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#13875/0430  ABOUT PROFESSIONAL BAKING (3 DVDs)
Presented by Chef Gail Sokol herself, delivers invaluable mini-segments of all essential techniques and practices involved in professional baking. For each segment, Chef Sokol summarizes the skill / demonstration, and clearly states the objectives. She then performs the skill / demonstration; and concludes the lesson by at the end of the segment.


#15810/0405  ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS (4 Programs)
Accounting is the backbone of business and how a company’s financial success or failure is measured. This series - a blend of essential facts, real-world examples, and insightful commentary by accountancy professionals and business owners and managers - provides an indispensable overview of the fundamentals of accounting. Ideal for business students and budding entrepreneurs alike. Four 30-minute programs: ACCOUNTING BASICS AND DEFINITIONS: Accounting Fundamentals MATCHING CONCEPT AND ACCOUNTING CYCLE: Accounting Fundamentals MANAGING INVENTORY: Accounting Fundamentals MANAGING ASSETS AND PAYROLL: Accounting Fundamentals


#11292/0635  AD INFINITUM: The Many Paths into Advertising DVD
Everything you wanted to know about the advertising industry but couldn't find anyone to ask. It's tough, highly competitive, cut-throat, creative, secretive, deceptive and deceiving and a lot of people want to work in it. This in-depth study focuses on a big time New York advertising office so viewers can begin to understand what goes on behind closed doors.


#11552/0485  AMERICAN LAMB MAKES THE PLATE - DVD and CD-ROM
This program offers a wide range of culinary possibilities no matter the foodservice venue and will help you to better familiarize your students and/or staff with this underutilized protein.


#14419/0490  ARE YOU LISTENING JIM? Hearing Conservation
This program presents the story of one worker's struggle with his own "inner voices" that encourage him to take better care of his hearing. Your workers will understand that it is not just the noise at work that can cause hearing loss, but excessive sound levels off the job as well. The overall message is simple, hearing loss is permanent but preventable and everyone needs to take care of their hearing both on and off the job.


#13819/0635  ART AND DESIGN: Insights into the Visual Arts DVD
Where do abstract painters and fashion designers find their muses? To what extent does the creative process differ between video artists, sculptors, and fine art embroiderers? How do illustrators and mixed media artists handle the business side of their work? Using capsule interviews with contemporary figures on the visual arts scene, this program draws viewers into the studio space and immerses them in the hands-on processes and limitless possibilities of art and design.


#10857/0635  ART OF FOOD PRESENTATION (THE) DVD
This video demonstrates techniques used by professional chefs to create and serve food that pleases the eye as well as the taste buds. Useful for professional development or for family food prep, good looking food makes people want to eat it; which is more or less the point of it all! Grades 9 to A


#13480/0470  ART TALK: Conversations with Working Artists
Contemporary artists working with diverse media share their thoughts on the creative process and what it means to be an artist. Features sculptors, painters, glass artists and a totem carver. Is being an artist a job? Is it a career possibility? Can you make a living with it?


#10925/0635  AUTO BODY REPAIR Series (12 Programs) DVD
This exciting 12-part series offers a complete crash (excuse the choice of words) course on how to make damaged vehicles look new again. Ideal for introducing, reinforcing, and reviewing essential body shop practices, procedures, tools, and techniques. Safety is stressed.


#14632/0430  AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY DVD 2
This is Module #2 of the AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY SERIES and deals specifically with Metal Straightening Fundamentals, Body Shop Materials and Fasteners, Fiberglass and Plastic Repair.


#14633/0430  AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY DVD 5
This is Module #5 from the AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY SERIES and deals specifically with Color Matching, Painting Problems, Buffing and Detailing, Doors, Glass, and Interior Service.


#14669/0545  BALANCING THE BOOKS: Understanding Financial Reporting
Teaches how to balance books and how to evaluate business performance using financial records. Areas covered include accounting information and tools, the balance sheet, calculating profit and loss, cash control, and assessing financial performance.Grades 8 to A


#16069/0635  BARRIERS TO COMMUNICATION AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM
A closed door, an exasperated expression, a noisy workstation, a cultural misunderstanding - all of these are examples of "noise", a general term for anything that gets in the way of effective communication. The key to overcoming communication barriers is to be able to identify and understand them. This program explains the various types of noise and details specific examples of physical, organizational, emotional, nonverbal, cultural, language-related or written barriers. Through expert interviews and creative vignettes, the video offers solutions to overcoming these common communication barriers. *Closed Captioned


#14654/1015  BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT SUCCESS
To successfully find and keep jobs, people must prevent their problems from becoming obstacles or excuses. This video takes viewers through the five categories of barriers that often stand between individuals and employment success and helps viewers develop the attitudes, resources, and know-how to meet their needs, analyze their options, and take action.


#14688/0430  BASIC FIREFIGHTING SERIES
The perfect complement to the Firefighter's Handbook, this DVD leads viewers, step-by-step, through processes and procedures used every day by highly trained firefighters on the job. Uses a unique blend of simulated action sequences, professional-quality animations, and helpful graphics to assist viewers in acquiring vitally important technical knowledge and hands-on skills - safely and efficiently.


#11415/0485  BASIC KITCHEN PREPARATION
Combining both traditional and contemporary methods, this program includes 30 fundamental culinary techniques guaranteed to improve skills and increase production. What every sous-chef needs to know!


#13787/0485  BASIC KITCHEN PREPARATION LEARNING SOLUTIONS (DVD and CD-ROM)
30 fundamental culinary techniques guaranteed to increase productivity. Demonstrates both traditional and contemporary methods straight from the classrooms and kitchens of the CIA.


#11413/0485  BASIC STEPS OF BAKING BREAD AND LAMINATING DOUGH
Viewers learn how to produce the finest in high-quality baked goods including puff pastry, pizza doughs, baguettes, hard rolls, and focaccia! Bake-on!


#11120/0485  BASICS OF SAUCEMAKING LEARNING SOLUTIONS (DVD and CD-ROM)
This new extended package combines the training information in the existing DVD series BASICS OF SAUCEMAKING - Brown, White, Tomato, and Emulsion Sauces - with an accompanying training guide that will make the most of your educational investment.


#15311/1120  BEHIND THE COLOR WHEEL: Using Color in Art and Design
Whether it's for fashion design, interior design, marketing, or painting as art or decoration, colour plays a major role. Viewers learn how to use it and manipulate it to achieve the effects they desire.Grades 7 to A


#13400/1777  BELLI TAPES (10 Programs on 5 DVDs)
Melvin Belli, "The King of Torts", "The Father of Demonstrative Evidence", was one of the greatest legal minds in American history. This series of ten 50-minute documentaries is used as a valuable reference in public and private law libraries, law schools, law firms, corporations, city, county, state and federal courts. An extraordinary legal legacy of American Trial Practice digitally remastered on DVD.


#11549/0485  BEST OF CULINARY BOOT CAMP - DVD
Take your cooking skills to a whole new level with this program! Offering step-by-step chef demonstrations of fundamental techniques - including roasting, braising, carving, stock preparation, cutting techniques, knife safety, and more - this informational DVD is a food enthusiast must-have!


#6550/1005  BEST PRACTICES FOR YOUR WEBSITE COLLECTION (12 Programs) New Edition
Kantola has updated this high level Stanford lecture series on e-commerce. Learn from the experts what you need to know about what's happening right now on the Web. Get all 12 titles in the series and save almost 50%!!!


#12144/0250  BETTER BREAD PROFESSIONAL SERIES (4 Programs)
Chef Ciril Hitz brings a unique expertise to the field of artisan and decorative breads. With a professional background in design as well as baking and pastry, Chef Hitz has earned national and international recognition for his exquisitely crafted breads. This excellent series - geared towards the hospitality industry and professional baker - consists of four programs: BAGUETTE TO PRETZEL; LAMINATED AND SWEET DOUGHS; ENRICHED DOUGHS; and, QUICK BREADS.


#12154/0250  BETTER BREAD PROFESSIONAL SERIES II (4 Programs) DVD
Four new additions to the BETTER BREAD SERIES!! These baking tutorials continue to deliver the same high-quality educational material established in the first four programs in the series. These programs provide professional bakers and home baking enthusiasts the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques in the privacy of their own home or bakeshop as their schedule allows.


#14560/0697  BIZ KIDS (26 Programs)
*WINNER! *National Emmy Award and Nominated for 7 National Emmy Awards *Silver Telly Award - Winner Herb Wegner Award for Outstanding Program From the producers of BILL NYE, THE SCIENCE GUY comes Biz Kid$, Fast paced and fun, Biz Kid$ is a series that teaches kids about managing money and entrepreneurship. Each episode features compelling real-life stories about young business owners and philanthropists and reinforces the importance of budgeting, saving, and giving back to the community. *Each of the series' 26 programs approximately 28 minutes. All are Closed Captioned and include Guides. Detailed descriptions of all programs are available. 1 - What Is a Biz Kid? 2 - What Is Money? 3 - How Do You Get Money? 4 - What Can You Do with Money? 5 - Money Moves 6 - Taking Charge of Your Financial Future 7 - A Biz: What Is It? 8 - How to Succeed in Biz-Ness by Really Trying! 9 - Cash and Credit 10 - How to Achieve Your Financial Goals 11 - Don't Blow Your Dough 12 - Introducing Entrepreneurs 13 - The Biz Kids Challenge 14 - How to Be a Smart Consumer 15 - Using Your Credit-Crazy or Compelling? 16 - Budgeting Basics 17 - Understanding Business Ethics 18 - Saving and Investing for Your Future 19 - A Closer Look at Careers 20 - The Global Economy 21 - Bulls, Bears, and Financial Markets 22 - Sell, Sell, Sell (The Science of Sales) 23 - Understanding Income and Expenses 24 - Building and Growing a Business 25 - Understanding Your Paycheck 26 - Social Entrepreneurs ***Each program is available for purchase separately.


#14896/0635  BRAKING SYSTEMS ASE CERTIFICATION SERIES (3 Programs)
When it comes to automotive professionalism and a concern for customer safety, nothing is more important than high-quality brake repair work. Use this three-part series to give auto-shop students and service trainees their best shot at acing the ASE A5 test, along with real-world capabilities in diagnosing and solving a variety of braking system problems.*Includes a viewable/printable instructor’s guide including ASE/NATEF task correlation checklists is available online. There are three programs in the series: BRAKE FUNDAMENTALS, ABS, AND FLARING 33 minutes MASTER CYLINDERS, VALVES AND BLEEDING, AND POWER ASSIST 20 minutes DISC AND DRUM BRAKES 22 minutes


#12145/0250  BREAD ART PROFESSIONAL SERIES (3 Programs) DVD
Chef Ciril Hitz brings a unique expertise to the field of artisan and decorative breads. With a professional background in design as well as baking and pastry, Chef Hitz has earned national and international recognition for his exquisitely crafted breads. In this series for the professional baker, he demonstrates: YEASTED DOUGH TECHNIQUES NON-YEASTED DOUGH TECHNIQUES BUILDING A COMPETITION PIECE


#11432/0485  BRITTLES AND MORE - DVD
There is no better way to show your guests that you care about what you are doing than by giving them hand-made chocolates.


#1927/2155  BUILDING BIG: Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams and Tunnels (5 programs) DVD
This is a history, architecture, engineering lesson all rolled into one very interesting series suitable for just about any age group from middle school on up. It's about some of the most famous structures in history as well as present times and how they were put up. Grades 7 to A


#12835/1690  BUILDING TRADES II (20 Programs)
This 21-program educational video collection is a one-stop shop for anyone who wants to learn how to construct a building from the ground up. Applied math is introduced. Grades 8 to A


#15990/0697  BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE (Biz Kids)
In today’s world, great tools are available for you to build a business on line. The Biz Kids investigate the advantages and potential pitfalls in Internet businesses. Hear about the success of a young graphic designer, a nine-year-old who sells bath salts, and two teens who built a social networking site - all who built their businesses online. *Closed Captioned. *This program is part of the BIZ KIDS SERIES


#12758/0485  CAKE ART - DVD
With a focus on decorating mediums, techniques, and equipment, this program offers clear and easy-to-follow directions for preparing several items featured in the CIA Cake Art cookbook, including the gift-wrapped cake, buttercream roses cake, and buttercream flowers cupcakes.


