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Presentations: When Am I Ever Going to Use This?   14 min.

In this video, students will learn important skills for utilizing Microsoft Power Point. Watch to learn about the tools available to make a well-rounded presentation. Interviews from professionalsand students show the real-world benefits of a polished presentation that will help both in school and later in a career.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Spreadsheets: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? 14 min.

This video provides a brief history of spreadsheets and highlights software skills. Students and professionals demonstrate applications like Microsoft Excel. Hear from an NFL franchise employee who uses spreadsheets to control stadium fan traffic.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Word Processing: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? 15 min.

In this video, students get a first-hand look at popular word processing applications like Microsoft Word and Google Docs. Students learn the history of word processing, the different programs that are available in today's market, and their many practical uses (business letters, memos, tables, reports, resumes, etc.). Students and working professionals demonstrate the many uses of word processing...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Cyber Literacy: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? 22 min.

In this video, students will learn important strategies for staying safe and using the internet responsibly. Topics include: spam, internet etiquette, cyberbullying, social networking, cyber manners, plagiarism, illegal music downloading, and identity theft.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Digital Publishing: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? 20 min.

In this video, students will learn the value of digital publishing and how these skills are applied in the workplace, the classroom, and personal use. Learnwhy digital publishing improves documents and how to use programs like Adobe InDesign. Working professionals and students demonstrate the use of digital publishing in their jobs and school careers, including billboards and eNewsletters.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Entrepreneurship: When Am I Ever Going to Use This? 25 min.

This video explores entrepreneurship: what it is, the skillset required, and the risks and rewards of owning your own business. Viewersrecieve a first-hand look at how entrepreneurs transform the seed of an idea into a reality. Students learnwhy a business plan is important, what it should address, and how to copyright abusiness model.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Entrepreneurship: Be Your Own Boss 21 min.

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 "Entrepreneurship: Be Your Own Boss," featuring interviews of a baker, videographer, children’s clothing designer, and president of a charitable running eve...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Telecommuting and Distance Learning: Tips for Separating Work From Life 9 min.

Maintaining a balance between work/study and personal life is already challenging enough—the Internet and our phones can cause those worlds to clash at any given moment. But this challenge is especially difficult for telecommuters and distance learners. How do you keep work and life separate when they literally happen under the same roof? This video provides tips on work-life balance for those who...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Work-Life Balance: Success and Happiness in an Always-Connected World 31 min.

Not so long ago, people used to go to school or work, then had the rest of the day to enjoy their personal lives. But in today’s always-connected world, work life and home life are blending. This video looks at the phenomenon with an eye for keeping a proper balance that leads to happiness, health and success both at home and at work. It presents strategies for coping with stress, taking responsi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Nurturing Leadership 35 min.

Are leaders born, or made? This video shows that while certain personality traits may influence leadership abilities, there are also leadership qualities that can be learned and nurtured. Business leaders, politicians, coaches and others share their perceptions of what it takes to be a leader, relating to viewers that observing certain principles and adopting admirable behaviors can help develop...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015