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CLP 1006 - Professor Hartman: eVideos

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College Success: What Is Research? (03:36)

Students can develop stronger arguments for their college essays by using multiple sources for research. Use reliable Internet databases; utilize library resources; and include diverse points of view.  View Video.

Setting Goals for Success in College (04:01)

Successful college students set specific, measurable, realistic long and short term goals and use time management tools and strategies to manage these goals.       View Video.

Coping with Stress (29:54)


A certain amount of stress can actually enhance performance and productivity. However, continually high levels of stress have been linked to all of the leading causes of death in America, including heart disease, cancer, and lung ailments. This program analyzes the role of stress in day-to-day life and in overall physical and mental health. Sources of stress are identified, and techniques for managing stress are suggested. Information on how to improve personal communication—a powerful safety valve—is also provided. View Video.

Strategic Learning (09:55)

This program outlines a concise three-step process for understanding and retaining information. The steps include exposure, review, and practice. Class attendance is stressed for maximum exposure to material. Valuable advice is provided on how to distill weekly lecture notes into a meaningful study guide. Methods for retrieving information learned include recitation and group study.  View Video.

Procrastination (03:28)

Students and teachers discuss the problem of procrastination. Learn to manage your time. Employers don't teach time management; they look for employees who can focus and prioritize.  View Video.

Inequality of Growing Cities (02:40)

Economists from the World Bank believe cities should be allowed to expand because this is where growth and prosperity are generated. But what do governments do about the people, towns, and regions that get left behind?  View Video.

Human Services (01:12)

Human services helps provide basic needs to people. Habitat for Humanity is very closely tied with the environment.  View Video.

Cross-Cultural Communication - Full Video (35:29)

This program looks at attitudes and beliefs and cultural patterns that affect cross-cultural communication. It discusses the work of E. T. Hall and the idea of high-context and low-context cultures; considers differing cultural perceptions of time; and examines such barriers to cross-cultural communication as prejudice, ethnocentricity, and stereotyping.  View Video.

Altruism: Helping Others at a Cost to Oneself. -Segment 4 (00:45)

Does true altruism exist? The argument continues as thinkers consider the motives behind helping others. View Video.

Individual Responsibility for Sustainability (02:05)

A panel of scholars discusses issues of environmental sustainability and economic health. A panelist asserts that individuals change environmentally harmful behaviors when their activities have personal financial costs.  View Video.

Global Exchange: Increasing Awareness of Fair Trade and Sustainability (01:53)

Global Exchange, an international human rights organization, promotes environmental, political, and social justice through world-wide partnerships. Global Exchange's Green Festivals serve as both a conference and a green economy trade show.  View Video.

What about Earth? (03:28)

Humans are destroying the only home the species knows--Earth. Global decisions are based on shareholder profits instead of planetary and generational sustainability. Most of the problems today are linked to colonial exploitation around the world. View Video.

Rethinking Land Use (02:50)

Suburban design segregating housing from commercial and industrial areas led to U.S. car dependency. Planners are starting to consider environmentally and socially sustainable development options.  View Video.

Sustainable Agriculture for the Future (03.23)

It can be difficult and expensive for farmers to change crops and farming methods, but solving agriculture's water crisis depends on changes toward sustainable practices. View Video.

All About Happiness(38:56)

Trying to find happiness is the search of a lifetime, and in this multi-segment ABC News program, a diverse cross-section of experts shares insights into the psychological and physiological constituents of happiness; the effects of genes, life circumstances, and intentional activities on happiness; where on Earth the most—and least—happiness is said to exist; and the story of one person who followed his bliss by building a two-ton boat out of…wine bottle corks!  View Video.

Strategic Global Vision(04:31)

Many companies such as Rousseau, Sauve, and Warren practice environmentally responsible strategies in a hydroelectric project in Costa Rica. They approach all business decisions with strategic vision that reflects technological and environmental concerns. View Video.

Business Culture: Body Language (02:00)

Body language includes elements such as eye contact, gestures, posture, and spatial distance. In the global marketplace, it is better to have minimal gesturing. Certain seemingly innocent hand gestures might be extremely rude in other cultures.        View Video.

Ikigai (03:47)

Toyama shows Fontanille her treasures; she enjoys calligraphy. She had a stroke at the age of 82 but is in good health. Toyama states that Ikigai is a life philosophy.    View Video.