#13830/0450  CAKE DECORATING SERIES (3 Programs) DVD
Decorating cakes, for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or any other special occasion, can turn ordinary cakes into celebrations of beauty, especially when done by expert Elaine MacGregor. In this series of three programs, she demonstrates in easy-to-follow steps the fascinating and rewarding art of creative sugarcraft.


#13789/0485  CAPTIVATING CONFECTIONS LEARNING SOLUTIONS (DVD and CD-ROM)
The innovative, comprehensive package combines the information contained within the four DVDs FILLED CHOCOLATES, FILLED CHOCOLATES, HAND-FORMED CHOCOLATES, BRITTLES & MORE together with an accompanying training guide that will further enrich your learning experience.


#11474/0485  CAPTIVATING CONFECTIONS SERIES (3 Programs)
Learn the detailed methods and creative design concepts for preparing luscious pastries and spectacular sugar and chocolate showpieces that customers will long remember. This comprehensive three-part series will show how to fully satisfy customers' collective sweet tooth.


#9800/0405  CAREER CLUSTERS III Series (4 Programs)
With these programs, you can host a job fair in your classroom any day of the year. In this series, people from diverse fields share their experience and advice about the jobs they’ve chosen and how they got them. Real people in real jobs talk about opportunities. The four programs in the series are: THE ARTS, AUDIO VISUAL TECHNOLOGY AND COMMUNICATIONS 24 minutes HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM 22 minutes ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION 20 minutes HUMAN SERVICES 22 minutes Grades 7 to A


#13015/1120  CAREER COMPASS: Exploring Occupations (4 Programs)
What would you be good at? Explore these careers with this comprehensive four part series! Learn what these jobs entail as well as related careers. JOBS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT 29 minutes JOBS IN CLOTHING, TEXTILES AND FASHION 27 minutes JOBS IN FOOD AND NUTRITION 29 minutes JOBS IN HOUSING AND INTERIOR DESIGN 29 minutes *Closed Captioned *Includes online Guide Grades 7 to A


#13740/1120  CAREER COMPASS: The Successful Job Search (4 Programs)
Follow the adventure of getting a job - from assessing career interests and the job search, to writing a resume and acing the interview. Four 25-minute programs: MAPPING A CAREER PATH: Your Aptitude, Interests, Values and Personality Learn about useful assessment techniques and learn the four domains of self-assessment. YOUR JOB SEARCH: Navigating the Roads to Employment Discover where to look for a job and how to develop a successful job search plan. ENGAGING RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS: How to Hook the Job You Want Understand how to edit a resume and craft a cover letter for a specific job. SOLID INTERVIEW SKILLS: Your Journey to a Job Offer Gain insight and advice to guide you before, during and after the interview.


#12649/1410  CAREER COUNSELING WITH CHILDREN: Live Demonstrations
Dr. Adam Zagelbaum, Sonoma State University, skillfully and sensitively counsels two preteen children in individual career counseling sessions. Students of counseling learn that children can understand and work with basic career constructs if age-appropriate methods are used.


#12685/0635  CAREER OPTIONS FOR WOMEN: Emerging Opportunities Series I (13 Programs) DVD
Each job featured in this series can be done by either men or women; however, this series highlights women working in jobs traditionally done by men, mostly in trades and technology. Filmed across Canada, it is intended to raise awareness by providing insight into a wide range of leading edge careers not typically considered by females. Also available in FRENCH***


#12690/0635  CAREER OPTIONS FOR WOMEN: Emerging Opportunities Series II (13 Programs)
Each job featured in this series can be done by either men or women; however, this series highlights women working in jobs traditionally done by men, mostly in trades and technology. Filmed across Canada, it is intended to raise awareness by providing insight into a wide range of leading edge careers not typically considered by females. ***Also available in French


#12695/0635  CAREER OPTIONS FOR WOMEN: Emerging Opportunities Series III (13 Programs)
Each job featured in this series can be done by either men or women; however, this series highlights women working in jobs traditionally done by men, mostly in trades and technology. Filmed across Canada, it is intended to raise awareness by providing insight into a wide range of leading edge careers not typically considered by females.


#13481/0470  CAREERS IN ART
Real world professionals working in arts-related fields tell about their careers, the education needed to enter and excel, and other advice and insights that will benefit students as they begin to think about their future careers.


#11734/1290  CAREERS IN FASHION: Talent, Technology and Opportunity
Besides being a necessity, a basic need for virtually all of humanity, and therefore a major staple of the world's economy, clothing is an expression of personality for many. Fashion is the business behind that expression and has itself become the foundation of one great modern industry. Highly complex and competitive, the fashion industry requires skilled workers in many areas, both technical and creative. Grades 9 to 12


#12884/1290  CAREERS IN HOSPITALITY: Service and Adventure
As you explore the many career options available in today’s world, you may want to take a fresh look at an exciting choice. This program goes behind the scenes to show all the possibilities of a career in hospitality management. Grades 9 to A


#12322/1290  CAREERS IN INTERIOR DESIGN
This video explains the difference between interior decorating and interior design, with an emphasis on the latter. Interviews with professionals from a variety of avenues in the interior design field will provide students with a deeper level of understanding of interior design and the opportunities available in that field. Grades 9 to 12


#15575/0917  CAREERS IN THEATRE
This comprehensive program will help your students explore the many career opportunities in theatre: *Performers, actors, director, casting director, stage manager, choreographer, dance captain, stage manager, vocal coach, etc. *Technical: designers, production manager, TD, carpenters, audio, scenic artists, props carpenters and artisans, electrics, drapers, stitchers, trimmers, crafts, board programmers, and running crews. *Theatre Administration: producer, artistic director, managers, development & company, front-of-house, marketing. *Theatre Education Also, interviews with working professionals show what a typical day at work is like for the different jobs, what are the most satisfying and challenging aspects of their profession, what kind of training their areas require, and which jobs demand irregular hours and travel. *Includes a suggested 6 to 10 day course itinerary with your students.


#15779/1280  CAREERS WITHOUT COLLEGE
Have you decided that college is not the path for you? This program is an inside look at today's top jobs that don't require a college degree. Career fields discussed are in fast-growing industries like computers, medicine, trades, and the law. You will hear individuals discuss their jobs, skills, and training in featured careers that include Web Developer, Pharmacy Technician, Plumber, and Court Reporter. You will also be informed of additional careers in these fields that don't require a college degree. *Includes Instructor's Guide *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request


#2109/0670  CEVO 2: POLICE
This comprehensive course zeroes in on an officer's ability to read and react to traffic conditions during routine and emergency driving situations. Participants in the course are shown how to utilize their previous driving experience to prepare them for emegency driving conditions. The program also focuses on making use of their investigative skills to analyze their current driving techniques. A fully scripted presentation is provided for instructors.


#3923/0670  CEVO 3: AMBULANCE
First introduced in the early 90’s, the Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) courses for ambulance, fire and police personnel quickly became accepted as standards in driver training for these fields. Since then, over 500,000 emergency professionals have been trained with the CEVO programs. Now, based on valuable input from participants, instructors, and loss prevention professionals, a revised and updated CEVO 3: Ambulance course is available.


#3924/0670  CEVO 3: FIRE
Newly revised and updated! The conditions that fire truck drivers and apparatus operators must often perform in are among the most hazardous possible. This program focuses on just those circumstances and offers professional guidance that otherwise would take years to accumulate.


#12380/0635  CHASSIS AND FRONT END (9 Programs) DVD
This nine-part series will support any intensive course covering the following systems and how they are serviced: brakes, steering, suspension, and both conventional and front-wheel drive wheel bearings. Wheel alignment theory and adjustment is also a program topic.


#15381/1290  CHILD DEVELOPMENT CAREERS
Catch a glimpse into a variety of careers that work directly with the growth and development of children. Viewers discover the benefits and challenges of working with children through personal interviews of people working in various child development careers, including: Storyteller and Children's Librarian; Pediatrician; YWCA Director; Montessori School Administrator; Pediatric Occupational Therapist; and, Speech Pathologist.Grades 6 to A


#11429/0485  CHOCOLATE DECORATION TECHNIQUES with Ewald Notter
Making a great dessert look like a great dessert is the essence of this dip into the all important use of chocolate.


#15312/1120  CLOTHES AT WORK: Decoding Office Dress Codes
There are exceptions but most workplaces would prefer their employees/associates to adhere to some level of professional appearance and grooming on the job. Viewers learn some standards that are generally accepted as ‘business-like’ and get hints on how to develop a wardrobe that makes sense, makes the grade and won’t break the bank. Even tattoo shops demand the right t-shirts and nose rings!Grades 7 to A


#15872/0670  COACHING REFRESHER (THE)
This program for professional driving trainers reviews key driving concepts and assesses driving attitudes (including distracted driving, roundabouts, move over law and more). Targets specific behaviors and attitudes that drivers may be familiar with, but may not be practiced with regularity in their everyday driving. The program can serve equally well as a stand-alone course or as an easily integrated supplement to existing driver safety courses and is ideal for all drivers. *Includes reproducible answer sheets.


#15402/0670  COACHING THE EXPERIENCED DRIVER 3
This completely new course is designed for drivers who have experienced driving in today’s traffic environments with the objective of improving the ability to observe and respond safely to potential collision-producing situations. *Includes Guide


#14886/0635  COMMON JOB INTERVIEW MISTAKES: What NOT To Say or Do!
Having all the right credentials and experience doesn’t count for much if a candidate comes off as unprepared, unmotivated, and unprofessional in an interview. This video shows how to avoid that fate with concrete advice from experts, eye-catching graphics that reinforce core concepts, and clear-cut dramatizations that illustrate interview dos and don’ts.


#11530/0635  COMPLETE CAREER CLUSTERS SERIES (16 Programs) DVD
No one knows jobs better than the people who actually do them! This four-part series lets the experts speak, as they share their firsthand knowledge of their career areas. Covering 16 broad occupational categories, the Career Clusters system offers information on practically every job there is! Each and every Cluster is represented in this outstanding 16-part series - a perfect companion to the Career Clusters Poster Set. Correlates to all applicable standards.


#7085/0405  COMPLETE JOB SEARCH SYSTEM (5 Programs)
This comprehensive, concise, five-part job search series is ideal for introducing job seekers to information and techniques that will be helpful in selecting a career and getting a job. Designed to be of use to a wide variety of viewers, these programs are entertaining yet loaded with solid content, informative interviews, helpful tips, and colorful graphics.


#12481/1290  CONFESSIONS OF A FASHION DESIGNER
The world of high fashion is intensely competitive, high risk, and very profitable to those who succeed. Just being able to make a nice dress or gown generally does not bring much attention. Viewers get a behind the scenes peek at this often other-worldly profession and what counts as success. Grades 9 to A


#14348/1290  CONFESSIONS OF A FOOD STYLIST
An interview and behind the scenes footage with Lisa Golden Schroeder, food stylist, cookbook author and teacher, gives the audience insight into the career of a food stylist. Grades 6 to A


#11585/1290  CONFESSIONS OF A MONTESSORI TEACHER AND IN-HOME CHILDCARE PROVIDER
Interviews and day-in-the life footage with a Montessori teacher and an in-home childcare provider gives insight into these from a career choice point of view. This program teaches viewers about: the education and training needed; the salary range for this career; the long-term career outlook; the "highs and lows" of the job; and, the typical activities in the day.Grades 7 to A


#12321/1290  CONFESSIONS OF AN INTERIOR DESIGNER
Designing and decorating space for work or play, for comfort or for beauty, to inspire or relax or stimulate, is the work of a professional interior designer. Viewers learn what it takes to make a career in this field that requires both artistry and utility. Grades 9 to 12


#13790/0485  COOKING METHODS LEARNING SOLUTIONS (DVD and CD-ROM)
This package combines the quintessential training information from the three DVDs - DRY HEAT METHODS Volume I, DRY HEAT METHODS Volume II, and MOIST HEAT METHODS along with the training CD-ROM.


