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Erikson, Thomas

5 holds on 3 copies

Summary: Erikson explains that there are four key behavior types that define how we interact with and perceive the people around us. Reds are dominant and commanding, Yellows are social and optimistic, Greens are laid back and friendly, and Blues are analytical and precise. Understanding someone's pattern of behavior is the key to successful communication. Erikson provides practical advice for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Essentials 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.2 Erikson 2019

Summary: Students who've had a hard time with term papers and essay questions may be shocked to learn how much their postgraduation world revolves around writing. This program shows how effective written communication is possible for anyone, even those who struggle to complete a simple fax or e-mail. Methods for improvement include gauging the needs of the reader, keeping prose short and simple,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Kehoe, Dalton

Summary: This course provides a theoretical and practical survey of the ideas behind and the practices of effective communication. It helps you become aware of the automatic processes involved that influence every day talk, of how face-to-face talk really works in the most common three recognized modes: connect talk, control talk, and dialogue talk. Effectiveness is measured by three things: getting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.2 EFF
Call number: DVD 302.2 EFF

Offit, Paul A.

Summary: Scientists are often unable to package their insights into the neat narratives that the public requires. Enter celebrities, advocates, lobbyists-- people taking advantage of scientists' reluctance to provide easy answers, flooding the media with misleading or incorrect claims about health risks. Offit shares hard-earned wisdom on the dos and don'ts of battling misinformation. He discusses the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.101 OFF

Summary: Highlighting the idea that a major part of good communication is good listening, this program enables students to improve their listening skills and absorb valuable information. The video identifies the best methods for giving coworkers the attention they deserve and provides eight simple tips that viewers can use to sharpen concentration. These include learning to focus, taking proper notes,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: When it comes to public speaking, preparation is the key to success. Using a step-by-step approach, this program thoroughly addresses each part of the presentation process. The topics of smoking and alcohol act as platforms for building two separate informational presentations, both of which demonstrate planning and research; preparation of content, visuals, and handouts; rehearsal; and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Does giving a typical business presentation put a person in mortal danger? Of course not, but statistics suggest that many people dread public speaking more than they fear death. This program shows students ways to overcome that kind of paralysis and transform it into positive energy. These include thorough preparation (from learning the wants and needs of the audience to scoping out the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Mark is exasperated-he has to redo a sales report because a coworker did not hear the directions-and a customer is furious because someone did not listen to his special shipping instructions. In this dramatization, Mark and his colleagues attend a seminar on listening skills and learn about the steps to good listening, emotional filters and hot buttons, and active/passive and reflective listening.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: In this program, Dr. Tina Dupree, president of the Motivational Training Center and founder of the Professional Speakers Network, shares her proven techniques for building confidence as a public speaker. How to turn fear into an asset, master the art of small talk, create a "30-second commercial," assess an audience, choose the right words, organize a speech, improve delivery, and other topics...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: A torrent of e-mails, faxes, memos, reports, contracts, and newsletters threatens to drown the typical new hire in a sea of paper and text. With simple methods for tackling an immense volume of content, this program helps students manage workplace reading tasks quickly and efficiently without overlooking important information. Featured tips show viewers how to stay focused, prioritize reading...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Faber, Adele.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Faber and Mazlish use real-life situations to show how you can respect and respond to your child's feelings and satisfy your own needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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Summary: Mark's public speaking nightmare has materialized into reality: he must present his department's new marketing plan to the board of directors. This dramatization tracks Mark's preparations, during which he learns good speaking techniques, effective methods for organizing a speech, tips for minimizing stage fright, and the importance of nonverbal communication.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: If Mark and his colleagues are to meet a tight research deadline, they will have to read faster-and smarter-than ever. This dramatization illustrates the value of taking a time-saving approach to reading, which includes using skimming and active reading techniques, taking advantage of reader-friendly devices designed to help pinpoint information, and diligently concentrating on the content...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: On his first day on the job, Mark already has a writing assignment. How should he begin? In this dramatization, Mark quickly learns the four steps to good writing-plan, write, revise, and edit-as well as the differences between a memo, a letter, and a report. Revisions are displayed on his computer screen as he actually makes them, providing concrete examples of the writing process in action.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This important lesson discusses habits and traits that keep us from being good listeners and teaches improved listening skills with the D.R.I.V.E. process. Students learn the benefits of listening and master the skill by Deciding to listen, Reading all stimuli, Investing spare time wisely, Verifying what they hear, and Expending energy. Teach your students how to process the information that...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: What specific skills enabled a young state senator to become, in the space of four years, President of the United States? This program reveals a set of methods and attitudes at the core of successful communication. Presented by renowned public speaking coach Richard Greene, the video incorporates passages from many of President Obama's finest speeches-and uses these examples to explore tone of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Presentations, reports, video conferences, e-mail, telephone calls-more than ever, excellent communication skills are a prerequisite for entry into all sorts of careers. This video provides guidance in strengthening both verbal and nonverbal communication. The importance of carefully targeting the message to be conveyed, minimizing outside distractions, listening attentively, and developing an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Le, Minh

Summary: A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LE

Summary: Discusses the serious issues of professional etiquette in a comical fashion that will both entertain and instruct students and employees in the vital areas of etiquette and protocol. Prepares students for many different situations where a knowledge of professional etiquette will be essential. Includes inter-office etiquette, meeting protocol, introductions, dining etiquette, travel, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Video version. Viewers meet two young managers who help workers with appropriate responses to feedback in different work situations. Whether feedback is true, unclear, or downright false, we discover how to respond in a way that enables us to develop confidence, separate our reactions from our feelings, and learn from the situation. Using live-action video, the CD-ROM program guides the user...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program stresses that good writing skills are critical to job success and that employers seek job applicants who have these skills. Learn how to produce a winning written report by analyzing the reader; determining the purpose; selecting and narrowing topics; gathering, recording, and filing information; and organizing the paper. Learn the benefits of concrete and specific supporting...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Brunke, Dawn Baumann.

Summary: "How to connect with animal guides to expand individual and planetary awareness"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear & Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.8 BRU

Rebelo, Lane

Summary: "With Baby Sign Language Made Easy, you'll discover practical, effective tools to teach your baby relevant signs such as "more," "all done," "milk," and others, all while having fun. Lane's proven strategies for success make it easy to communicate with your little one long before their spoken words. With her help, you can crack the code and figure out what your baby is saying."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockridge Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 419 REB

Brown, Christopher

Summary: Teach your child how to express feelings, likes, and dislikes, and develop his or her communication skills at an early age-- as early as seven months-- using a form of sign language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.12 Bro