugs, interacting with their families and peers, and attending counseling sessions. Also includes candid reflections by the teenagers and their parents. Concludes with a six‑month update in which only one of the three students expresses a commitment to abstain from drugs or alcohol.  (52 min.)

 

VCR 362.29 K26

KEEP OFF THE GRASS: HIDDEN DANGERS OF MARIJUANA USE: HRM Video, c1997.

Summary: Dispels the myth that many young people have that marijuana is “harmless.”  Using marijuana can lead to many problems, especially for young people who are at a vulnerable age and need to develop healthy coping skills. Psychological dependence on marijuana causes a loss of motivation, energy and memory, as well as a web of interpersonal problems.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 362.29 S789al

STAYING ALIVE: DECISIONS ABOUT DRINKING AND DRIVING: Guidance Associates, 1985.

Summary: Using a case history of three teenagers who were involved in a fatal car accident, this program demonstrates the dangerous consequences of drinking and driving. Exposes common myths about alcohol consumption, traces the effects of alcohol on the human body, and explores grass roots efforts to prevent drunk driving.  (39 min.)

 

VCR 362.292 B613

BINGE DRINKING BLOW OUT: THE EXTREME DANGERS OF ALCOHOL USE: Intermedia, c1998.

Summary: In a question and answer format, defines binge drinking, describes its practice and consequences among college students, and offers ways of avoiding it.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.29286 S274sa

SAY NO! TO DRUGS: Twin Tower Enterprises, 1986, c1985.

Summary: A practical, easy-to-follow approach for parents and families who want to keep their children off drugs.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 362.295 R288ma

MARIJUANA: THE BURNING TRUTH: Sunburst Communications, c1999.

Summary: This program presents facts and statistics about the use of marijuana, while several teens discuss their experiences with the drug.  Personal profiles are featured for a teen who developed a serious marijuana dependence and a teen who believes the drug poses no harmful effects.  The program stresses that marijuana may be particularly harmful to young adults, because of the negative impact it can have on learning, personal growth, and health.  Additionally, the program states that marijuana use may lead to dependence and, for some users, the use of cocaine and other hard drugs.  The importance of support and counseling for those wishing to move away from drug use is emphasized.  (11 min.)

 

VCR 362.296 F329

THE FEMININE MISTAKE:  THE NEXT GENERATION: Pyramid Films & Video, c1989.

Summary:  This program brings the issue of women and smoking up-to-date.  It depicts women who are experiencing the harmful consequences of smoking, anti-smoking activists, and the younger generation who are being seduced by the tobacco industry's advertising or persuaded to smoke by their peers.  The viewer will also learn the results of current research from medical experts.  (32 min.) 

 

VCR 362.296 R288sm

REAL PEOPLE.: SMOKING, THE BURNING QUESTION: Sunburst Communications, c1999.

Summary: The intent of this program concerning teen smoking is not merely to convey, with graphics and statistics, the serious health consequences of smoking, but to increase the awareness of the reasons teen smoke, counter the view of smoking as glamorous or sophisticated, examine the motives of tobacco companies and theimpact of advertising, and represent the choice not to smoke as empowering.  (12 min.)

 

VCR  362.296 S666

SMOKE: SMOKE SIGNALS: Discovery Health, c2001.

Summary: Through interviews with students, parents, and doctors, this program investigates the rise in tobacco sales to adolescents and the efforts to encourage them to stop smoking.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 362.296 S667

SMOKING -- I'M IN CONTROL?: Perennial Education, c1993.

Summary:  Features a realistic portrayal of a teenage girl's decision to quit smoking.  The negative aspects of smoking, including the health problems, the financial expense, and feeling out of control are emphasized.  The physical, mental, and emotional rewards that the teenager achieves from quitting smoking reinforce the positive message that this program conveys.  (15 min.)

 

VCR 362.4 F294

FEELINGS: PBS, 1979.

