Featured Producer: Cambridge Educational


Bullying and Suicide: Think About It 19 min.

Bullying is not “just a rite of passage.” In actuality, says the National Crime Prevention Council, it’s a leading factor in suicide among kids 11 to 16 years of age. And although bullying is only one of a number of suicide-related risk factors impacting tweens and teens, the fact that the term “bullycide” has entered the lexicon is a telling sign of how closely linked bullying and suicide are per...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

The Dark Side of Adderall and Other "Study Drugs" 15 min.

When used under a doctor’s guidance, Adderall, Ritalin, and similar medications can be effective in controlling ADHD. But “pressure over grades and competition for college admissions are encouraging students to abuse prescription stimulants,” says The New York Times. Employees—white collar and blue collar alike—abuse them too, for the energy and focus they can provide. And yet the cost of such abu...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Bath Salts and Other Synthetic Drugs: Think About It 18 min.

Total memory loss of recent events. Hallucinations of monstrous proportions. Horrific violence that has even been known to include cannibalism. Filmed with a primary focus on “bath salts” (synthetic cathinones), this video examines readily available designer drugs that can produce powerful highs while exposing the immensely damaging effects such chemicals cause to the brain and other organs when i...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

LinkedIn for Networking and Job Search: Basic and Advanced Techniques 30 min.

One of the most powerful tools at a job-seeker’s disposal is the career networking Web site LinkedIn. More than 200 million people have a professional presence on LinkedIn, and that number is growing every day. This program explains how to create an effective LinkedIn profile and use the site to connect with potential employers. Supplemented by tips from hiring managers and social media experts,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2014

Advanced Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years 20 min.

Lasers, robotics, computerized design and drafting—are we talking about what goes on at NASA? A particle physics lab? The kind of place that requires a Ph.D. on your resume? No, this is what students can expect to get involved in after only two years of training for a career in advanced manufacturing or applied engineering technology. Tony Girafalco, executive vice president of the Delaware Valley...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012

Applied Science and Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years 22 min.

Jim runs the quality control lab at David Michael & Company, a food flavoring manufacturer. Aliah is a biomedical research technician at The Wistar Institute, a cancer research center in Philadelphia. And Tony, a production mechanic at New Jersey American Water, is the third featured case study in this exploration of applied science and technology jobs. What do all three have in common? They lande...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012

Computer and Information Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years 22 min.

Anyone who thinks “just working with computers” is the sole focus of the IT industry should realize that working with people is also a major requirement—and a major reward. So says Eric Wellington, dean of the Business and Computer Information System school at Pennsylvania’s Delaware County Community College. Wellington offers helpful insight throughout this look at the vocational side of the IT i...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012

Health Care and Technology: STEM Careers in Two Years 19 min.

As executive director of the Life Science Career Alliance, Colleen Hamilton believes that working in health care can “really change people’s lives.” And although she’s well aware of the industry’s challenges, Hamilton firmly believes that you don’t have to be a doctor or a college-educated researcher to find success in the medical field. This program explores the high-tech side of working in the i...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012

STEM Careers in Two Years 80 min.

Does success in a high-tech industry require four years of college? Do jobs involving math, computers, and scientific equipment only go to bookish, academically inclined candidates? Not at all! Many students don’t realize they can reach a lucrative level of skill and knowledge in half the time it takes to earn a bachelor’s degree—by following a vocational STEM (science, technology, engineering, an...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012

Business Etiquette: Professionalism 101 30 min.

How should you balance social media and your job? What’s the best way to ask for a raise? Who should pick up the tab for a business lunch? In this program, both business experts and a focus group of young professionals advise viewers on the proper way to conduct oneself in different types of work-related situations. Among the many topics covered are nonverbal communication and “personal space,” ha...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2012