You searched for:

Interpersonal Communication
219 entries
Refine search

Search Results:

Remove Star
Location & Availability
Call #


An anthology film with twenty stories on the subject of words and communication that take place in Madrid from its popular Lavapiés Square to the Sala Mirador. The characters talk, argue, laugh, cry, threaten, whisper, shout, make dates, get angry with and hug one another, prompting the audience to reflect on the immense power of words.
Clemons (Stacks)

A World of Food: Tastes & Taboos in Different Cultures

Explores the variety of food likes and dislikes, food taboos, and food rules around the world. Shows that food behaviors are peculiar to given cultures and that each culture has its unwritten food etiquette rules.

Being Myself [electronic resource]: Bilingualism and Identity

In this program, three bilingual and bicultural women discuss their experience with language and identity, and the ways in which culture has influenced both. Eriko, who is Japanese but educated in the U.K., finds it easier to express herself in English than in her native tongue. Kazuho is also Japanese, but moved to the U.S. as a child before returning to Japan as a teen. She shares her perceptions about language as a reflection of Asian and American societal differences. And Janet, raised in Japan and Hawaii, is the daughter of a second-generation Japanese father and a mother who was born in Japan. "I'm American when they want me to be, and Japanese when they want me to be," she says.

Drama Therapy With Children [electronic resource]: Playing and Pretending

As a co-founder of the National Association for Drama Therapy and a licensed psychologist, Dr. Eleanor Irwin has helped countless young patients find creative ways to express themselves and achieve emotional healing. She has also taught and written widely on the subject, helping to raise awareness of the life-affirming power that comes from acting out stories, scenarios, and feelings. In this classic film, the drama therapy pioneer presents several examples and helps viewers understand the vast potential of play-acting as a tool in child psychology. Topics include spontaneous dramatic play, puppetry, body movement, storytelling, and dream exploration by children of all ages in school and community settings. The play leader's role in facilitating therapeutic growth and change is a cru [...]

Resolving Workplace Conflicts [electronic resource]

Putting disparate personalities together and expecting peaceful productivity in the office sounds naïve at best, but that's what companies do every day. This ABC News report looks at how employers can help their staffs overcome discord on the job.

People Skills [electronic resource]: Interviewing

This program teaches viewers communication and questioning skills to get the high-quality information they need, whether interviewing, researching, investigating, or simply finding out what is going on. The video demonstrates the TELL method of interviewing, which teaches one to trust, energize, lead to detail, and look for clues.

5 Steps to Great Storytelling [electronic resource]

Tory Johnson interviews Peter Guber about his book Tell to Win for this ABC News @ Work special report. Guber discusses the five steps that are necessary to a great story. Also known as MAGIC, these five steps - motivation, audience, goal, interactive, and content - will allow you to communicate successfully in business.

Putting Your Best Digital Foot Forward [electronic resource]

The use of social media is an essential tool for small businesses with limited budgets. This ABC News report discusses how best to use this tool with Mari Smith. Letting your customers know how to find your business on social media and the content on these sites are some of the topics covered.

The Future of Communication [electronic resource]

Our lives have become full of gadgets: smart phones, PCs, e-readers, and tablets have changed how humans communicate. Will the technology of the future allow these devices to "understand" each other? Someday, you may be able to have your cell phone turn on your oven, or have your empty refrigerator call and order food from the supermarket. A new world awaits thanks to audiovisual data transmission?

The Future of Lifestyle [electronic resource]

We seem to be living more and more of our lives online these days. We socialize and communicate with each other without seeing or speaking in person. This film explores the technology that allows humans to design bodies and create feelings as required. We also see how some people even allow computers to pick their perfect partner?

American Sign Language Goes Mobile [electronic resource]

Engineers have enabled sign-language video chats over ordinary-speed cellphone networks

Children and Grief [electronic resource]

In Children and Grief, ten brave children share their stories of losing a loved one. We hear about their grief and loss, how they are coping and healing. Their advice for other children who have lost a loved one is honest, sincere, and heartfelt. These children have experienced a life-changing event, yet they manage to share their stories with a sense of strength and resiliency. Viewers will be left with a sense of hope and an understanding that they are not alone in experiencing death.

Dark Charisma of Hitler: Part 2 [electronic resource]

Adolf Hitler's leadership relied on an inner voice and absolute certainties rather than advice and political debate. His grandiosity and hatred led to war aims and atrocities that went far beyond any concrete German interest, and beyond what most Germans initially wanted. Yet this strange man was once loved by millions. With the help of testimony from those who lived through these times, film archive - including color home movies - and specially shot documentary footage, this film reveals how Hitler managed to lead the German people to war in 1939 and orchestrate the dramatic German victory over the French in 1940. This is the second episode in a three-part series written and produced by Laurence Rees, who won a BAFTA for his previous series Nazis: A Warning from History and a Griers [...]

Dark Charisma of Hitler: Part 3 [electronic resource]

Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader - fueled by anger, incapable of forming normal human relationships and unwilling to debate political issues. Yet this strange character was once loved by millions. How was this possible, and what role did Hitler's alleged 'charisma' play in his success? Testimony from those who lived through these times, film archive (including home movies) and documentary footage reveals how Hitler tried to retain the power of his charismatic leadership once the Germans started to lose the war. This is the final episode in the three-part series written and produced by Laurence Rees who won a BAFTA for his previous series 'Nazis: A Warning from History' and a Grierson award for his 'Auschwitz: the Nazis and the 'Final Solution'.

How to Ask the Right Questions [electronic resource]

Asking the right question is more important than having the right answer. This ABC News report discusses this concept with Power Quest author Andrew Sobel, who believes that learning to ask the right questions can lead to an increase in business, influence, and intelligence.

Great Speeches, Volume 27 [electronic resource]: John F. Kennedy, Neil Armstrong, Michelle Obama, Marco Rubio, and David McCullough Jr.

This volume features five memorable speeches: John F. Kennedy's "Man Will Be on the Moon" speech; Neil Armstrong's speech on the occasion of NASA's 50th anniversary; Michelle Obama's "Why I Love Barack" speech; Marco Rubio's "Our Dreams Can Come True" speech; and David McCullough Jr.'s "You're Not Special" speech.

Campaign '12 [electronic resource]: Speeches From the Conventions

This seventh episode of The Campaign Series features key speeches from the 2012 Democratic National Convention by Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, Julian Castro, John Kerry, and John Lewis and from the 2012 Republican National Convention by Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Chris Christie, Condoleeza Rice, Rick Santorum, and Clint Eastwood.

The Arts as Therapy With Children [electronic resource]: Multi-Arts Resource Guide Excerpts

In this concise assembly of video vignettes, viewers are taken into the midst of a Massachusetts program called Very Special Arts. Program director Maida Abrams is shown working with several children as they explore ways to express themselves through painting, music, movement, and drama. In one sequence the participants turn themselves into jungle animals and interact with each other in character. Subsequently they conduct a "Me and My Monster" session in which they trace full-body outlines and draw colorful alternative identities. In the final section the children learn how primary hues can be mixed to reflect the entire range of human skin tones, creating a basis for exploring racial diversity and identity.