Summary: In a discussion with Dr. Lee Salk, three children tell how they deal with their handicaps and how they would like non-handicapped people to treat them. (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.4 R344

REGULAR LIVES: PBS Video, c1987.

Summary:  Examines the integration of handicapped people into society.  (30 min.)

 

DVD  362.42 S724

SOUND AND FURY: New York, NY: Docurama distributed by New Video, c2001.

Summary: Deaf family must decide whether or not to permit daughter to have cochlear implant.  Award-winning documentary reveals prejudices and fears that split the family.  (80 min.)

 

VCR 362.7 P724le

"PLEASE DON'T HIT ME, MOM”: Films Inc., c1983.

Summary: When baby-sitting for a new friend's younger brother after school, Nancy, a high school student, begins to suspect child abuse. She must try to make the right decisions without causing trouble or embarrassment for her friend or his family.  (46 min.)

VCR 362.7 S636

SMART CHOICES: IDEAS TO HELP TEENAGERS STAY SAFE: Work/Family Directions, 1995.

Summary: This video presents a look at some of the problems that teenagers face growing up in the United States.

  

VCR 362.7 Y47

YES YOU CAN SAY NO: Seattle Institute for Child Advocacy, 1985?

Summary: Shows children modeling protective, assertive behavior in believable safety situations, including sexual assault.  (19 min.)

 

VCR 362.7044 T722su

A TOUCHY SUBJECT: ODN Productions, c1986.

Summary: This tape encourages parents to talk to their children about sexual abuse in a natural and comfortable way.  (16 min.)

 

VCR 362.76 C536ab

CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT: THE HIDDEN HURT: Guidance Associates, Inc., 1986.

Summary: Examines the widespread problem of child abuse from all sides, exploring the psychology of the abuser and the plight of the abused. Identifies warning signs of abuse and neglect, outlines sources of help and demonstrates how education can prevent child abuse.  (42 min.)

 

VCR 362.76 W555

WHAT DO I SAY NOW? : HOW TO HELP PROTECT YOUR CHILD FROM SEXUAL ABUSE: Committee for Children ; producer, c1995.

Summary: Talks to parents about how to help their children be safer from sexual abuse. Says parents should know about the people in the child's various environments, they should teach their children rules about touching behavior, and they should talk to their children and keep open lines of communication.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.8292 A167

ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS: Schlessinger Video Productions, 1994.

Summary:  This tape presents interviews with abused individuals, abuse counselors, and an abuser.  Each discusses his or her own experiences, the brutal cycle of emotional and physical abuse, the warning signs of an abusive relationship, and how to get help and legal assistance if you are in one.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.8292 D313

DEFENDING OUR LIVES: Cambridge Documentary Films, Inc., 1993.

Summary:  Shows the magnitude and severity of domestic violence in this country.  This video features four women imprisoned for killing their batterers and their terrifying personal testimonies.  Each of these women tells her own horrific tale of beatings, rape, and torture at the hands of her husband or boyfriend.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.83 D182

DANGEROUS RELATIONSHIPS: Human Relations Media, 1995?

Summary:  Designed to help teens recognize unhealthy, manipulative and potentially violent behavior in relationships.  Comments from students and teachers alternate with dramatic sequences chronicling a fictional couple's dating relationship.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.83 D668

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & YOUNG ADULTS: Altschul Group Corporation, c1995.

Summary: Designed to help find solutions to the epidemic of domestic violence, it includes real-life situations with which teens and adults can easily identify.  The program not only explores the issue of domestic violence but also provides concrete suggestions for taking the first steps toward stopping the cycle of domestic abuse.  (23 min.)

 

VCR 362.83 L897

LOVE IN A PUMPKIN SHELL: DATE VIOLENCE: Northeastern Wisconsin In-School Telecommunications, 1999?

Summary: Looks at the increasing problems of date violence among teens and examines the cycle of abuse.  (27 min.)

 

VCR 362.883 D232

DATE RAPE: THE ULTIMATE VIOLATION OF TRUST: NIMCO, c1989.

