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Some of videos below are part of an assignment in one or more of your courses. Assignment details are given on the Assignments page of each course syllabus. Other videos are provided to help you become a better student. You are welcome to view any of the videos whenever you wish. The information below is simply that ... information. In order to view the videos, follow these instructions.
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The Unbiased Mind: Four Obstacles to Clear Thinking
The Learning Seed
Help stamp out uncritical thinking. Examines four thinking traps that lead to bias and prejudice. Explores a "normal blindness" that leads us to make pre-judgments. Examines problems with cause and effect, the confirmation bias, and the "built in blind spot" that leads to self delusion. (23 minutes)
What Did They Say? Critical Listening & Observation Skills
The School Co.
This video is designed to help students achieve success in the area of critical listening and observation. Critical listening and observation skills are a great help in narrowing down distractions. Reviews observation tips like focusing in on the important information and filtering out distractions. (7 minutes)
What Was the Point? Improving Comprehension
The School Co.
One of the most common real world business chores is summarizing communication and judging its importance. This video reviews the most effective tips and techniques for improving comprehension. (7 minutes)
Does This Make Any Sense? Analyzing Communications
The School Co.
This video conveys tips to help students take a critical look at communications and make judgments on a source's credibility and reliability. Students will review how to analyze communication situations and audiences. They will see the importance of collecting and analyzing the information required by particular situations. (8 minutes)
Six Steps to Study Success
Do you feel like you study all the time but still can't make the grades? Do you think you study effectively? If you didn't like your answers to these questions then it's time you learned the
Six Steps to Study Success. This program is a great resource for students trying to improve their study habits and techniques. (28 minutes)
Films Media Group
Many people have heard of mentors, but not many realize they need them, actually have them and ARE mentors to people around them, no matter the age. We all rely on others for guidance, advice and direction in our careers, our schooling and other interests. Plus, not only is the connection important for the recipient, mentors themselves gain a lot from these arrangements. This video investigates the importance of having a mentor and how that relationship can help you grow in ways you might never have considered. Students watching this video learn about the importance of the experienced helping the inexperienced, and what their role is in that relationship. (20 minutes)
Respecting Diversity in the Classroom
Agency for Instructional Technology
Product Code: 386-MO1
Presents many actual classroom situations to demonstrate why multiculturalism is important and offers innovative ideas for exploring the richness of culture and ethnicity. (62 minutes)
A New Idea for Special Education - Revised
Edvantage Media Inc.
Navigating the tricky waters of special education can be an emotional and legal nightmare. This revised program helps educators understand recent changes to federal laws governing special education. From the beginnings of the process to final placement, each step along the way is fully explained, with specific terms captioned for reference. Questions regarding who can refer a child, whether parents retain rights about their child’s placement, and where to place students (in a self-contained classroom or mainstreamed with other students) are answered in a clear, helpful fashion. Includes information on student referral, placement, evaluation and transition. (54 minutes)
Mass Care: An Overview
American Red Cross
Every day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies . . . whether it's half a million disaster victims or one sick child who needs blood. Our vital work is made possible by people who know how good it can feel to lend a helping hand. Red Cross everyday heroes come from all walks of life. Everyone has something special to offer . . . including you. (32 minutes)