Psychologists Luft and Ingham developed the JoHari Window model in 1955. The JoHari Window is a communication tool that assists in the development of an individual’s self- awareness through the sharing of information about themselves with others, and most importantly, through seeking feedback from others.
Time-lapse is a zoomable video that enables you to search, pan or zoom around to see how the Earth has changed over the past 32 years (1984 to 2016). Through Time-lapse, one can explore the effects of climate change, urban sprawl and deforestation. For example, explore the effects of deforestation in Bolivia: once a vast carpet of healthy vegetation, the Amazon rain forest is changing rapidly
The Australian Generations Oral History Project is the first major national project to investigate through oral interviews (50 interviews per-birth decade over 60 years), generational change and identity, including the impact of social, cultural, technological and environmental changes on the experiences and attitudes of succeeding Australian generations
Samsara is a 2011 non-narrative documentary film from the creators of the infamous Baraka. Filmed over five years, in 100 locations and across 25 countries, the documentary utilises conceptual imagery of the word ‘samsara’, meaning birth, death and rebirth, which is accompanied by a music score that interprets the feeling of the pristine imagery.
Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull has recently announced changes to the Australian Citizen Test, and as a means to strengthen Australia’s multicultural society and its commitment to shared Australian values. Immigrants now wanting to become Australian citizens will be asked tough questions like “can you strike your spouse in the privacy of your home?” including meet strict new English language requirements.
This 2015 documentary film explores the lives of 6 adolescent brothers, who have spent their entire lives locked -up away from the socialising forces of society, in an apartment of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. With no friends, and home-schooled by their mother, the brothers learn about the outside world through the films they watch and re-create to escape isolation and loneliness. As adolescence looms, everything changes when one brother escapes.
Twinsters is a documentary based on the real-life story of two identical twin sisters born in South Korea, separated at birth and then adopted out to the USA and France. Unaware of each-others existence, at the age of 25 the identical twins discover each other via You-tube and Facebook. After DNA tests confirm their identity, the twins meet, and together return to South Korea to explore their backgrounds
In 2014, Always, a feminine hygiene brand, created a video campaign #LikeAGirl to re-define the phrase from an insult and negative inference to something powerful and strong. Not only did the campaign aim to break down female gendered stereotypes of weakness and vanity, but it sought to champion the confidence of millennium girls during puberty, a time when they often feel most awkward and unconfident.
A ‘coming of age’ ceremony across cultures signifies the transition from childhood to adulthood, where boys become young men and girls become young women. This article outlines thirteen of the world’s most diverse coming of age traditions across cultures. The article demonstrates that the age at which this happens, and how a child celebrates their rite of passage into adolescence/ adulthood, depends on where they live and their culture.
Real-life story of girl (10-12 years old) found living with monkeys in a Northern India forest. The girl, unable to speak and emaciated when found, behaved like an animal, running on her arms and legs and eating food from the floor. After treatment in hospital, she still cannot speak, but has begun walking normally and eating with her hands.