#11425/0485  COOKING METHODS: The Rock Upon Which You Build Your Career (3 Programs) DVD
Classic cooking methods are the bedrock of the successful and innovative culinary professional. By deepening your understanding of the all-important cooking fundamentals used in preparing an array of dishes, you will enhance your overall skills and become a more versatile, more creative culinary professional. Learning the essentials is essential to your career. Gain the skills and techniques needed to compete in today's culinary world-make yourself successful and your operation more successful.


#15495/0635  CREATING MOBILE APPS (2 Programs)
With the app market in boom mode, entrepreneurs around the world have poured their energy and resources into app development. What does it take to stake a claim in this high-tech gold rush? What tools and techniques are most likely to produce a winner? This two-part series - MOBILE APP RESEARCH AND PLANNING and MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT - answers those questions, going inside the world of app creation - from the eureka moment that inspires a new project through various stages of content and interface development to the final phases of deploying and promoting the app. Weighing platform options, ensuring ease of navigation, and integrating social media are all important topics of discussion, and both episodes feature detailed interviews with experts who specialize in app development.


#12647/1410  CREATING MORE SATISFYING LIVES: A Live Demonstration of Happenstance Career Theory
In a spontaneous and unrehearsed demonstration, Dr. Krumboltz applies Happenstance Learning Theory with a female Chinese-American graduate student contemplating career directions. Career counseling here goes far beyond achieving the so-called BEST job for the MOST money. It also is taken past strict career PLANNING in that spontaneity, luck and perhaps fate can all play parts in delivering true job satisfaction.


#15221/0635  CROCODILE IN THE YANGTZE: Inside a Chinese Internet Juggernaut
Starting out as an English teacher and small-scale website builder, Jack Ma became China’s first Internet entrepreneur, gradually assembling the Alibaba Group - a digital empire that faced off against eBay and won.


#15875/0635  CROWDFUNDING AND GRANTS (2 Programs)
Lots of people have great ideas and enthusiasm for projects that will make the world a better place, help their community, or advance their own goals, but few know how to take their great idea and turn it into a reality. This two-part series explores two popular fundraising methods - grant writing and crowdfunding - and breaks down the two most essential parts of the process: crafting a persuasive argument for why your project is worth funding, and putting together a solid budget for how much the project will cost. There are two programs in the series also available individually: DEVELOPING A PERSUASIVE PROPOSAL 20 minutes REACHING YOUR FINANCIAL GOAL 18 minutes


#13946/0420  CULINARY CARVING AND PLATE DECORATING - DVD
In this DVD, Chef Harvey demonstrates Culinary Carving and Plate Decorating featuring several different garnishes.


#11420/0485  CULINARY KNIFE KNOWLEDGE (2 Programs) DVD
Knives are among a chef's most prized possessions, and superior knife skills are at the core of his or her success! Viewers learn that treating knives with respect and care helps prolong their life and ensures safety and efficiency in the kitchen.


#13788/0485  CULINARY KNIFE KNOWLEDGE LEARNING SOLUTIONS (DVD and CD-ROM)
This new package combines the fundamental training information from the two DVDs - KNIFE CARE and KNIFE SKILLS - with accompanying downloadable training materials on a CD-ROM that will make the most of your educational investment.


#13799/0635  DENTAL HYGIENIST
The job of the dental hygienist is just as hands-on as any dentist’s - and it offers an outstanding springboard for a career in the healthcare and dental fields. This program shows what a dental hygienist can expect as far as training, duties, and compensation, while outlining the personal qualities and people skills that any successful D.H. should possess.


#10391/1290  DESIGN I: The Elements
* Received 3 out of 4 stars from Instructional Video Review!!! * School Library Journal says A MUST FOR ALL SCHOOLS!!! Anytime you create something, a sketch or a skyscraper, you are designing. Explore the ELEMENTS of design - color, line, shape, form, pattern and texture - in the usual design disciplines: interior, clothing, landscape, and architecture, as well as more unusual venues, like the family dog, kids and professional models.


#10392/1290  DESIGN II: The Principles DVD
* Received 3 of 4 stars from Instructional Video Review!!! * School Library Journal says A MUST FOR ALL SCHOOLS!!!


#13309/1290  DESIGN: All About Color
Color has the ability to create emotion and influence our moods. Color is a powerful tool in interior design and fashion. Interior designer Brandi Hagen discusses: the history of color and the development of color theories; the color system: hue, value, and chroma; the color wheel; warm and cool colors; and, color schemes. Grades 6 to 12


#13294/1290  DESIGN: All About Textiles
The human body is almost constantly in contact with some form of textile, whether it be the clothing that we wear or the interiors that we live and work in. Join interior designer Brandi Hagen as she showcases samples and explains different types of natural fibers including plant, animal, mineral and synthetic fibers, including: Nylon, Polyester, Rayon, Acrylic, and Microfibers. Fabric construction and surface design are also discussed. Grades 6 to 12


#13308/1290  DESIGN: The Elements
In fashions or interiors what constitutes a good design? Is it simply a matter of taste? All in the eye of the beholder? Not to professionals it isn't. Viewers learn that there are actually certain elements that fit together to make a design work. Grades 6 to 12


#14468/0880  DESIGN: Understanding the Principles DVD
Outlining the elements of design (color, size, texture, line, and shape), this DVD teaches how to combine them to achieve such design principles as unity, dominance, contrast, and rhythm. The program features professor John Roach and students from Parsons School of Design and offers practical examples of design principles in such fields as architecture and fashion design.


#13160/0545  DEVELOPING A CAREER PORTFOLIO
This program covers a range of aspects relating to the compilation of a career portfolio, including defining a career portfolio, collection of information relevant to both specific and generic skills, and putting it all together. Serious job-seeking requires serious preparation. Viewers get direction and explanation on how to make the best impression in presenting themselves to potential employers. Grades 8 to A


#16083/0635  DIGITAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Dos and Don’ts
From texting to email to video calls, digital technology has transformed how we communicate with each other. But in formal situations like at work or in school, which forms of communications are appropriate, and when? Viewers of this video, especially digital natives, may be surprised to discover that communicating isn’t just about sharing information—it’s creating it—and that the ways in which emails, texts or voice messages are composed and conveyed may make the difference in impressing or disappointing an employer or co-worker. Even for late adopters of digital technology, this video has important points on what you should do—and what you don’t want to do—when it comes to email, texting, video-conferencing and using the phone for business calls or voice mail. *Closed Captioned


#15000/0353  DIGITAL PRODUCT DESIGN: Design for Quality, Manufacturing, Assembly and Disassembly Principles, and an Inkjet Printer Green Engineering Disassembly Use Case
Introduces and illustrates several basic product design, process design, design for quality, assembly /disassembly, and other design rules with simple and practical examples whilst disassembling an inkjet printer on screen. In particular, the rules and principles discussed.


#14670/0635  DISABILITIES AT WORK: Successful Job Hunting for People with Disabilities (3 Programs)
This three-part series helps people with disabilities gain the confidence, awareness, search tools, and interview strategies necessary to take the job-hunting bull by the horns. From online resources that can pinpoint skills and interests - to organizations and Web sites that can clarify legal questions - to concrete advice on preparing a resume, completing an application, and sitting down face-to-face with a potential employer - this is an up-to-date guide to greater prosperity, empowerment, and productivity. Inspiring case studies and expert interviews are featured throughout. There are three 28 minute programs in this series: EFFECTIVE JOB SEARCH FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SMART RESUMES AND APPLICATIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES JOB INTERVIEW ESSENTIALS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES


#15052/1290  DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Fashion Design Careers
Many young people who are ‘into’ clothes and like to dress themselves fashionably look at fashion design as a possible career choice. This video delves into some of the very real challenges of turning their personal affinity for clothing into a business.Grades 6 to A


#16146/1015  DRESS AND GROOM FOR CAREER SUCCESS
Learn how to present yourself professionally for interview and career success! This program provides a wealth of examples that demonstrate practical do's and don’ts for dressing and grooming. Interviews with real-world hiring experts will put your clients or students into the minds of employers so they are better prepared to meet expectations.


#13542/1005  DRIVING TRAFFIC TO YOUR WEBSITE - DVD
Whether your site’s purpose is to sell products or market your firm, Ulla McGee’s real-world experience lends proven methods for increasing traffic to your website.


#12787/1725  e2 DESIGN
Each of the six 30-minute programs in this series presents unique design challenges and triumphs which represent true innovation. Learn how designers created green spaces in the urban jungle of Cairo, are fighting to rebuild the devastated 9th ward of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and are creating architecture out of junked tires and appliances in Rotterdam, Netherlands, etc.


#9798/1290  EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONS - DVD
"I think I'd like to find a job working with children but I wonder which one ...? A variety of high-energy, engaging professionals who work with children illustrate the range of choices for students today including Kindergarten Teacher, Public Health Nurse, Pediatrician, Spanish Liaison, and eight other professions. Grades 9 to A


#14492/0430  ELECTRICAL SAFETY (for the Professional)
Viewers will get a first rate introduction to professional electrical safety from this program, which allows learners to understand all the most important elements in safety regulations associated with electrical theory. Enhanced with quality animations includes topics on electrical hazards, electrical shock, arcing incident, personal protective equipment, lock out tag out procedures, safe work practices, proper use of electrical meters, hand tools, power tools and employer responsibility. *Closed Captioned TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction. (2 minutes) Electrical Shock. (4 minutes) Arc Flash/Arc Blast. (2 minutes) Introduction to Personal Protection Equipment. (2 minutes) Fire Resistant (FR) Electrical Rated (ER) Clothing. (2 minutes) Hearing and Lung Protection. (1.5 minutes) Lockout/Tagout Procedures. (1.5 minutes) Tools. (3 minutes) Meters and Testers. (2 minutes) Electrical Safety Program (2 minutes)


#14421/0490  ELECTRICAL SAFETY: What Everyone Should Know
What is electricity and how does it work? This video explains electrical terminology and examines the dangerous effects electricity can have. Demonstrates ways to work with electricity safely including ground fault protection, circuit loading, care of power and extension cords, wet locations, and recognizing current carrying conductors. *Includes Instructor's Guide and Quiz and PowerPoint Presentation


#15095/0430  ELECTRICAL THEORY AC INTERACTIVE INSTITUTIONAL DVD, 1st Edition
This DVD contains a complete set of videos that are enhanced with interactive graphics, animations, and questions that can easily be used by your students as a homework solution, study guide, or supplemental online classroom instruction to meet the needs of a mandatory hybrid requirement for your class. These interactive videos allow your students to better connect with the subject matter while fulfilling instructor requirements for electronic learning material. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Basic Alternating Current. Inductance in AC Circuits. Capacitors. Capacitors in AC Circuits. RLC Circuits.


#15090/0430  ELECTRICAL THEORY DC INTERACTIVE INSTITUTIONAL DVD, 1st Edition
This DVD contains a complete set of videos that are enhanced with interactive graphics, animations, and questions that can easily be used by your students as a homework solution, study guide, or supplemental online classroom instruction to meet the needs of a mandatory hybrid requirement for your class.


#13866/0430  ELECTRICAL WIRING SET (Programs 1 to 4)
This series sets the stage for learning by motivating viewers and heightening their enthusiasm. Shot on various construction sites and enhanced with quality animations, each DVD is devoted to a specific specialized topic including: electrical installation planning essentials, GFCIs, special-purpose outlets, and custom installation. Video 1: Introduction to Electrical Installation Video. Video 2: Planning for Circuit Installation Video. Video 3: Special Circuits Video. Video 4: Lighting by the Room Video *Animations are included to present material in a clear and logical manner. *Closed captioned to assist hearing impaired students.


#13867/0430  ELECTRICAL WIRING SET (Programs 5 to 8)
This series (see also #13866) sets the stage for learning by motivating viewers and heightening their enthusiasm. Shot on various construction sites and enhanced with quality animations, each DVD is devoted to a specific specialized topic including: electrical installation planning essentials, GFCIs, special-purpose outlets, and custom installation. Viewers get a first-rate introduction to the broad spectrum of specialized knowledge essential to an electrician. Video 5. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters Video. Video 6. Special Purpose Outlets Video. Video 7. Miscellaneous & Custom Installations Video. Video 8. Service Entrances Video. *Animations are included to present material in a clear and logical manner. *Closed captioned to assist hearing impaired students.


