Educational Theory     On and About Instruction: Volunteerism     Accent Coach

Educational Theory

Dr. B. F. Skinner: Part 1

(color, 50min, 1966)

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Dr. Skinner evaluates Freudian theory and discusses his views on motivation, operant conditioning, schedules of reinforcement, punishment, and teaching machines. From the Notable Contributors to the Psychology of Personality series. Produced by R.I. Evans.

Educational Psychology in the Classroom

DVD eng/ 370.15 I59

This program explores instructional design, educational technology, curriculum development, organizational learning, special education, and classroom management. It outlines the cognitive, academic, social, and moral goals of learning; presents behavioral, cognitive, functionalist, and constructivist theories of learning; and looks at qualitative and quantitative methods of pedagogical analysis. The program also considers the effects of such factors as intelligence, motivation, reading level, culture, and disability on student comprehension and learning
Joel Barker's The New Business of Paradigms 

Classic Edition 26 min.

21Century Edition 18 min.


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Organizations need to innovate and change in order to survive. So why are so many people afraid of it? How do you help people open themselves up to change? Joel Barker's monumental training video, The New Business of Paradigms, explains how the rules we live by can limit our ability to innovate and be creative. In example after example, Joel demonstrates how thinking differently is necessary for us to grow as organizations and as individuals.

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Second Language Acquisition

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Introducing statistics, this set covers such topics as data representation, variability, standard deviation, discrete and continuous random variables, the binomial formula, probability, normal and uniform distributions, sampling, estimation and confidence, and hypothesis tests.

Teachers Tackle Thinking: Computers

371.302 85 G725 VRe


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On and About Instruction: Volunteerism

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Cooperative learning is one of the best ways to develop core virtues, such as personal responsibility and respect, because it fosters nurtured. Successfully applied, cooperative learning can positively address a number of emerging challenges so prevalent in our classrooms today, such as student diversity, the inclusion of students with disabilities and heterogeneous grouping. 38 min
CRITICAL THINKING VIDEO SERIES Two exceptional videos which help teachers challenge students to think in new ways.
-- Asking Questions That Encourage Cognitive Thought
-- Asking Questions That Encourage Creative Thought
Developing Language

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Charts the development of children's language from birth to age five before asking 'What is left to learn?' The program uses narrative and children's jokes to show language development in early school years involves far more than just learning grammar and vocabulary.
ESL: Methods and Curriculum Design

371.9 G725 VRe  V.6

This series gives teachers valuable insights into the various theories, approaches, and hypotheses of curriculum design for the English as a Second Language (ESL) classroom. Noted guest speakers are featured in each program, examining the practicality of the various methodologies, defining the features and key issues of each, and evaluating the techniques involved. 60 min each.  (We bought the following three programs.)
2. Methodology;
6. Current Issues in Language Training
9 A Curriculum Developed on Communicative Goal

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In this video, Dr. Armstrong explains how children learn and suggests that there are at least eight different ways of being smart. 44 min
Second Language Programs for Young Children

(We bought Children Learning English as a Second Language)

305.23 G725 VRe  V.8

This 10-lesson telecourse stresses that the best language programs for young children seem to be those in which language is learned as a by-product of other activity, such as play. 30 min each.
STAFF DEVELOPMENT SERIES -- Staff Development programs produced to assist and to motivate educators. 2 Programs. 1. Hot Tips for Teachers

A motivational, staff development program that offer helpful suggestions for teachers, from preparing for an unexpected absence to encouraging students to participate in everyday activities. Segments include: Preparing for Your Absence, Effective Learning Tools, Display Techniques, Building Success With Parents and Guardians. 2001, 15 min.

2. Discovery: Learning to Read by Singing

Designed to help teachers of beginning reading use a method of instruction that encourages children to learn to use music and the lyrics of favorite songs to become better and more enthusiastic readers. 1995/Archive, 30 min.

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Accent Coach

Dr. Speech

Real Analysis version 4.0 is a real-time speech assessment and training system designed specifically for speech-language pathologists, otolaryngologists, speech scientists and speech researchers.  Real Analysis helps to analyze, document, teach, reinforce and report speech waveform in various application.  Speech can be recorded through microphone, CD or imported form previous recordings in Windows.  The most important feature of Real Analysis is that it is a fully windows-based program without requiring any extra Digital Signal Processing (DSP) hardware.

This system can be used in a PC-based desktop or laptop computer equipped with a 16-bit sound card.  The following section expains the function of Real Analysis program   Real Analysis version 4.0 is a mixture of two modules of Dr. Speech 3.0 program: Real Speech 3.0 and Speech Analysis 3.0.  Real Analysis is a powerful clinical and teaching tool that provides highly versatile information for speech assessment and therapy features including:

1. Easy-to-use documentation and prining,
2. Real-time recording and playback
3. On-screen power cursors for quick and precise measurements,
4. Real-time feedback of F0 and Intensity displays,
5. Statistic Report and F0 Histogram,
6. Real-time feedback of Power and LPC Spectrum,
7. Real-time feedback of .Vowel Space displays,
8. Real-time feedback of Spectrogram display
9. Real-time Model-matching features and
10. Send mail.

一. 學英語的方法和課程規劃系列 (均60分鐘/含教師手冊)

2.  Methodology
3.  Teaching ESL Grammar
4.  Teaching ESL Reading
5.  Evaluating the ESL Student
9.  Curriculum Developed on Communicative Goals
Design For ESL Clasroom Second Language Acquisition
Design For ESL Classroom Focus. Sociocultural Approp.
Design For ESL Classroom Current Issues In Lang.

 二. 英語進階教育糸列 (均60分鐘)

2.  Second Language Acquisition
4.  Identification, Entry, Placement, Exit and Follow-up
8.  Assessing and Monitoring Student Progress
9.  Design for ESL Classroom Curriculum Dev. on Common Goals
 三. 生活英語糸列 (均30分鐘)
3.  Second Languages in Elementary Sechools: Philosophy, Program Models
5.  Content-Enriched FLES Partial Imersion
6.  Program Model Full Immersion Model
8.  Children Learning English as a Second Language

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Video Catalogue
English Department
, Fu Jen University