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CLP 1006: Psychology Of Personal Effectiveness: eVideos

Professor Hartman

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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.  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..  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.

Global Partnerships: The Effects of Globalization - Full Video (26:03)

While governments and industries reshape the world on a grand scale, countless individuals have pledged themselves to facilitating change at the grassroots level, one village at a time.   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.

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.

Principles of World Citizenship -Segment 6 (03:06)

Globalization finds us at a historic moral crossroads. Philosopher Charles Taylor calls for recognizing the value in learning from the "other" and teaching societies to be open to newcomers—otherwise xenophobia will result in conflict and disaster. View Video.

Where Human Rights and the Environment Intersect: Jan van de Venis - Full Video (01:11:42)


This episode of the Green Interview features Jan van de Venis, an extraordinary Dutch lawyer who lives at the intersection of human rights and sustainable development. He’s deeply concerned about the human right to drinkable water for instance but industrial developments often use vast quantities of water and leave it totally contaminated. View Video.

The Nature of God: Let's Talk about Religion - Full Video (20:48)

What kind of god do you believe in? Can human beings get in touch with a higher power? In this program we look at some core beliefs across the three religions of Buddhism, Islam and Christianity. Viewers are introduced to the Buddhist, Islamic and Christian conceptions of a supreme being in this thought-provoking program. View Video.

As Survivors Say #MeToo, What Will It Take To Stop Widespread Sexual Harassment? - Full Video (14:40)

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story, the hashtag #MeToo has inspired millions of women to share stories of harassment in the workplace and culture.  View Video.

Climate Change -Segment 4 (05:22)

The threat of climate change has inspired the scientists to closely study the problem. The increased amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels is causing the planet to warm.  View Video.