#15140/0430  ELECTRICITY FOR REFRIGERATION, HEATING AND A/C (4 DVD Set)
This series of 16 programs on 4 DVDs is an excellent way to introduce essential electrical topics from basic concepts of electricity through motor controls. A powerful blend of live action, precise graphics and top-quality animations enable viewers to quickly grasp the new knowledge and skills being introduced with clear step-by-step demonstrations. DVD ONE INCLUDES: Safety - Basic Electricity and Circuits - Electric Meters/Basic Components and Symbols - Wiring Diagrams and Schematics DVD TWO INCLUDES: Alternating Current/Power Distribution and Voltage Systems - Installation of Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration Systems - Basic Electrical Motors - Components of Electric Motors DVD THREE INCLUDES: Electrical Control Devices - Heating Control Devices - Air Conditioning Control Systems - Control Systems: Circuitry - Solid State Devices/Touch Screen Thermostats/Environmental Concerns New! DVD FOUR covers residential air conditioning control systems and solid state controls.


#12981/0635  ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN
Design, it's everywhere! The good, the bad and the ugly...this video uses examples in architecture, landscaping, graphics, and other fields to reinforce essential concepts. Students will find the program's lively animation sequences helpful as they absorb each design lesson. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online.


#16127/2003  ENGINEERING: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics
Scientists and engineers have made great strides in recent years with prosthetics and orthotics. In this program we discuss how designers simulate the anatomy and physiology of missing limbs. Though some prosthetics are simple and minimally functional, others are complex bionic artificial limbs with improved designs, using advanced hydraulics, lightweight materials such as carbon fiber and computer microprocessors and sensors. This program will highlight how advances in prosthetics have improved life for people with certain injuries and disabilities. *Closed CaptionedGrades 8 to A


#14519/2047  ENTERPRISE CASE STUDIES III: Starting Up
People start enterprises for many different reasons - to make money, to give themselves interesting jobs, maybe even to make the world a better place. But they all have to find a way to get going - and starting up is never easy. Three case studies: an Internet Business; a Tea Room; and, a Fitness Business.


#16059/1290  ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Be Your Own Boss
*It is said that entrepreneurs are ordinary people who achieve extraordinary things. How do entrepreneurs succeed in following their dreams, while making them profitable? Discover the struggles and successes of four different business owners in this program. Featuring interviews of a baker, videographer, children’s clothing designer, and president of a charitable running event company, the entrepreneurs share their experiences running their own businesses.Grades 6 to A


#10249/2003  ER - THE PROPMASTERS - DVD (Journeys Below the Line Series)
Focusing on the popular television series 'ER', viewers get an absolutely amazing insight as to how much work that is rarely noticed (intentionally so) goes into the props that form the details and background for high quality video productions.


#14895/0635  ETHICAL TEXTILES: Sustainability and Fair Trade (3 Programs)
Global in scope, this three-part series explores the ethical and environmental fallout of large-scale textile production. It follows the work of manufacturers in the U.K. and Bangladesh as it investigates the consequences of ultra-cheap labor and supply systems. Also examines fair trade initiatives developed in response to industry abuses, inequities, and hazards. A crucial resource for economics, sociology, and environmental studies!


#9426/1280  ETHICS AT WORK: Doing the Right Thing on the Job
Most people know about the BIG scandals of corporate lying, cheating, stealing and would agree that the behavior involved was wrong, immoral, unethical. But many of them wouldn't see their own small scale work-related freebies and handouts and time wasting in the same way. This video challenges viewers to look in the mirror. Grades 8 to A


#7279/0405  EVERY CALL COUNTS!
Aimed especially at young people entering the world of work, this video provides some essential information on the proper use of the telephone, still one of the most important business tools. It's about customer service and effective communication that's up to date and relevant to today's workplace. Grades 9 to A


#14655/1015  EXPERT JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR THE EX-OFFENDER (3 Programs)
This series helps job seekers with a troubled background understand the importance of creating a career plan, how to create a resume that gets noticed by employers for the right reasons, and what it take to succeed in the job interview. Each of the three programs contains interviews with correctional officials and offers advice tailored to the formerly incarcerated. CAREER PLANS AND GOALS RESUME REALITIES INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES


#14689/0430  FIRE OFFICER I and II
Adhering to the 2003 Edition of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, this four-part program focuses on the "soft skills" essential to Fire Officers at Levels I and II.


#14680/0430  FIREFIGHTER'S HANDBOOK SKILLS SERIES (4 Programs)
Lively skills-based video plus exciting graphics and animations create a valuable resource for key firefighter certification skills. The four-part DVD series begins with two discs devoted to Firefighter I, and then follows with discs for Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations.


#14938/0483  FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Students will learn the importance of making a strong first impression as the manager of a video store interviews eight young individuals for a part-time position. Students will evaluate the applicants, make a decision and then see what happens!Grades 7 to A


#9447/0405  FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Etiquette and Work Habits for New Employees
Aimed particularly at teenagers embarking on their first real work experiences, provides all sorts of advice on how to become a positive contributing member of a workplace right from the start. Viewers learn that it's a lot easier to make a great first impression than to live down a bad one.


#15150/0310  FLORAL DESIGN AND TECHNIQUES SERIES (11 DVDs)
This series of eleven programs examines different types of flowers, mechanics and wiring methods, as well as how to create an arrangement. Visual design strategies, geometric forms in floral designs, and corsage and boutonniere creation are also addressed in this floral design curriculum. Additional topics include wedding and bereavement arrangements, floral holidays and occasions, and the critique and appraisal of floral designs. Includes an Interactive Teacher's Resource Guide containing lesson plans and a variety of worksheets, activities, notes and projects.


#12924/1290  FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS - DVD
Many young people these days find themselves employed in foodservice kitchens of one sort or another. This program teaches students the basics about equipment and tools used in foodservice kitchens. Grades 6 to A


#13482/0405  FORENSIC FIELD TECHNIQUES FOR HUMAN REMAINS
This program provides a comprehensive introduction to the application of forensic science to crime scenes where human remains have been found. *Viewer discretion is advised.


#14423/0490  FORKLIFT SAFETY: Handle With Care
This program is designed to provide the equipment-specific training needed to comply with OSHA's powered industrial truck standard and will educate your employees on the most common type of equipment - the sit down, counter balanced forklift. Viewers will learn: How to Correctly Inspect Their Forklift; Forklift Stability and How to Prevent Tip-over; The Importance of Seatbelt Use; Safe Operation of a Forklift; and, How to Safely Load and Unload Trailers.


#16020/1047  FROM NOTHING, SOMETHING: The Creative Process
FROM NOTHING, SOMETHING profiles creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines and finds common methods, habits and neuroses that lead to breakthrough ideas. This is a thoughtful, intimate, often funny look at the creative process - straight from the brains of some of our culture's most inspiring and accomplished talents.


#11589/0405  FROM PAROLE TO PAYROLL: A Process of Persistence (3 Programs)
For the ex-offender, finding a job is one of the most difficult and important steps toward building a new and productive life. Many think it's actually impossible. This series of four programs offers hope by introducing ex-offenders to the latest information and techniques in selecting a career and getting a job. The package includes three DVDs and one Workbook: FINDING A JOB 23 minutes RESUMES AND JOB APPLICATIONS 20 minutes THE JOB INTERVIEW 22 minutes THE EX-OFFENDER'S JOB SEARCH COMPANION: Getting a Good Job Despite Your Record 72 pages


#14498/1290  FROM SPORTS TO CAREER
Why would prospective employers be at all interested in learning about a job applicant's previous participation in athletics? What attributes can be learned from sports that are useful on the job? Viewers learn about teamwork, reliability, cooperation, endurance: habits athletes learn from sports and the very attributes employers want. Grades 6 to A


#11421/0485  FUNDAMENTALS OF RESTAURANT ECONOMICS: Understanding "The Business of Restaurants"
What factors make a restaurant successful? Food, of course, but what else? Why do so many restaurants operations fail? Viewers are shown the economic fundamentals that are crucial to keeping any business 'in the black', and even with good food, restaurants are no exception.


#13791/0485  GARDE MANGER LEARNING SOLUTIONS (DVD and CD-ROM)
This resourceful package contains information from the GARDE MANGER DVD - Composed Salads, Presenting Appetizers and Hors d'Ouevre, and Condiments titles with an accompanying training guide that will enhance your learning.


#11547/0485  GARDE MANGER: The Art and Craft of the Cold Kitchen DVD
A comprehensive training program of three segments...garde manger refers to the task of preparing and presenting cold foods. The three parts are Composed Salads, Condiments and Presenting Appetizers and Hors d’Oeuvre.


#14315/0635  GET HIRED AND GO: The Complete Guide to Getting a Job and Doing it Right (6 Programs)
This six-part series helps lay out a clear path to fulfilling employment, beginning with the self-assessment needed to begin the journey and culminating in the best ways to settle into a new, rewarding position - whether it’s in an office or in the trades. Six 26 to 30-minute programs - detailed descriptions of each program are available: BEFORE YOU APPLY: Job and Skills Evaluation BEFORE YOU APPLY: Resumes, Portfolios, and Your Online Persona GETTING THE JOB: Job Search and Networking GETTING THE JOB: Cover Letters, Interviews, and Job Offers DOING THE JOB: Starting Out and the Daily Grind DOING THE JOB: Basic Job Skills


#15610/1015  GETTING THE JOB YOU REALLY WANT 6th Edition (10 Programs)
This comprehensive series of ten 25-minute programs takes you step-by-step through every phase of the job search, plus keeping the job! Teaches how to identify what you want in a job, find the job in less time, interview effectively, negotiate pay and benefits, keep that job, and move up too! Throughout informative interviews, experts reveal self-directed strategies for finding jobs, balancing work and life, tapping into little-known resources that can speed up your career transition, and more. INTRODUCTION: Getting the Life You Really GETTING TO KNOW WHAT AN EMPLOYER WANTS GETTING TO KNOW YOUR SKILLS GETTING TO KNOW YOUR JOB OBJECTIVE GETTING ORGANIZED TO FIND A JOB GETTING A JOB WITH TRADITIONAL AND NONTRADITIONAL JOB SEARCH METHODS GETTING AND USING YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER, PORTFOLIO GETTING A POSITIVE RESPONSE IN EACH OF THE SEVEN INTERVIEW PHASES GETTING GOOD ANSWERS TO TOUGH INTERVIEW QUESTIONS GETTING TO KEEP THE JOB YOU FIND


#15108/0490  GHS LABELS AND SAFETY DATA SHEETS (2 DVDs)
The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is an international approach to hazard communication, providing a new system for classification of chemical hazards, and a standardized approach to labels and safety data sheets. OSHA is requiring that employees are trained on the new labels (e.g., pictograms and signal words) and Safety Data Sheet format. This new training program will help your employees: Understand the new GHS label elements; and, Identify the new GHS pictograms; Read and interpret the new GHS Safety Data Sheets.


#12818/0485  GLUTEN FREE BAKING
With intolerances and allergies on the rise, more and more people seem to be finding themselves unable to consume products that have gluten in them; things made with wheat, rye and barley. Baked goods are a particular challenge. Employing Chef Coppedge's five flour blends, this program will teach you how to make delicious baked goods using alternatives to gluten.


#13179/0545  GLUTEN FREE FOODS
This program examines the characteristics and properties of gluten, the causes and symptoms of celiac disease, the effect of bread ingredients on gluten and the challenge of producing and marketing gluten-free products. Grades 8 to A


#11532/0635  GOING HOME: Teens Re-entering Society (2 Programs)
*WINNER! 2008 Telly Award All former inmates have a hard time adjusting to life outside prison, but teenagers face their own specific set of challenges after doing time. This two-part series shows how that adjustment process often plays out and how its hardships can be minimized. Covers the major sources of conflict that young people will encounter when reentering society. FROM THE INSIDE: Personal Challenges for Teens Reentering Society ON THE OUTSIDE: Social Challenges for Teens Reentering Society


#14653/1015  GOOD FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Most employers form an impression of a job seeker in the first few seconds of the interview. If that impression is negative, few job seekers are able to change the employer's mind. Armed with the guidance in this program, job seekers won't have to worry about recovering from a bad first impression. They'll know just what it takes to make a great impression right from the get-go.


