Intelecom Learning

Intelecom Learning >

161
Videos

Inside Out Series

On Common Ground Series

Loading more films...

161 Videos in Intelecom Learning

Loading...
Changing Families
Part of the Series: Our Families, Ourselves Series
This lesson looks at the American family in the 21st century and the notion that there is no single, "one-size-fits-all" model of what constitutes a family. Increases in the number of woman in the paid labor force, the rise in…
Ups and Downs: Social Stratification
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
Since the 1950s when opportunity reached its peak, the gap between the "haves and have nots" has grown. This lesson looks at social stratification and the dimensions of social inequality that exist in the United States. Factors that contribute to…
Family Matters: Family
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
The traditional or nuclear family of the 1950s and 1960s is what most of us think of when asked to define 'family'. But the idea that there is a typical family is perhaps little more than a myth. This lesson…
Colors: Race and Ethnicity
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
For racial and ethnic minorities, the struggle for recognition and equality is nothing new. Perhaps nowhere is this more visible than in the United States. The polarizing effects of stereotyping, racial prejudice and discrimination, and its impact on generations of…
Against the Grain: Deviance
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
Conventional wisdom suggests that behavior "outside the norm" can be considered deviant. But can we really define deviant behavior? Differing views on sexuality and violent crime are explored in the lesson, as are some of the moral, religious and psychological…
Worlds Apart: Global Stratification
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
Why can one continent be relatively affluent and another mired in poverty? This lesson looks at stratification on a global scale. The ideas of globalization and neo-liberalism are introduced. The lesson features Doctors Without Borders - an organization whose stated…
Venus and Mars: Gender Stratification
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
Are men and women really that different? Society tends to emphasize differences more than similarities. This often leads to competition and, in some cases, inequality. This episode looks at gender issues and stratification. The gender divide in the workplace, the…
People to People: Social Psychology
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
People interacting with people, individually and in groups, as friends or sometimes foes is a fascinating, never-ending source of study material for social psychologists. This episode explores social thinking, social influence, and social relations of both the antisocial and pro-social…
The Growing Years: Conception to Childhood
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
With the microscopic union of sperm and egg, the delicate process of human development begins. From conception to infancy and childhood, this lesson examines the physical, cognitive, and social changes during the early stages of life. Developmental psychologists debate findings…
Resume Writing
Part of the Series: Business SoftSkills Series
This video introduces the six rules to resume writing. In addition, it is followed with the six steps to creating a resume that will get read. The video shows a step-by-step process to writing a resume along with case studies…
The Enduring Self: Personality
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
The classroom avenger on a deadly rampage, couples who discover their incompatibility after marriage, recruiters seeking applicants with a rare combination of traits--all reflect the range of issues that fall within the scope of personality. This episode looks briefly at…
Fitting In: Socialization
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
Humans are born without culture. For virtually anyone, culture begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer groups and mass media. This lesson follows the general process by which people develop their personalities and…
The Learning Machine: Learning
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
With neurons in the brain continually associating one event with another, it's no wonder neuroscientist Michael Merzenich describes what's in our head as "a learning machine." This lesson delves into the multiple ways humans and animals learn, with case studies…
The Becoming Years - Adolescence to Older Adults
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
While adolescence is the time we form identity and establish independence, the adult years are marked by important life events, and an expansion of the self. Gerontologist James Birren and his Guided Autobiography participants are the case study for this…
Emotion
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
Emotions chart the landscape of life--the highs, the lows, and the periods in between. Paul Ekman, Dacher Keltner, Bob Levenson, and others pre-eminent in the field examine the distinguishing characteristics of emotion and probe such long-debated issues as: which comes…
The Search for Intelligence: Intelligence
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
What is intelligence? Can the standardized exams of today actually measure it? This lesson presents several theories of intelligence, often examined by the researchers who created them. Topics include triarchic theory, multiple intelligences, and emotional intelligence. The nature/nurture influence on…
In the Driver's Seat: Motivation
Part of the Series: Inside Out Series
Our desire to lose weight is often no match for the pull of a cheeseburger. It's no wonder our minds and appetites are in a constant battle for the driver's seat! This lesson explores multiple elements of psychological motivation including…
Face To Face: Social Interaction in Everyday Life
Part of the Series: The Way We Live Series
This lesson looks at how such aspects of social interaction as language, humor and emotion can shape and change the way we view the world around us. Nowhere is this interaction more visible than in the fusion of language and…
Moral Dilemmas…Can Ethics Help?
Part of the Series: Examined Life Series
The parents and medical staff caring for a premature baby struggling for life are faced with the decision of whether or not to continue treatment. Philosopher Immanuel Kant, whose ideas have influenced modern medical ethics, would answer such a question…
Race, Ethnicity and Family
Part of the Series: Our Families, Ourselves Series
This lesson explores legitimate, empirical data that suggests that there are certain patterns of behavior that can be linked to specific racial or ethnic groups, including different degrees of emphasis on religion and multi-generational solidarity, while noting that the underlying…