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Portraits and snapshots [electronic resource (video)] / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Revealing Portraits (1:41) -- Creating Celebrity Portraits (7:19) -- Snapshot Photography (4:56) -- Family Photographs (2:58) -- Snapshots as Art (5:54)Since the Civil War, portrait and snapshot photography have provided a visual history of life-and transformed society. This program explores how professional and amateur photographers capture the essence of people while considering the intensely personal nature of portraits and snapshots, their use as means of self-exploration and cultural narrative, and concerns involving their commodification and decontextualization. Commentary is provided by photographers Michael Collopy, Dale Kistemaker, Larry Sultan, Catherine Wagner, Richard Barnes, and Ed Kashi.9 & up.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Art appreciation; Photography, Artistic; Visual literacy; Visual perception;
© [2006], c2001., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Decision-making strategies [electronic resource (video)] / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Routine and Complex Decision-Making (1:54) -- Exercise: Decision-Making Styles (2:52) -- Rational Decision-Makers (2:37) -- Intuitive Decision-Makers (1:50) -- Decision-Making Factors (4:22) -- Criticism and Doubt (1:53) -- "Hot Tip:" Make Decisions Work for You (1:23) -- Exercise: Factors in Decision-Making (4:26) -- Exercise: Rating Work Conditions (3:06) -- Review: Career Decision-Making (0:29)This video looks at rational-linear and intuitive decision-making techniques. Personal decision-making style is featured, showing how a person's values, willingness to take risks, and ability to be objective all influence the decision-making process.11 & up.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Business; Job hunting; Occupations.; Vocational education; Vocational guidance;
© [2005], c2004., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Career advantage [electronic resource (video)] : series conclusion / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Visualize the Dream Job (2:23) -- Stay Focused on the Dream (3:48) -- Action Plan and Career Growth (3:27) -- Self-Assessment (3:12) -- Career: An Ongoing Process (1:52) -- "Hot Tips:" Dreaming Big (1:41) -- Exercise: Goals and Accomplishments (1:59) -- Accomplishments, Dreams, and Goals (6:07)The final episode of the Career Advantage series reviews several methods for remaining focused and positive while searching for work opportunities. It demonstrates ongoing self-assessments for building and managing a successful career, and emphasizes the development of one-year, ten-year, and lifetime goals.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Business; Career development; Career education; Job hunting; Occupations.; Professions.; School-to-work transition; Vocational education; Vocational guidance;
© [2005], c2004., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Finding opportunities [electronic resource (video)] : new technologies and current techniques / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Hidden and Visible Job Markets (1:14) -- Creating a Job (3:10) -- Networking and Cold Calling (2:37) -- Strategy: Networking and Preparation (2:56) -- Strategy: Make Cold Calls (4:36) -- Cold Calling Pays Off (1:31) -- "Hot Tip:" Take Care of Yourself (1:23) -- Finding "Hidden" Jobs (5:53) -- Review: Work Opportunities (1:18)This video illustrates how to access the hidden or unadvertised job market, guiding the development of a networking statement and presenting methods of seeking work, including cold calls, temporary assignments, and volunteer positions.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Business; Career development; Job hunting; Occupations.; Vocational education; Vocational guidance; Vocational guidance;
© [2005], c2004., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Photographic storytelling [electronic resource (video)] / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Photo Manipulation (4:23) -- The Meaning of a Photograph (4:21) -- Observation and Perception (4:49) -- Digital Manipulation (4:03) -- Photographic Decisions (5:02)This program examines how photographers work with images to communicate stories and ideas and how viewers interpret those images. Message manipulation deriving from point of view, context, editing, superimposing, cropping, recoloring, and captioning are discussed. In addition, selective perception-seeing pictures through the filters of values and prejudices-is studied. Commentary is provided by Doug Nickel, curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Joel Slayton, of the CADRE Laboratory for New Media at San Jose State University; Shanto Iyengar, director of the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University; and others.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Art appreciation; Photography, Artistic; Visual literacy; Visual perception;