#13144/0635  GREEN CAREERS SERIES (4 Programs)
Many young people today are, at lest nominally, showing concern for the environment we live in. Even if it is only for their own self-interest, taking those concerns into account when considering career plans makes perfect sense. The four 25-minute programs in this series focus on the many career paths that involve environmental protection and recovery. Many young people today are, at lest nominally, showing concern for the environment we live in. Even if it is only for their own self-interest, taking those concerns into account when considering career plans makes perfect sense. This series focuses on the many career paths that involve environmental protection and recovery: THE BUSINESS OF GREEN REDUCING WATER POLLUTION COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE AND IMPROVING AIR QUALITY ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE HOME Four 25 minute programs Grades 9 to A


#13715/1733  GREEN CAREERS SERIES (12 Programs)
This new 12 part series introduces today’s students to a wide range of job opportunities in the fast-growing sector of "green careers". The series provides information on the educational requirements for entering various fields. Young people are encouraged to take advantage of internships and part-time jobs to get hands-on experience while pursuing their studies. BUILDING GREEN: Building Trades, 20 minutes CLEAN ENERGY: Biofuels, 21 minutes CLEAN ENERGY: Geothermal Power, 22 minutes CLEAN ENERGY: Solar Power, 20 minutes CLEAN ENERGY: Wind Power, 23 minutes ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE, 21 minutes GREEN DESIGN, 21 minutes *Remi Winner! RECYCLING, 22 minutes RESTORING THE LAND, 22 minutes SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 21 minutes TRANSPORTATION 21 minutes *Remi Winner! WATER MANAGEMENT 21 minutes (Includes PDF Guides for each program) Grades 8 to A


#13171/0635  GREEN HOME BUILDING
Eco-friendly building is catching on in the construction trade, and is projected to become the norm among home builders and contractors. Using easy-to-understand visuals and comments from industry experts, this program presents general construction guidelines for environmentally friendly residential building. Viewers are given a solid foundation of technical knowledge and best practices in all aspects of green housing construction.


#13325/0635  GREENOVATING: Home Renovations for a Sustainable World (4 Programs)
Spotlighting the best practices, technologies, and materials available to residential remodelers and builders, this four-part series shows how existing homes can be transformed to improve energy efficiency, eco-friendliness, livability, and sustainability while enhancing the health and well-being of their occupants. Remodeler and builder Robert Post accompanies leading designers, builders, landscape architects, and other practicing green professionals to working jobsites where they discuss and illustrate the practical application of green principles to every aspect of remodeling and renovation. HOME PERFORMANCE: The First Step to Green is to first assess the current performance of the house and all its systems and the role they play in a house's energy efficiency is also explored. GREEN POWER, CLEAN CHOICES - provides a fundamental understanding of how the the various technologies of green power work and takes viewers to residential installation sites to see these systems in real-world applications. SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPING: Growing a Greener Home - viewers will learn how a green approach to landscaping can reduce the amount of energy needed to heat and cool a house. THINKING GREEN, BUILDING SMART - This video explores the thought process at the core of green architectural design and construction as it takes viewers behind the scenes *Viewable/printable discussion questions are available online. A Shopware Production


#13215/0545  HAIR AND BEAUTY SERIES (4 Programs) DVD
This comprehensive four part series provides a great introduction to the realities of a career in the modern hair and beauty industry. Change the way people feel about themselves, make a great living and have a lot of fun. But you need to know how to get ahead with some very important skills. This inspiring and instructive series examines four key areas of hair and beauty: how to apply and remove hair colors, make-up basics, manicures and pedicures, and how to recognize the hair and scalp conditions you're likely to come across. Grades 10 to A


#9802/1280  HEAD TO TOE: Grooming and Dressing for the Best Possible You
Does the way you look accurately reflect who you are and where you want to go in life? Do you always make your best impression? How good are your choices when it comes to clothing, hair, and makeup? It's time you started looking like you're on your way to the top! Whether it's business casual or warehouse comfortable, improve your appearance today with the tried and true techniques collected by the experts in this program.Grades 8 to A


#13543/1290  HEALTH SCIENCE CAREERS
Do you consider yourself a team player? A career in health science may be just for you! Quality patient care relies on health care teams whose members communicate and collaborate well with others. In this video, explore a variety of health science career options, with varying levels of education required. Grades 7 to A


#11436/0485  HEALTHY PALATE (THE)
Health-minded chefs, nutritionists, and researchers take a fresh look at how to prepare food that is both healthy and flavorful. Presented in a clear and concise format, discusses everything from nutritional facts and food category basics to the health effects of certain foods and methods for employing healthy foods and cooking techniques in everyday production. Grades 9 to A


#4448/0885  HEALTHY WORKLIFE (A)
When young people leave school and go to work, they often find themselves not quite ready to be on their own for the first time and making their own choices. This program is aimed specifically at this significant portion of the population that can be at serious risk in terms of nutrition, emotions, substance abuse and smoking. The long-term implications for their mental and physical health as well as for their careers are stressed.


#7238/0405  HISTORY OF COMPUTERS - DVD
In a few short years, computers have become such a 'normal' part of everyday life for most people in the developed world that they are taken for granted. They are also depended upon much more than most people realize. They seem to have just appeared, like magic! But where did they come from, and is there any way to know where they are going? Grades 9 to A


#10768/0635  HISTORY OF HYBRIDS (THE) DVD
Many people think that hybrid cars are a new idea. Viewers learn just how far hybrid technology has come since the 1800s. This video surveys the historical background of hybrid cars, introduces hybrid configurations currently on the road or in development, and explains the basic principles of hybrid system propulsion.


#12760/0685  HOLLYWOOD LIBRARIAN (THE): A Look at Librarians through Film
This film's subject is librarians: who they are, what they do, why they do it, and the impact of their work in people's lives. The underlying meaning is how we express our own humanity, how we listen to ourselves and one another in the realm of the written and read word -- a uniquely human privilege. Grades 9 to A


#14107/0635  HOME HEALTH AIDE AND PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT
The aging of the baby boomer generation will dramatically increase the need for home care, opening up opportunities in a frequently overlooked field. This program explores the challenging and deeply satisfying work of the home health aide and the personal care assistant - revealing the skills and special personality traits these jobs require and the personal rewards that come from helping people "age in place" with a degree of independence.


#14941/0483  HOW I STARTED MY CAREER (2 Programs)
When Alex graduated from high school, he had two goals. He wanted to get a good paying job as quickly as possible so he could be on his own and he wanted to work in a green industry. This is the story of how Alex reached his goals. Part I focuses on Alex’s job search and the start of his first full-time job at Zephyr Industries. 25 minutes Part II of the program focuses on Alex’s first six months on the job and the work-related problems he and his coworkers must resolve at Zephyr. 20 minutesGrades 8 to A


#13944/0420  HOW TO GARNISH - DVD
Chef Harvey guides you through the process of turning ordinary vegetables, fruits and melons into culinary works of art. Learn to create these extraordinary garnishes for yourself!


#9684/1690  HOW TO PRODUCE A VIDEO - DVD
For a variety of reasons many young people aspire to finding careers in the television and video production and broadcasting fields. Provides an insider's view of what that kind of work entails from idea conception through realization. Grades 8 to A


#14037/1290  HUMAN SERVICES CAREERS
Human services careers involve tending to other individuals, families and to human needs, whether it be early childhood, counseling and mental health, family and community services, personal care, or consumer services. Viewers learn what skills and personality traits are most conducive to succeeding in the human services field. Grades 7 to A


#11960/0635  HYBRID AUTO REPAIR SERIES II (3 Programs)
A natural follow-up to the Hybrid Auto Repair Series, this three-part series guides viewers through the systems that hybrid auto professionals must become familiar with and shows what it takes to maintain shop safety and efficiency.


#12658/0635  IN YOUR EAR: The Job Interview
With so much at stake in today’s job market, an interview has to be handled just right. This program follows a career and communications coach as she takes an anxious job seeker under her wing. In a heady prep session, the coach and her client discuss the importance of eye contact, confident body language, confident tone, and good grammar and vocabulary. Focuses on dispelling naive expectations and forcing the potential employee to proactively 'drive the interview'.


#14682/0545  INSIDE A COMPUTER
Most everyone in our society uses one, at least occasionally; some spend all day working and/or playing on one. But who besides your ‘techies’ and your ‘nerds’ actually understand why and how computers do what they do? Viewers get a crash course.Grades 8 to A


#12811/1290  INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT: Furniture Styles
For students of interior design or for people thinking of changing the furnishings of their house or apartment, this video offers an overview of the benefits and limitations of a wide range of styles guided by professional interior design consultant Brandi Hagen. Grades 6 to 12


#3316/1290  INTERIOR DESIGN: The Basics
This video provides an introduction to interior design and includes important considerations such as personal style, color, lighting, usage, furniture, and fabric selection. Grades 9 to 12


#13375/0545  INTRODUCING HOSPITALITY
Hotel, restaurant, tourism, travel jobs equal adventure, romance, excitement! This industry is huge, growing, and world-wide and includes such a variety of jobs; some perhaps not quite as glamorous as others. Viewers learn from insiders about opportunities and some of the qualities needed to succeed in hospitality. Grades 9 to A


#13874/0430  INTRODUCTION TO AGRISCIENCE (3 DVDs)
This DVD series provides a multitude of visual mini-lessons with up-to-date content in order to enhance teaching of the many subject areas embraced by agriculture, technology, food, and natural resources; a teaching resource developed exclusively to meet the needs of Agriscience programs. The four general topic areas of the DVD series include: Animal Science, Plant Science, Forestry and Natural Resources and Woodwork, Metal Work and Tools.


#15147/0353  INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NETWORKING AND THE INTERNET
Featuring industrial and research case studies and offering demonstrations by experts, this program covers basic methods of computer networking, looks at tools and technologies, and outlines international standards.


#15152/0310  INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
This program guides students to explore computer hardware, such as input and output devices, internal components and storage devices. The presentation includes the processes of creating, installing, and updating software, as well as providing solutions to software installation problems. Also, how to select, set up and maintain a computer.Grades 9 to A


#14506/0430  INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING: Voices from the Field
What is it like, what does it take to become a professional counselor, to provide help and advice to people in various problematic situations? This video explains what counseling entails and covers the history of counseling, theoretical orientations, applications, and professional issues.


#15145/0353  INTRODUCTION TO LEAN JIDOKA (4 DVDs)
"Jidoka Providing machines and operators the ability to detect when an abnormal condition has occurred and immediately stop work. This enables operations to build in quality at each process and to separate men and machines for more efficient work. Jidoka is one of the two pillars of the Toyota Production System along with just-in-time. Jidoka highlights the causes of problems because work stops immediately when a problem first occurs. This leads to improvements in the processes that build in quality by eliminating the root causes of defects." from THE LEAN LEXICON


#10449/0635  INTRODUCTION TO WEBSITE DESIGN (AN) - DVD
This video gives viewers a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of Web site design - a great first step toward becoming a webmaster or an interactive media designer.


#12853/0235  IS COLLEGE FOR ME? Looking Toward the Future
Helping middle school age students to start putting some thought into their educational future plans is the goal of this program. Not everyone needs a university degree but almost all of them are going to require some form of post secondary education or training. Shows the wide range of paths available to them and explains the requirements needed to take them. Grades 7 to 12


#15988/0697  IT'S A JOB TO GET A JOB!
It’s a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages over 200 employees. *Closed Captioned. *This program is from the BIZ KIDS SERIES


#9619/1280  JOB SURVIVAL: Keeping and Advancing Your Job
Many people do not realize that besides just 'doing their work' there is another level to be achieved on the job ... that of the valued employee. Many employers also do not understand that it is within their power to help their employees to attain that level of performance. Viewers from either side of the equation get a firsthand view of this phenomenon that can help both to get ahead. Grades 8 to A


#12983/2003  JOURNEY'S LOST: The Cinematographic Team DVD
The jobs involved in the making of a hit TV series are many and varied, but what does everyone actually do, how and why? Viewers get the inside scoop on the Hawaiian set of the popular series LOST.


