Firm Offers Videos, CDs for Tech Training
Bergwall Productions provides competency-based training products in video and CD-ROM format. For 26 years, the firm has furnished courses in areas such as Auto Technician Training, and has won various awards for their multimedia courses.
Their VHS video products include over 400 broadcast-quality, curriculum-based video programs for classroom use or for airing over PBS/ITV networks. Content areas run the gamut from Agriculture to Child Care to Fluid Power to Woodworking.
Each video comes with a Student Study Guide containing course exercises as well as pre- and post-test questions. Newly available are Program Activity Sheets (PASs). Students use them to answer questions while they watch the video, reinforcing effectiveness by a ìguaranteedî 100%.
Bergwallís CD-ROM-based training covers areas such as Automotive Technology, Biology, Career Education/School-To-Work, Electronics, Applied Math Skills, Technology and Welding.
Each program is built around the CDís one hour of full-motion, full screen MPEG video. Included is a Video Glossary, containing links to explanations of glossary terms in the program. The discs run in Windows and can be used with single CD drives, juke boxes or network video servers.
Bergwall Productions also offers literature, production development consultation, systems integration, video cassette duplication, digital video encoding to MPEG-1 and other services. Bergwall Productions, Inc., Chadds Ford, PA, (800) 645-3565, www.bergwall.com.
This article originally appeared in the 03/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.