Communication


New! The New York Times Has Lost Its Way 65 min.

What's happening at the New York Times? Founded in 1851, the newspaper has long been one of the most respected sources of news in the United States. But the "paper of record" has recently come under fire, with critics arguing it has sacrificed journalistic and intellectual balance in favor of correcting historic inequalities. In the process, they contend, this effort has stifled dissent and promot...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Alice Guy, Pioneer of the 7th art - Forgotten by History 53 min.

Who knows Alice Guy? This Frenchwoman was born in 1873 and she is nothing less than the first female director! The one who thought, imagined and felt that cinema would become an art and the best way to tell stories. With nearly a thousand films, the most abundant career of her time which she was the only one to carry out on both sides of the Atlantic, this pioneer was literally wiped out by fil...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Fake Famous 87 min.

Followers, likes, comments – these are the currencies of fame today. But can the 140 million Instagram users boasting over 100,000 followers all be considered famous? To answer this question, former reporter for the New York Times and Vanity Fair Nick Bilton and a team of social media experts, casting agents, and stylists recruit three starry-eyed Los Angeles transplants to participate in a social...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Signing Black in America 28 min.

This is the first documentary about Black ASL: the unique dialect of American Sign Language (ASL) that developed within historically segregated African American Deaf communities. Black ASL today conveys an identity and sense of belonging that mirrors spoken language varieties of the African American hearing community. The program highlights the different uses of space, hand use, directional moveme...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Bilingual Parent Coaching in Early Intervention Settings 93 min.

Many bilingual families and therapists are struggling to navigate culture and language barriers as well as Early Intervention telehealth services. In this video seminar, speech-language pathologist Jennifer Gray demonstrates how to serve bilingual families in Early Intervention settings with proficiency. She discusses the roles of parent and therapist in Early Intervention bilingual homes; conside...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Ethnographic Interviewing: Assessment Strategies for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Needs 89 min.

Clinicians must not only understand their clients’ impairment/disability but also see the world through their eyes. Ethnographic interviews can be used with all clients and their families and are critical when you don’t share the client's cultural/linguistic background. Presenting video demonstrations, Dr. Carol Westby explains how information gained through ethnographic interviewing – asking the...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Parkinson’s and the SLP: Treatment Approaches for Voice, Speech, Language, Cognition and Other Issues 93 min.

Motor symptoms in Parkinson’s, such as slowness of movement, rigidity, and tremor have long been the focus of identification, assessment, and treatment with rehab as well as with medications and surgery. However, some of the earliest symptoms to appear — the non-motor issues — impact speech, language, and cognition and are often overlooked until these symptoms become more pronounced and visible. I...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Written Language: Roles, Responsibilities, and Ethical Considerations 123 min.

What are the roles and responsibilities of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to students’ written language needs? Many students with communication disorders also have reading and writing disabilities (including dyslexia) or are at risk for developing them. School administrators and classroom teachers may not recognize the vital role SLPs play in literacy development. This video seminar with spee...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Understanding Movies 46 min.

This set provides an introduction to different styles of cinema, from horror to noir, romantic comedy, fantasy, and science fiction. It introduces narratology.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Understanding Movies: Fantasy 6 min.

This program introduces the genre of fantasy film, offering context and examples. It discusses ontological rupture, fairytale films, earthbound fantasy films, heroic fantasy films, and epic fantasy films and and considers how fantasy films approach deeper philosophical or social issues.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020