#16050/1015  KEYS TO GETTING HIRED FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 VIDEO SERIES (3 Programs)
Job seekers over 50 have many obstacles to overcome. Many employers perceive that older job seekers lack energy, motivation, and adaptability. Younger hiring managers may be reluctant to hire an employee many years older than them, and some firms may even discriminate due to perceived health issues that would cause the company’s insurance premiums to increase. In short, older job seekers face hidden discrimination that makes job seeking even more difficult than it already is. Fortunately, this new three-part closed captioned video series will assist those job seekers in overcoming the additional barriers they have, and get a good job quickly. JOB SEARCH STEPS THAT GET RESULTS FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 Viewers learn how to efficiently market themselves as excellent job candidates. In this program, viewers discover how to expand their network, find open positions, stay motivated, and overcome employment obstacles. 13 minutes RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS THAT WORK FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 The resume and cover letter have a job: to quickly convince employers to contact the candidate. In this program, viewers discover how to customize these documents to effectively introduce themselves to employers and get interviews. The video presents information on the different types of resumes and includes tips from professional career coaches for creating, formatting, and submitting resumes and cover letters. 9 minutes ACE THE INTERVIEW AND GET THE JOB FOR JOB SEEKERS OVER 50 Research, practice, and preparation are essential for interview success. This program shows how to master these important steps and know what to expect in different types of interviews. Viewers learn how to make a great first impression and convince employers you are the right person to hire. 17 minutes *** The three programs are delivered on one DVD and are Closed Captioned ***


#16030/1015  KEYS TO GETTING HIRED VIDEO SERIES
"HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! " 3.5 stars (out of four) VIDEO LIBRARIAN Pro-active, informed, and prepared job seekers land better jobs in less time. With the help of this three-part series, viewers learn the best networking strategies; receive resume and cover letter ideas and tips; and discover the best ways to prepare for and ace the interview. Featuring career coaches and former job seekers, KEYS TO GETTING HIRED SERIES also reveals the most effective ways to uncover job leads, connect with employers, and why employers make the hiring decisions they do. While the DVDs do not need to be shown sequentially, the best impact is for job seekers to view all three. JOB SEARCH STEPS THAT GET RESULTS Viewers learn how to efficiently market themselves as excellent job candidates. In this program, viewers discover how to expand their network, find open positions, stay motivated, and overcome employment obstacles. 11 minutes *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS THAT WORK The resume and cover letter have a job: to quickly convince employers to contact the candidate. In this program, viewers discover how to customize these documents to effectively introduce themselves to employers and get interviews. The video presents information on the different types of resumes and includes tips from professional career coaches for creating, formatting, and submitting resumes and cover letters. 9 minutes *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request ACE THE INTERVIEW AND GET THE JOB Research, practice, and preparation are essential for interview success. This program shows how to master these important steps and know what to expect in different types of interviews. Viewers learn how to make a great first impression and convince employers you are the right person to hire. 18 minutes *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request *** The three programs are delivered on one DVD and are Closed Captioned *** Each program is also available separately


#10128/0635  KEYS TO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS
For the most part starting and running a business requires both planning and discipline. Viewers learn about business plans as well as the basics behind good customer service. They are also told that success often comes in measured amounts which is where patience and self discipline are needed. Hear it straight from the horse's mouth through interviews with young people who have become entrepreneurs.


#13971/0645  KINGS OF PASTRY
Imagine a scene never before witnessed! Sixteen French pastry chefs gathered in Lyon for three intense days of mixing, piping and sculpting everything from delicate chocolates to six-foot sugar sculptures in hopes of being declared by President Nicolas Sarkozy one of the best. This is the prestigious Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition (Best Craftsmen in France).


#15916/1290  KNIFE SKILLS
Learn basic knife cuts while staying safe in the kitchen! Chef Marshall O'Brien demonstrates essential knife skills in short segments, including: knife safety, types of knives, using a food processor and blender, cutting techniques for meat, cutting produce - slice, dice and chop. Grades 6 to A


#15914/1290  KNIFE SKILLS FOR FOODSERVICE AND CULINARY
Learn the essential knife skills for working in a foodservice environment with Chef Marshall O’Brien. Chef Marshall demonstrates essential knife skills in short segments perfect for training foodservice workers, including: knife safety, types of knives, preparing foods to use in an indistrial food processor, using an industrial food processor and cutting fruits and vegetables - slice, dice, and chop. Closed Captioned. Grades 6 to A


#10104/0405  LANDING A JOB IN THE TRADES
Not everyone aspires to work in an office, a bank or in retail. Some people want to do real blue collar work and those people are as essential to today's world as ever. Landing a job in a trade of choice can be just as challenging as any other. Viewers get to-the-point exposure on the realities of dealing with labor-specific resumes, interviews and how to start working their way up the ladder. Grades 9 to 12


#7098/0405  LIFTING THE LID: How Computers Work DVD
OK so everyone (almost) sort of knows how to use them at least for what they think they need them for!? HUH??!! Computers! Love 'em or hate 'em, did you ever wonder why they work? This video provides much needed information on the how and why of computer functions that will help novice users and enthusiasts alike better understand how software and hardware interact. Grades 9 to A


#13575/0450  MAKEUP GUIDE (THE)
Properly applying makeup can make a world of difference in how a woman looks, and how she feels about herself. The trick, of course, is to know what techniques to follow. That is the purpose of this how-to program, as professional makeup artist Theresa Danaher covers all aspects of make-up in easy, simple-to-follow steps.


#9719/1120  MANNERS AT WORK Revised for the 21st Century Workplace
Why does etiquette matter in the dog-eat-dog world of business? Etiquette is the oil of social machinery that smoothes the rough edges of personal interaction, especially among near strangers. A worker who knows good manners at work has a real business advantage. Good manners are good business, because they make people want to work with you Etiquette isn't merely about being "nice" - it's about being effective in the corporate world. Grades 7 to 12


#16051/1290  MANNERS BOOT CAMP: Professional Courtesy
Having good manners will help you stand out from the crowd and knowing how to act with professional courtesy can help you land a job and succeed once you have your foot in the door. Join Sasha and Sean in Manners Boot Camp: Professional Courtesy as they work to get their etiquette in shape for the professional world of work.


#15984/0697  MARKETING MIX (Biz Kids)
Now that you’ve decided to start a business, how will you market it? Let the Biz Kids help you understand the four P’s of marketing: product, price, place and promotion. Learn how "Exclusive Cuts" barber services, "Wow, Take a Bow" dog grooming, and other businesses use unique methods to market their products and services. ***From BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY, this program is from the BIZ KIDS SERIES that teach kids financial literacy. All programs in this series are complemented by a resource rich website, lesson plans, outreach activities, and a monthly electronic newsletter. All programs are also Closed Captioned.


#11428/0485  MERINGUE, VANILLA SAUCE AND PASTRY CREAM - DVD
The fundamentals and variations behind the creation of fantastic desserts are explained.


#12812/1290  MONTESSORI METHOD (THE)
Discover the ways in which Montessori classrooms differ from the traditional school setting in this enlightening documentary. Observe different levels of Montessori, including infants, toddlers, early childhood, and elementary, and how each utilizes the Montessori method.


#13158/0545  MY FIRST JOB: Student Version
Going to work for the first time can be quite an overwhelming experience. Who to report to, what to know, what travel arrangements to make, what are the regular attendance hours, what if things go wrong, who can I talk to for support, what are my entitlements, what rights and responsibilities do I have? All these issues are addressed in this program, which provides useful, comprehensive advice on surviving your first job and making life just a bit easier at the workplace.Grades 8 to A


#7263/1290  NEW FABRICS, THEN FIBERS
This is a fast-paced introduction to the world of textiles - the fundamentals of natural and manufactured fibers. Viewers share their experiences with fiber properties like comfort, warmth, cost and care. And how technology is creating new fibers such as spandex, microfibers, and locell is explained. Grades 6 to A


#15148/0353  NEW SOLUTIONS AND FUTURE TRENDS IN ADVANCED HI-TECH MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, AUTOMATION, LEAN, AND RECONFIGURABLE CELLULAR MANUFACTURING (4 DVD Boxset)
This set looks at three-dimensional, interactive scanning systems integrated with advanced CAD/CAM systems, networked CNC machines, and multiple robots working in collaboration.


#13494/0880  NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE - DVD
This program examines cultural issues in nonverbal communication. Differentiates between conscious and unconscious gestures; considers facial expressions; discusses cultural differences in voice, para-language, and the use of silence; and explores space and body distance. Features expert commentary, student discussions, and illustrative vignettes.


#11533/0635  PAROLE: Getting Out and Staying Out
Prison life is hard - but for most ex-convicts, life on the outside is tough, too. This video follows paroled prisoners as they re-enter civilian life and face challenges both large and small.


#11435/0485  PERFECT MATCH: Wine and Food
Getting beyond the red/white meat/fish wine matchup is really an interesting and exciting step into the true appreciation of good food. Viewers get an intro to the innumerable variations that make wine culture and its relation to food so fascinating, not to mention tasty.


#15828/0490  PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Your Final Defense
Everyone expects their workplace to be safe and risk free. But there are hazards that sometimes can’t be controlled. That’s when you need to use Personal Protective Equipment or PPE. The personal part is important because PPE is specifically selected by employers to be worn by workers to protect them from the hazards of the job. Whether it is eyes, head, feet or hands, this program will educate your employees on the importance of PPE and how to select, use and maintain this important equipment. *Closed Captioned


#11551/0485  PORK: Beyond the Chop (DVD and CD-ROM)
Pork is a popular menu items that is used in breakfast, lunch, entrée, and appetizer menus throughout all facets of the foodservice industry. This program will assist in educating your students and/or staff about this popular versatile protein.


#10073/1290  POWER OF COLOR
This video provides an introduction to the use of color in fashion, design and decoration. It examines the power of color and how it has been utilized historically. Also discussed is how color affects humans psychologically to produce calm, or stimulate emotion and energy. Specific application tips are provided on color selection for clothing and interiors by experts in the field. Grades 9 to A


#13576/0450  PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MODELING SERIES ( 3 Programs) DVD
The best way to become a professional model is to learn from professionals. This series provides answers, information and advice for aspiring models from top modeling agents, showing what agencies look for in a model, the proper way models pose during camera shoots and how models present themselves on and off camera.


#13774/0545  PREPARING SANDWICHES, APPETIZERS AND SALADS
This program demonstrates the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and present appetizers, sandwiches and salads in a commercial kitchen or catering operation. Grades 8 to A


#11735/0485  PRO CHEF CULINARY ESSENTIALS (DVDs, CD-ROMs and Professional Cookbooks!)
Everything you need to teach the techniques and skills required in today’s competitive industry are included in the CIA's culinary essentials package - this information will give new and experienced chefs a solid foundation of knowledge and fundamental cooking skills.


#14890/0635  PROFESSIONALISM 101: Skills to Succeed and Advance at Work (3 Programs)
With tips and advice from career counselors, human resources reps, new employees, and seasoned business professionals, this three-part series takes a common sense approach to the details of job success. Each program provides essential information on the big issues as well as on matters seldom covered but frequently experienced. Three 25-minute programs: PROFESSIONAL IMAGE; WORKING TOGETHER; and, BUSINESS ETIQUETTE. *Sub-titled


#14658/1015  QUICK RESUME AND COVER LETTER
Many people spend too long trying to create the perfect resume and end up neglecting their cover letter and delaying their job search. This program shows viewers how to get over the initial hurdles of writing a winning resume and cover letter to get them on the inside track to success.


