Item Details

Singapore [electronic resource]: Industrialization and Migration

Agency for Instructional Technology
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
A hub of trade for centuries, Singapore is now an economic powerhouse. This program explores factors that have enabled Singapore to thrive, including its location, its high-tech labor force, and its wide variety of cultural groups and nationalities. Interviews with the deputy manager of the nation's port, conversations with citizens from a spectrum of ethnic backgrounds, and colorful displays of traditional Malay dance and dress reflect Singapore's balance of indigenous and immigrant influences.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
25 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 23, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Industrialization and migration
Series
The Voyageur Experience in Global Geography
Voyageur Experience in Global Geography
Contents
  • Overview of Singapore (2:50)
  • Singapore's Port and Labor Force (3:14)
  • Singapore's Economics (3:26)
  • Strategic Planning in Singapore (3:01)
  • Singapore's Multiculturalism (6:27)
  • Indian Population of Singapore (3:52)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2002.
Publisher no.
  • 35165s Films Media Group
  • 35175 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
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