© [2005], c2001., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Resume preparation [electronic resource (video)] / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Attract Attention With Your Resume (1:20) -- Use Your Resume to Promote Your Skills (2:08) -- Exercise: Use Action Words (1:38) -- Chronological and Functional Resumes (1:29) -- Information to Include in Your Resume (1:43) -- What Prospective Employers Look For (1:58) -- Featuring Your Areas of Expertise (3:11) -- Misrepresentation on the Resume (1:06) -- "Hot Tip:" Resume Review Team (1:22) -- Resume Presentation (5:26) -- Send a Cover Letter With Your Resume (2:40)This video covers the development and use of chronological and functional resumes. Students learn how to create accomplishment statements that use action verbs and display concrete results.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Applications for positions; Business; Job hunting; R?sum?s (Employment); Vocational education;
© [2005], c2004., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Photography [electronic resource (video)] : making art and recording life / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Art and Journalism (2:21) -- Art and Advertising (5:34) -- Photography's Role in Society (4:31) -- Photojournalism (3:35) -- Fine Art Photography (6:51)Once strictly considered a visual recording device, the camera has expanded beyond its documentational niche and made places for itself in the worlds of fine art, advertising, and news media as well. This program describes existing and emerging genres in the photographic arts, including documentary photography, portraiture, still life, commercial photography, and photojournalism. Commentary is provided by Steve Luker, formerly a creative director with ad agency Publicis & Hal Riney, and photographers Larry Sultan, Ed Kashi, Richard Barnes, Jo Whaley, Dale Kistemaker, and Catherine Wagner.9 & up.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Photography, Artistic;
© [2006], c2001., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Persuasion, propaganda, and photography [electronic resource (video)] / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Persuasion and Propaganda (3:13) -- Advertising (4:20) -- Pop Culture (4:16) -- Mass Media and Politics (3:41) -- Information Overload (2:09) -- Media, Presidents, and Public Opinion (5:05)This program addresses the emotionally manipulative power of photography by illustrating how commercial advertising has created an obsession with youth and physical perfection and can exploit viewers' fascinations with celebrity, sexuality, and violence. The video also demonstrates how photogenic people who adroitly use the visual media have come to dominate the political scene. Commentary is provided by Steve Luker, formerly a creative director with Publicis & Hal Riney; Shanto Iyengar, director of the Political Communication Lab at Stanford University; museum educator Julia Brashares; and others.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Advertising; Communication in marketing; Photography, Artistic; Public relations.;
© [2005], c2001., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Truth or fiction? [electronic resource (video)] : photography and ethics / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
The Power of a Photograph (1:54) -- Truth, Ethics, and Photography (3:12) -- The Camera Lied (3:13) -- Fictional Photography (2:49) -- Technology and Responsibility (4:49) -- New Imaging Devices (2:22) -- Photographic Archives (2:46) -- Photo Preservation (3:16)Photographs have the potential to present powerful truths-or to create convincing fictions. This program uses case studies involving Iwo Jima, Elian Gonzalez, and O. J. Simpson to show how images can be manipulated to influence the way viewers perceive events. The ethics of photography and the positive and negative impacts of digital technology, which is steadily eroding the border between artistic and documentary photography, are covered. Commentary is provided by photo historian Diana Gaston, former curator at San Francisco Camerawork; Joel Slayton, of the CADRE Laboratory for New Media; and others.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Mass media and culture; Mass media; Photography, Artistic;
© [2005], c2001., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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Decoding photographic images [electronic resource (video)] / by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)(SAGE)1984150; Films Media Group(SAGE)1996584; San Mateo County Community College District.;
Introduction (0:30) -- Basic Language of Photography (2:00) -- Elements of a Scene (2:48) -- Five Basic Shapes (1:52) -- Composition in Photography (3:15) -- Frame, Perspective, and Depth (4:52) -- Using Shadows and Placement (2:57) -- Depth of Field (3:51) -- Becoming Visually Literate (1:26)When setting up a shot, a photographer works with composition, lighting, and color to create a subliminal subtext that reinforces or even carries the meaning of his or her subject. This program illustrates how basic components of photography-line, shape, form, texture, balance, volume duality, point of view, depth of field, and perspective-contribute to an image's impact on the subconscious mind. Commentary is provided by Herb Zettl, author of the seminal Sight Sound Motion, and photographers Jo Whaley, Stephen Johnson, Larry Sultan, and Catherine Wagner.Mode of access: Internet.System requirements: FOD playback platform.Title from distributor's description.
Subjects: Educational films.; Internet videos.; Videorecording.; Art criticism; Photography, Artistic; Visual communication; Visual literacy; Visual perception;
© [2005], c2001., Films Media Group,
On-line resources: CGCC online access -- Part of the Films on Demand collection.;
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