#14939/0483  REAL PEOPLE, COOL CAREERS (2 Programs)
Viewers are shown what it's like to have a career as a police officer, paramedic, massage therapist, radio announcer, pilot, minor league baseball umpire, a registered nurse, graphic designer, fire fighter, editor, chef and an emergency medical technician.Grades 7 to A


#10776/0635  REAL-WORLD ROBOTICS Cd-Rom
The future will almost certainly see increasing human interaction with and dependence on robots and robotics. But what is a robot and how do they work? This CD-ROM combines history, theory, and applications to jumpstart tomorrow's robotics pioneers on the path to discovery today.


#12714/0405  REBOUNDING FROM JOB LOSS
Deals with the trauma that is experienced by many people who suffer being pink slipped, especially those who believed that their jobs were secure. The psychological and emotional anguish and sudden uncertainty has been described as similar to experiencing grief after an unexpected death. Viewers get help in understanding their feelings so that they can begin to move on. Grades 9 to A


#11419/0485  RECIPE COSTING: The Bottom Line DVD
"You're such a great cook...you should open a restaurant!" The dreams of many a good cook have been shattered, or rather bankrupted, by being blind to the information contained in this video. Learning to manage food costs to actually make a profit is as basic to success as being able to boil water.


#14589/0430  REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY, 7th Edition (7 Programs)
This seven DVD set addresses over 120 topics. Each DVD contains three to four 20-minute videos. Each of the six DVDs features theory-related topics as well as practical, step-by-step skills for successful maintenance and troubleshooting. Videos address all aspects of HVAC-R with a focus on personal safety, equipment and tool safety, and the governmental agencies that help ensure safety on the job.


#15529/0430  REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY, 7th Program
This fresh, new DVD, separate from the existing set of 6 DVDs (see item #14589) , specifically highlights the new topics using engaging and memorable video examples. Topics include: *Residential Energy Audits. *Heat Gains and Heat Losses in Buildings. *New insights and coverage of customer relations *Placing importance on green awareness


#11802/0635  RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION (3 Programs)
What goes into building a house? It's astonishingly simple and complex at the same time. This informative three-part video takes a how-to approach as it explains the basics of plumbing, wiring, and masonry in a residential setting.


#15765/0635  RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION FRAMING (4 Programs)
Residential framing combines the construction of floors, walls, ceilings, and a roof to create the skeleton of a home. Shot on location at an active building site, this four-part series gives detailed, step-by-step instructions for framing a house, built one story at a time. Along the way students learn OSHA-approved jobsite safety guidelines and special "Tool Tips", along with "Green Tips" for extra efficiency, savings, and sustainability. Four 8 to 13-minute programs FLOORS; WALLS; CEILING: and ROOF.


#9251/1690  RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL WIRING (8 Programs) DVD
Aimed at student or apprentice electricians, this 8 part series explains processes, techniques and skills involved when installing, upgrading, and/or updating residential electrical service. Grades 8 to A


#16114/1280  RESUMES, COVER LETTERS AND PORTFOLIOS for EX-OFFENDERS: Necessary Tools for Landing the Interview
If you have a troubled past you may think you'll never get a 'real' job. But, with the right tools, finding a good job is not impossible. To start, you'll need a stellar resume, and attention-getting cover letter, and an up-to-date portfolio. Knowing what to leave out of your resume and cover letter, and how to include experience and training you may have received while in prison are key. This video will help take some of the guesswork out of your unique job search, explain the must-haves and explore the how-tos of resumes, cover letters, and portfolios. Viewers will learn about the different types of resumes; which one is the best match to their skills, qualifications, and experience; as well as how to write a cover letter that will motivate an employer to invite them for an interview; and, why they should expand their work story with a portfolio and positive online presence. *Includes Instructor's Guide


#16113/1280  RESUMES, COVER LETTERS AND PORTFOLIOS: Necessary Tools for Landing the Interview
Searching for a job is a process ... not always easy and oftentimes, well, work! Part of the process includes preparing the following: a stellar resume, an attention-getting cover letter, and an up-to-date portfolio. In this program, viewers will learn about the different types of resumes and when to use each; how to best match their skills, qualifications, and experience with the requirements of the position; how to write a cover letter that would motivate an employer to invite them for an interview; and, why they should expand their work story with a portfolio and positive online presence. *Includes Instructor's Guide Grades 9 to A


#12171/0635  RESUMES: A How-To Guide
Getting inexperienced job seekers to understand that they really can make their chances of landing the job they want a lot better with some good basic preparatory work is the aim of this video. Preparing a great resume is the focus. Viewers learn about different types of resumes, what advantages there are to each, and most important, how to best present their own personal interests and life experiences.


#16170/1015  ROAD TO RE-ENTRY (THE): A Five Part Series
When transitioning out of incarceration, individuals face many barriers to a successful reentry. This video series guides individuals through the essential steps they’ll need to take to overcome challenges and pursue long-term success and fulfillment after their incarceration. Through a positive, encouraging approach, the program motivates individuals to become self-sufficient and make the right decisions to put themselves on track to a successful reentry. Viewers gain valuable tip sand insight from experienced professionals working in reentry programs. The video series also features formerly incarcerated individuals who describe their reentry experiences in candid, honest interviews that will resonate with viewers. Each program is approximately 25 minutes and is sub-titled in English. RECONNECTING WITH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEETING YOUR BASIC NEEDS MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES FINDING EMPLOYMENT SUCCEEDING ON THE JOB


#13815/0635  SAFETY AND TECHNOLOGY SERIES (6 Programs)
Working in the crafts and the trades is a rewarding way for people to get their hands into their work - but it can be dangerous, too. This six-part series shows how to play it safe when working with technology used in various professions. Protect your students by making these videos compulsory viewing!


#11548/0485  SAUCE MAKING BASICS - DVD
One of the most basic of cooking fundamentals is the creation of sauces. This program provides a solid foundation, knowledge and skills in this critical segment of the culinary arts. Covers brown, white, emulsion, and tomato sauces.


#15985/0697  SCAM-A-RAMA (Biz Kids)
It's a complicated world and there are many ways you can be taken advantage of or cheated. Learn how to recognize a scam, and how to protect yourself from identity theft, online fraud, pyramid schemes, and more. Meet two aspiring models, a ballet dancer, and young filmmaker, who were all victims of a scam. ***From BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY, this program is from the BIZ KIDS SERIES that teach kids financial literacy. All programs in this series are complemented by a resource rich website, lesson plans, outreach activities, and a monthly electronic newsletter. All programs are also Closed Captioned.


#13397/1290  SECRETS: Landing and Keeping a Job
Skills that will land jobs and help people to hold them often go beyond the specific applied things that make up that job. Such transferable skills including communication skills, problem-solving skills, and teamwork are essential almost everywhere. Viewers get a humorous look at why such skills are important. Grades 9 to A


#14764/0545  SEMICONDUCTORS, DIODES AND TRANSISTORS
This program uses succinct descriptions and dynamic graphics to demonstrate the operation of semiconductors, diodes and transistors, and explains how the invention of the integrated circuit and transistor has revolutionized electronics. Grades 8 to A


#16089/0545  SERVING ALCOHOL RESPONSIBLY
Anyone serving alcohol to customers must do so responsibly. This includes owners and licensees of premises, bar and drinks staff and security and other staff who might make judgments about patron behaviour. Alcohol affects people differently and it's important to recognise when someone is, or isn't becoming alcohol-affected to the point where no more should be served. Even more critical is the ability to deal with a situation effectively and appropriately without disturbing other patrons. This video covers the skills required to ensure the responsible service of alcohol. An ideal resource for learners in Hospitality and related courses.


#15280/0430  SINGLE PHASE TRANSFORMERS & ELECTRICAL MACHINES
This 4 part series explains Single-Phase Transformers, DC Machines, and Single-Phase Motors. Each program approximately 20 minutes. >Includes interactive points that are sandwiched between the electrical theory videos for better student engagement. >Usable as a study guide, classroom enhancement, or homework solution. >Helps instructors meet the need for online teaching tools in the classroom. >Includes interactive questions and challenges for your students that are sandwiched between narrative videos.


#14139/0137  SNAKES (Best Practice Capture Handling and Restraint)
This program demonstrates capture, handling and restraint techniques in addition to basic veterinary and husbandry procedures used for venomous and non-venomous snake species.


#14435/0635  SO YOU WANT TO BE A DESIGNER? A How To Guide to Product Design (8 Programs)
This series explores the challenges facing product designers, covering a range of subjects including user design, mass manufacture, testing and modification, and the use of sustainable materials both for packaging and for products. The series features case studies, explains relevant terminology, and provides an in-depth look at manufacturing processes. There are eight 25-minute programs in the series; 1. DESIGNING FOR THE USER 2. SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING 3. DESIGNING WITH RECYCLED MATERIALS 4. LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT 5. PRODUCT DESIGN AND MASS MANUFACTURE DESIGN OPTIMIZATION 6. CHOOSING SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS 7. DESIGNING FOR INNOVATION AND SAFETY 8. PRODUCT DESIGN, TESTING, AND MODIFICATION *Sub-titled *Includes Guides


#16057/1015  SOFT SKILLS IN THE WORKPLACE 2nd Edition
Technical skills may get a job seeker a job, but their soft skills will determine whether they meet employers’ expectations and succeed in the workplace. Soft skills are the personality traits and interpersonal skills that allow us to adapt to changing circumstances, manage time and resources, and work well with others. This video discusses the importance of soft skills in the workplace through engaging vignettes and interviews with hiring managers. Viewers will discover how to use and improve their soft skills to be more productive on the job and successful in their career. *Closed Captioned *Includes Instructor's Guide *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request


#14501/1120  SPACE WITHIN (THE): People, Design and the Room
Designing people-centered rooms and spaces for whatever purpose is what this video is all about. How do professionals create such things? They must marry sound design principles with the needs of the people who are going to occupy the spaces. Viewers learn what considerations lead to success. Grades 7 to A


#11335/1280  STARTING FRESH SERIES: Finding a Job with a Troubled Background (3 Programs)
*Awarded 3 ½ stars by Video Librarian! Being able to get a job and hold it may be the best remedy against recidivism. It is also one of the hardest things for those who have been involved in crime or other judicial problems to achieve. This series of three 20-minute programs offers tips and techniques while encouraging patience and perseverance. FINDING A JOB (WITH A TROUBLED BACKGROUND) JOB INTERVIEWING (WITH A TROUBLED BACKGROUND) RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS (FOR THOSE WITH A TROUBLED BACKGROUND)


#14760/0635  STARTUP EXPERIENCE - THE (25 Programs)
What’s the best way to succeed with a new startup? Learn what works - and what doesn’t - from someone who has already succeeded in your new line of work. Over the course of this series, entrepreneurship expert Dr. Tom Duening talks with dozens of successful businesspeople, digging deep into their startup experiences. The insightful business lessons these entrepreneurs share and the tips and secrets they reveal can help viewers save big money and avoid mistakes that might otherwise trip them up.


#14943/0483  SUCCESS AT WORK (2 Programs)
How does one 'succeed at work', really SUCCEED?! Get along with the boss. fellow employees, be nice to customers ... of course; all of those things. But what do they actually mean in reality?Grades 7 to A


#11431/0485  SUGAR DECORATION TECHNIQUES with Ewald Notter
The most stunning showpieces and creations start with basic sugar technique. In this first segment of this two-part DVD, Chef Notter demonstrates the proper way to boil, cast, pull and pour. And in part two blow, add color and embellisments, store and design.


#10297/0635  SUPERMAX: Life in a Super-Maximum Security Prison (2 Programs) DVD
This explosive two-part series scrutinizes the impact of supermax on convicts, prison staff, and society itself. What is it like to work in a supermax (highest of high security) correctional facility? How about being a prisoner in one? What effect do such places have on either the guards or the guarded? This two part series explores the realities.


#14935/0353  SUSTAINABLE GREEN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN WITH ERGONOMICS: Principles and Examples (4 Programs)
This set explores several product designs in detail and analyzes each in terms of its incorporation of ergonomic principles and rules. The set also offers technical interviews and practice demonstrations with industrial designers, manufacturing engineers, and program managers. Designed for Industrial Design Engineers, Ergonomics (Human Factors Engineers). Also ideal for undergraduate / graduate education and research.


