Technical Education


In An Instant: Buried Alive 83 min.

Arick Baker was cleaning out a huge corn bin on his family’s Iowa farm, while his Dad hauled away a truckload of grain. That’s when the unthinkable happened— a chunk of rotten corn gave way, burying Arick beneath several feet of suffocating corn. This program is a case study of farm safety for students of agriculture.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Access to Africa: Internet and Connectivity 49 min.

Africa still is the continent with the most ‘white spots’, places without internet or mobile phone signal, and this holds a great promise for Africans and for the global technology companies that aim to enlarge their markets. More than 80 percent of all African households have mobile phones and in some of the 54 countries on the continent half of that number are smartphones. This program observes...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Cap Highlights 43 min.

Cap highlights are a valid method of coloring the hair, though some salons attack old methods because they aren't in fashion.In this lesson John Mcloughlin shows how touse the cap methods in various ways to give different results. The cap gives a good barrier between the scalp and the hair color and in some cases it is essential that this barrier be maintained. Check out the different methods cove...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Childrens Haircut 42 min.

This instructional film demonstrates the very first steps in hairdressing. It teaches you how to hold the scissors and comb correctly, how best to cut your child's hair, and it will give you a method of cutting the hair that is simple to understand and do. Included are demonstrations of how to cut an outline, how to layer, and how to use clippers. Learn hint and tips along the way that have taken...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

How Hair Colour Works 30 min.

In this lesson John Mcloughlinaims to make the world of hair coloring understandable.There are two main areas in coloring, the first is choosing the base shade, and the second is identifying the color that the client wants. Once students understand this, the choice of choosing which peroxide becomes easier, and with time, students can color with confidence and unleash their creative coloring talen...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Mesh & Foil 35 min.

Using different techniques to apply hair color has taken on a new dimension. This is partly because of foil and mesh applications. In this lesson John Mcloughlin shows how to accurately use both the foil and mesh methods along with both the advantages and disadvantages of each of these techniquesso that you'll know when, where and how to use foil and mesh hair coloring. You'll also get an insight...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Nine Section Perm Wind 21 min.

In this instructional video, John Mcloughlin uses a block to demonstrate sectioning the hair into nine parts. Learn techniques for rod winding, common mistakes and the proper sequence for roller placement.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Semi and Permanent 50 min.

Always follow instructions as semi and permanent hair color applications can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. In this lesson John Mcloughlin discussesskin testing, whichis really important in avoiding possible allergic reactions. See both the bottle and root application methods, giving you a feel of how each application works.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

The Beard Trim 35 min.

This instructional film demonstrates how to use clippers and comb, and scissors and comb to shorten beards neatly and effectively. It will also show how to overcome some of the problems students encounter when trying to cut facial hair. This film incorporates some good basic hints and tips to help students with barbering.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Clipper Blending 26 min.

Using the clippers with confidence does not come easy. In this lesson John Mcloughlinshows a number of techniques, but more importantly, he shows what happens when the hair is not blended correctly. No matter how good or bad you are at clipper blending,see the different ways to overcome clipper-blending obstacles. You can then blend with confidence and use any number of the techniques shown in thi...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015