History of Distance Education

Distance education focuses on delivering education through alternative means instead of just in a traditional classroom. It allows individuals to access information in various ways. Here is a brief overview of history of distance education, from as far back as the 1800s: Continue reading

Five Books For Improving Your Life

Through life’s journey, many people feel unfulfilled or just plain unhappy in their lives. These feelings may be a result of poor relationships, lack of attaining personal or professional goals, or job dissatisfaction. Here’s a list of the five best books that can help people – whether you are a seeking an online education, or tenured professional expand your outlook, better define goals, take the right steps for attaining desired goals and develop ways to improve relationships. Continue reading

Getting Started as a Freelance Designer

The amount of space being devoted to announcement of layoffs, studio closures, and redundancies is growing every month. The concept of job security or new positions opening up is now a distant memory, and as a result, a design degree graduates and seasoned designers are opting to run their own design businesses.
Going freelance is a big step and challenge, but it makes sense to give it a try. The following tips will give you the edge you need to succeed as a freelancer: Continue reading

Top 10 TED Talks That Inspire

There seems to be something about TED Conferences and TED Talks which lends itself to the inspiring and aspirational. This is especially true for students in colleges and universities around the country who sometimes need a little glimpse of the future, and a little knowledge that they’re doing the right thing and adequately preparing themselves life “out there” in the real world, where a difference can be made and a revolution in thought can be achieved. Continue reading