#14416/0490  TALLEST TOOL IN THE TOOLBOX: Using Ladders Safely
Ladders bring portability and flexibility to any job that extends above the ground. But if not used correctly, ladders can be dangerous. The program includes information on step ladders, extension ladders and articulated or multi-purpose ladders.


#13002/0545  TEN THINGS NOT TO DO IN AN INTERVIEW
Ok interview day! I really need this job so I'll polish up my flashiest nose ring, make sure they notice these great new tattoos on my neck, wear my best b-boy outfit, and show them just how 'bad' I really am! How can I lose?! Maybe there are ten other things I can do in this interview to really impress those *$(%&%^$ bosses ... Grades 8 to A


#13856/1725  TEN9EIGHT: Shoot for the Moon
See the power of teaching entrepreneurship and keep at-risk kids in school as they compete in a nationwide business plan competition. Use this program to show them that they can build a brighter future. This Educator's Edition provides a business plan template and discussion guides for businesses; schools and colleges; high schools and middle schools; and corporate diversity training programs.


#15987/0697  THREE MINUTES TO CHANGE THE WORLD (Biz Kids)
This program follows four young entrepreneurs as they compete in an international contest to change the world. Sharing their lives, passions, joys and hardships, these semi-finalists from the United States, CANADA, India and Singapore must present their business ideas to some of the world’s most influential technology leaders - in just 180 seconds! *Closed Captioned. *Part of the BIZ KIDS SERIES


#15279/0430  THREE PHASE CIRCUITS AND ELECTRICAL MACHINES
This 4 part series explains: Three-Phase Circuits; Three-Phase Transformers; Three-Phase Motors, Part 1 and Three-Phase Motors, Part 2. >the blend of theory, formulas, and entertaining historical information captivates viewers, stimulating interest in the study of electric motors, generators, and transformers >objectives, pre- and post-tests (with answers), applied academic questions, and discussion questions are included in the accompanying Instructor's Manual, reducing prep time >run-time of approximately 20 minutes per program makes it easy to integrate these videos into any education or professional training program


#11970/0635  TOOLS OF THE TRADE SERIES (6 Programs) DVD
"A worker is only as good as his or her tools." This six-part series inventories basic trade-specific gear while giving viewers a glimpse of what it’s like to be a plumber, a carpenter, a mason, a welder, an electrician, or an automotive technician.


#12480/0405  TOP CAREERS IN TWO YEARS (11 Programs)
What do you want to be?? Dunno!! Well what do you like to do?? Dunno!! Hhhmmmm! How many adults now regret taking this attitude toward their future career and the planning required to get there, wherever 'there' might turn out to be? This comprehensive series offers viewers information on many different career choices and what it takes to get into them and to succeed in them. *Detailed descriptions of each of the 11 Programs are available: COMMUNICATIONS AND THE ARTS BUSINESS 21 minutes FINANCE, AND GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION 22 minutes CONSTRUCTION AND TRADES 18 minutes RETAIL, MARKETING, AND SALES 21 minutes HEALTHCARE, MEDICINE, AND SCIENCE 19 minutes HOSPITALITY, HUMAN SERVICES, AND TOURISM 20 minutes COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 17 minutes EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES 19 minutes PUBLIC SAFETY, LAW, AND SECURITY 23 minutes FOOD, AGRICULTURE, AND NATURAL RESOURCES 21 minutes MANUFACTURING AND TRANSPORTATION 18 minutes *Viewable/printable instructor's guides are available online. Grades 7 to A


#9516/2003  TWENTY-FOUR: The Editing Process (Journeys Below the Line Series)
And the EMMY for editing goes to ... This program, produced in association with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, details the variety of duties that go into the editing process of a one hour TV show. The show featured is the Fox Television hit, 24, starring Kiefer Sutherland as agent Jack Bauer.


#12606/0635  UNDER INTERROGATION - DVD
Police interrogator v. crime suspect. The venue is a British police interrogation room. The goal is to get to the truth legally so that the results of the interrogation can be used to convict or clear the suspect. This real-life drama demonstrates safeguarding the rights of the accused, and preventing police misconduct while enabling officers to carry out their mandate as effectively as possible.


#11059/0635  UNDERSTANDING GIZMOS AND WIDGETS: How Stuff is Made DVD
This program goes inside high-tech factories to see how products ranging from toys and makeup to bulldozers and helicopters are made.


#9824/1120  USING COLOR: Creating Color Harmony
Teaches the basics of creating color harmony and color schemes for interiors, wardrobes, and wherever color matters.Grades 7 to 12


#12641/0495  VISUAL MERCHANDISING
Shows how to build effective visual merchandising presentations. Includes design principles, display arrangements, design precepts and other special topics of importance to professional visual merchandisers.


#13094/0430  WELDING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES (4 Programs) DVD
This series explains the concepts and shows the procedures that students need to understand to become proficient and professional welders. Four programs cover Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, and Oxyacetylene Welding in detail.


#14750/0635  WELDING PROCESSES AND FUNDAMENTALS (4 Programs)
Whether the industry is car-making, airplane manufacturing, or even rocket science, few things are more important than a quality weld. This series combines engaging videography, no-nonsense explanations, and eye-catching graphics as it introduces viewers to the most common welding processes. From electrode choices to plasma or oxy-fuel cutting options - from proper safety precautions to the push and drag techniques involved in laying a bead - each episode offers up-to-date guidance that will help build a foundation for entering - and mastering - the welding profession. There are four 20 to 24-minute programs in the series: SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING (SMAW) GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING (GTAW) GAS METAL ARC WELDING (GMAW) OXY-FUEL AND PLASMA CUTTING *Viewable/printable instructor’s guides are available online


#15264/1280  WHEN PRESENTATION COUNTS: Grooming, Dressing and Body Language
In this video, you will receive tips on grooming and basic styles of dress. You will also discover how verbal and non verbal communication, body language, and posture can impair or enhance your overall image.Grades 7 to A


#15915/0483  WHO WOULD YOU HIRE and WHO WOULD YOU FIRE? (2 Programs)
This new two-volume, interactive DVD series lets your students decide who should be hired and who should be fired. In each volume, six young people have been chosen to interview and the students watching the interviews get to decide who is the best candidate for the job and who will be fired! Two 28-minute programs WHO SHOULD I HIRE and WHO SHOULD I FIRE. Includes Teacher's Guides for both programs. The menu allows easy access to each interview. Both programs are Close Captioned for the hearing impaired. Grades 8 to A


#11948/0485  WINE SERVICE FOR WAIT STAFF
Teaches waitstaff in restaurants the fine points of helping customers with wine; selection for food matching, handling and presentation, proper opening techniques, decanting, serving temperatures, etc.


#9341/1690  WOMEN IN THE HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY - DVD
This video encourages female viewers to think outside the envelope as far as career possibilities are concerned by considering construction work and entrepreneurial involvement in the building trades. Grades 8 to A


#7641/1690  WOODWORKING POSTER SERIES (10 Posters)
What a great way to decorate a woodworking classroom and educate at the same time. Great color posters with photographs of tools and joints and wood construction, all protected for long term use by heavy-duty lamination. Grades 8 to A


#11215/0635  WOODWORKING TOOLS (16 programs) DVD
Power tools are like sports cars: high performance, but dangerous in the wrong hands. Viewers learn the safe way to run them all with this 16-part, no-nonsense series. Used as an introduction or as a refresher, each video demonstrates correct operation and maintenance.


#9470/1690  WOODWORKING: The Art and the Craft (15 Programs)
Wood is certainly a partner in human existence and plays a major role in almost all of our lives. Working with wood is a timeless craft developed over the millennia, a craft that requires skill and learning and care. This series goes into every detail to make the experience of woodworking positive and fulfilling and safe as it can be. Grades 8 to A


#13212/0545  WORKING FRONT OF HOUSE
What does it take to work in the hospitality industry dealing directly with the public as a receptionist, porter, duty manager, or restaurant/bar staff? In the past many of these jobs were considered to be the low end of the totem pole to be filled by low paid individuals with little or no skills. As more attention is paid to hospitality and tourism as 'professional' industries, the importance of these front line workers has increased. Viewers learn what it takes. Grades 10 to A


#14639/0697  WORKING WORLD FOR YOUNG ADULTS (4 Programs)
Today's young workers need to be even more dedicated to successfully compete in a global marketplace. Poor work ethics, a careless regard for customer satisfaction and lack of a commitment to the job will only lead to a troubled work history and unhappy careers. This four part series looks at the issues being faced by young workers today and offers some solid solutions. There are four 21-minute programs - each is also available separately: WORK ETHIC: A Commitment to Work CUSTOMER SERVICE: An Attitude Not An Occupation WHY WORK? THE GLOBAL MARKETPLACE: How Will You Compete?


#14652/1015  WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION SKILLS
This program teaches viewers about the importance of good communication in the workplace and how to improve upon these skills. Addresses communication through e-mail, voicemail, cell phones, video conferencing, and online sites like Facebook and Twitter.


#10855/2160  WORKPLACE RELATIONSHIPS SERIES (6 Programs)
This is a six-session video course critical for on-the-job development... Session 1: BUILDING A POSITIVE, PRODUCTIVE ENVIRONMENT Session 2: NEGOTIATING CONFLICT Session 3: PREVENTING SEXUAL HARASSMENT Session 4: ADDRESSING DIVERSITY Session 5: WORKING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE Session 6: MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF CHANGE


#15989/0697  WORLD IS A RISKY PLACE (THE) Biz Kids
Taking risks in life is important, but you want to be smart about those risks. Learn about liability, contracts, and insurance, and how having these in place can protect your business, your assets, and yourself. Meet two young tennis coaches who protect themselves with contracts, and the owner of Small Town Skateshop who keeps his business insured. *Closed Captioned. *This program is part of the BIZ KIDS SERIES


#14661/1015  YOU'RE FIRED! Ten Ways to Lose Your Job and How to Avoid Them (2nd Edition)
*DOUBLE AWARD-WINNER in the 36th Annual Telly Awards in the education and employee communications categories. The Telly Awards are one of the most prestigious award programs honoring outstanding film and video productions. This year, there were nearly 12,000 entries! YOU'RE FIRED! uses vignettes to help viewers better understand how not to behave on the job. It explains the top 10 reasons that people lose their jobs - and how people can easily avoid making those mistakes. "HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! " 3.5 stars (out of four) VIDEO LIBRARIAN *A full-length preview of this title is available upon request


#13581/0635  YOU'RE HIRED! Job-Winning Interview Strategies
Being interviewed for a job is stressful for almost everyone but it's really amazing how many people go into an interview without any preparation. Viewers learn how to prepare themselves properly for a job interview while lowering the level of stress involved and raising this chance of success in the interview process.


#11666/1280  YOU'RE HIRED! Skills You Need to Get the Job You Want
It really is unfortunate and frustrating for all concerned that people looking for work do not seem to realize that developing certain skills and being able to show potential employers that they have them is what will get them the job they want. This video explains. Grades 9 to A


#14120/0635  YOU'RE THE BOSS! Starting and Running Your Own Business (5 Programs)
This 5 part series demonstrates the steps that will lead those with entrepreneurial aspirations in the direction to the development of an enterprise with some chance of success. There are five 25 to 30-minute programs in the series. Detailed descriptions of each program are available: PLANNING YOUR BUSINESS: Research, Goals, and Business Plans STARTING YOUR BUSINESS: Financing, Branding, and Regulations FINDING YOUR CUSTOMERS: Marketing and Advertising Your Business MANAGING YOUR BUSINESS: Prices, Finances, and Staffing LOOKING AHEAD: Exiting Your Business


#13935/0425  YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS: Be Your Own Boss
Recent polls show that almost 60% of teenagers say they would like to own their own business. And big international corporations have done little or nothing to raise either quality or quantity of jobs over the last few decades. So what’s the future job situation for young people?! This video examines and explains the success stories of some very real junior achievers.Grades 7 to 12


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