Summary: Examines the myths and facts of date or acquaintance rape.  Includes interviews with a counselor, psychologist, juvenile officer and rape victims.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 362.833 D232i

DATE RAPE: IT HAPPENED TO ME: Pyramid Film & Video, 1992.

Summary: Date Rape. Is it really rape? How does it happen? What can we do about it? This film begins with the story of a high school romance gone bad. Rick and Lindsey's love spins out of control when Rick refuses to take “no” for an answer, provoking tragic and scarring results.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.883 L897

LOVE'S NOT SUPPOSED TO HURT: DATING VIOLENCE: Intermedia, 1996.

Summary: A narrative story about the issues of dating violence, plus a dialogue with an audience of college students to whom the program was presented.  Intended to promote thinking and discussion, and to provide some solutions.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 362.883 R216

RAPE IS NOT AN OPTION: Life Management, c1992.

Summary:  Describes methods women can use to avoid sexual assault.  (1 hour & 6 min.)

 

VCR 363.125 A258

AFTER THE CRASH: Films Inc., 1986.

Summary: A look at the physical and emotional trauma suffered by traffic accident victims from the initial care given by the medical evacuation team and a shock/trauma unit in Baltimore through the long, tedious months of physical and emotional rehabilitation.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 363.125 O58

ON THE ROAD: Films Inc., 1986.

Summary: The Montreal police handle a series of traffic accidents and attempt to explain the causes and how they might have been avoided.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 363.125 R628

THE ROAD AHEAD: Films Inc., 1986.

Summary: This program demonstrates that roads are often poorly planned and fraught with obstacles and that improved safety measures are needed for both cars and highways.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 363.125 U55

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Films Inc., 1986.

Summary: Explores the tragedy of drunk driving both for the victims and for the guilty party.  (50 min.)

 

VCR 363.379 F523

FIRE DRILLS: THE GREAT ESCAPE WITH ARTHUR. National Fire Protection Association, c1999.

Contains instructional materials to support Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 1999.  (ca. 14 min.)

 

VCR 363.46 F931

FROM DANGER TO DIGNITY:  THE FIGHT FOR SAFE ABORTION: Concentric Media, c1995.

Summary:  A documentary on the efforts to legalize abortion in the United States and on the social and medical dangers of illegal abortions prior to Roe vs. Wade.  Also portrays the underground network that helped women procure safe illegal abortions.  (57 min.)

 

VCR 363.7 A181ra

ACID RAIN: Educational Dimensions, c1989.

Summary: Presents causes and effects of acid rain and discusses research being done to find solutions to this problem.  (36 min.)

 

VCR 363.7 H483

HELP SAVE PLANET EARTH: Universal Home video, c1990.

Summary: Encourages the viewer to become active in the efforts to clean up pollution and preserve the environment. Discusses toxicity in the home, energy saving, ozone depletion, water conservation, endangered animal species, recycling and other green concerns.  (1 hour & 11 min.)

 

VCR 363.7 O93

OUR FUTURE, OUR PLANET: THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH SERVICE: Video Project, 199?

Summary: Video from the Global Youth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where 60 teenagers from 20 countries met to discuss community service on behalf of the environment.  Discusses the need for today's young adults to get involved and take leading roles in preserving the environment for the future.  (19 min.)

 

VCR 363.7 T627o

TO CATCH A CLOUD: Edison Electric Institute, cl983.

Summary: Attempts to dispel the propaganda surrounding the acid rain issue by offering a rational presentation about the nature of the atmosphere. Leading scientists provide insight into research concerning acid rain and man's impact, both good and bad, on the environment.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 363.7 W555ha

WHAT PRICE CLEAN AIR: Richter Productions, 1982.

Summary: Looks at the effects of pollution and acid rain on public health and the environment.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 363.728 G213

GARBAGE: THE MOVIE: Churchill Films, 1990.

Summary: A fascinating look at the problem of the environment and solid waste, as well as some promising solutions, presented in the vernacular of students.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 363.728 G213g

GARBAGE DAY: ChildVision Educational Films, 1994.

