Many Ways to See the World DVD - diversity - hardcopy
This video is used in a number of courses on Social Geography, Human Geography, Social Justice, Diversity, and Global Awareness. It provides and understanding of how ethnocentrism develops, and provides alternative models (and images) to broaden students' understanding of the world around them.
Twelve compelling world maps are presented in this fast-paced program that has changed the way its audiences view the world. The DVD has three powerful messages that are conveyed through an analysis of maps: 1. We can only understand the world if we're willing to see things from multiple perspectives. 2. The "truth" must be seen from many vantage points. 3. One person's voice can make a huge difference in the world! You'll find each map story fascinating. Hear how a young Australian developed McArthur's Universal Corrective Map with its unique downunder viewpoint. Learn how Gerardus Mercator never intended to draw the world as many of us have always seen it. Images created by Len Guelke, Arthur Robinson, Tom Van Sant, Arno Peters, Buckminster Fuller, Paul Hoffman (founder of EarthSeals) are featured in this unique program. Many Ways to See the World is designed to generate interest and awareness in maps and their messages. This is a provocative learning tool that uses historical and current images to explore the subject of mapmaking. See below for a free copy on YouTube
Comes packaged in a plastic snap DVD case and includes permission for organizations, institutions and NGOs to screen the film in public or for the classroom at one location in perpetuity, as well as unlimited reproduction rights for film and all the bonus features. $89 for institutions. Home use is only $39.95.
This film is viewable on-line for FREE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aALCuA9H2KI
A free Teacher's Guide with Instructional Learning Objectives
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