The Standard Deviants are more fun than a textbook and cheaper than hiring a calculus tutor! Beginning with a review of functions and graphing, these DVDs cover limits, vertical and horizontal asymptote, slopes and derivatives, antiderivatives, the definite integral, and more. The Calculus DVD 2-Pack contains Calculus Part 1 and Part 2.
Writing Basics is a great DVD for anyone - students and non-students alike - who wants to write a terrific paper or polish his or her writing skills. This DVD will teach you everything from how to state and support a position, to collecting supporting information and writing a thesis statement. The Standard Deviants will help you become a better writer in no time! As with other Standard Deviants videos, this one begins with the warning that English Composition is meant to be used in conjunction with a class, not as a replacement.
Standard Deviants is a series of edutainment videos produced in the United States dealing with educational subjects such as math, science, politics, English, social studies, foreign language, and SAT Test Prep created for elementary schoolers, middle schoolers, high schoolers, college students, and graduate school students in the U.S. Originally a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television series, it blends essential information with Saturday Night Live-style humor. It is now a division of Cerebellum Corporation. The show is divided into many sections, using a humorous entrance to each one. An example of this is an Algebra subplot where Idaho Bones, based on Indiana Jones goes on a quest to find the Golden X.
Understanding the fundamentals of grammar is the first step to impressive writing. A few of the topics covered in this DVD include: the parts of speech, common nouns and pronouns, verb tenses, conjugations, and compound sentences. The Standard Deviants provide you with a fun, effective way of learning with their unique blend of helpful study tips and comic relief.
Personal Finance will provide you with the seven steps designed to help you gain control of your financial future: dreaming, setting goals, financial planning, budgeting, saving, investing, and portfolio strategy review. This DVD will teach you how to prioritize your financial goals and put your money to work for you.
As with other Standard Deviants videos, this one begins with the warning that English Composition is meant to be used in conjunction with a class, not as a replacement. Well, for once, ignore them. Sure, nothing can replace an English comp class, and everyone should take one, but this video is probably the most valuable one you could watch before beginning your high school or college career. In fact, even for those in the real world, English Composition can help you brush up on your writing skills. Whether you need to write a lab report, a critical review, or a case study or summarize professional articles, this video gives you the know-how to write an effective paper from brainstorming through revision.
The Standard Deviants: Writing Basics covers: Stating and supporting a position, the general characteristics of college writing, the writing process, clarifying your assignment, looking for key words, freewriting, purpose, audience, format, journals, collecting information, print sources, computer sources, outlining, clustering, rough drafts, getting feedback, organization, the introduction, the thesis statement, revising your thesis, transition sentences, revising your rough draft, paraphrasing, integrating sources, the conclusion.
If you're hunting for a new job, you probably already know that solid interviewing skills are essential. The Standard Deviants will show you how to prepare for an interview through research and practice. You'll also learn about the different types of interviews, from meal-time interviews to panel interviews.