Summary: Take a “video field trip” to a landfill and recycling center for an insider's look at the people and equipment used to process everyday trash.  (30 min.)

 

VCR 363.73 I82

ISLAND AT THE EDGE: Films Inc., 1980, c1979.

Summary: Presents the story behind the annual killing of thousands of dolphins by local fishermen at Iki Island, Japan. Fishermen claim that the dolphins are responsible for smaller catches of fish, but the film suggests that industrial pollution is the real cause.  (26 min.)

 

VCR 363.73 R131

RADON: A HOMEOWNER'S GUIDE: Atlas Video, c1989.

Summary: Explains where radon gas comes from and demonstrates testing options, proper testing techniques and guidelines for interpreting test results. Also includes information about dealing with professional contractors.  (25 min.)

 

DVD  363.738  D582

DIMMING THE SUN: Boston, MA: WGBH, 2006.

Summary: Produced by NOVA, this film interviews scientists to examine the steps being taken stop global warming and rid the atmosphere of pollution. Sharp and colorful images of authentic settings reinforce their findings that the amount of sunlight reaching the earth is dropping.  (56 min.)

 

CRIMINOLOGY

 

VCR 364 Y44el

YELL AND TELL: Films Inc., 1985.

Summary: A demonstration of how children can protect themselves from dangerous situations involving strangers.  (25 min.)

 

VCR 364.132

784 DAYS THAT CHANGED AMERICA: Films Inc., 1982.

Summary: Edited clips of key testimony from the 1973 Senate hearings of the Watergate affair, for which Richard M. Nixon resigned from the presidency.  (2 hours)

 

VCR 364.153 C545

CHOICES:  Alpha Video, 1990.

Summary:  Presents the story of a fifteen-year-old girl who runs away from an abusive father to take refuge in the streets.  Tells that there are community resources that will help young people reject life in the streets as an alternative to exploitative home situations.  (ca. 26 min.)

 

VCR 364.153 T110

T IS FOR TOUCHING: Rape & Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead and Video Arts Inc., 1984‑1985.

Summary: T is for Touching; H is for Helpers; P is for Prevention. These three programs, designed for primary grades, describe when students need to tell adults.  (28 min.)

 

VCR 364.153 W149

WAKING UP TO RAPE: Women Make Movies, 1985.

Summary: Discussions with women who have experienced rape.  Includes prevention and self-defense techniques.  (35 min.)

 

VCR 364.164 V224

VANDALISM IS NOT FUNNY: Karol Video, c1990.

Summary: Focuses on the causes and damages of vandalism that costs the United States an estimated five billion dollars annually.  (45 min.)

 

VCR 364.2 B983ut

BUT IT'S NOT MY FAULT: Texture Films, 1985.

Summary: In a desperate attempt to win the approval of his peers, a sixteen-year-old tries a scheme that lands him in juvenile hall where he unwittingly makes an enemy of a gang leader. This harrowing first experience with juvenile hall makes him learn some important lessons about his behavior.  (46 min.)

 

VCR 364.36 C929ri

CRIME, PUNISHMENT AND KIDS: NBC News, 1987.

Summary: A survey of juvenile delinquency, violence and crime among the nation's youth narrated by L. Severson and T. Brokaw.  (1 hour)

 

VCR 364.36 S285sc

SCARED STRAIGHT: Lightning Video, 1986.

Summary: Presents a documentary about adolescent offenders who visit Rahway Prison in New Jersey where they experience the realities of life in a maximum-security prison. In face-to-face contact with prisoners, they experience intimidation and sexual taunts and are told what it takes to survive behind bars.  (54 min.)

 

VCR 365 C215

CANCELLED LIVES: LETTERS FROM THE INSIDE: Milestone Media, 1997.

Summary: Compelling portrait of the criminal justice system as seen through the eyes of those doing time in some of America's most dangerous and forbidding institutions.  (56 min.)

 

 

 
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