Archives: Education

The Drafting Board

Over the years as a draftsman, I have mastered several Computer Aided Design (CAD) programs. AutoCAD, Generic CADD Level 3, Generic CADD 6, Generic CADD 3D, CadVance, TurboCad, and most recently, Chief Architect 8. Facts are though, I have been a drafter since the 1970’s and the one thing I keep coming back to is • Read More »


How To Become a Certified Freelance Drafter & CAD Operator

Are you earning enough a week to make ends meet? Can you reasonably expect your present job to pay you a top grade salary in the near future? If not, this article will probably interest you. We offer to qualify you for a profession which, at the very start, pays higher salaries than the average • Read More »


When Learning Doesn’t Come Easy

From the moment we find out we are expecting a child, our minds and hearts overflow with hopes and dreams for them. My child will be the most beautiful, brilliant, talented little person to ever walk the Earth, right? And they are that to each of us! But sometimes, we discover there is a “problem.” • Read More »


Steps Involved in HVAC Training

Heating, air conditioning, and ventilation technician job opportunities are growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the demand for workers will expand by 34 percent over the next several years, making it one of the fastest growing industrial job fields. To get into this field, however, you need HVAC training and certification. What Does • Read More »


The Ability To Draw House Plans

It wasn’t until I started teaching it, that I realized how many were interested in the field of architectural drafting. But having an interest and actually being committed enough to complete the education are two distinctly different things all together. There has to be a certain amount of ambition that goes into learning such a • Read More »


Quantitative Data Analysis

If you have decided that a large survey is the most appropriate method to use for your research, by now you should have thought about how you’re going to analyze your data. You will have checked that your questionnaire is properly constructed and worded, you will have made sure that there are no variations in • Read More »


Thomas Edison Teaching Tip

Do you know who invented the talking doll? How about the electric vote-recorder? Would you be surprised to learn it was the same man who invented the phonograph and the electric incandescent light bulb? None other than Thomas Alva Edison, whose birthday was February 11, 1847. Here are some tips for celebrating his accomplishments: 1. • Read More »


Global Warming Effects

Understanding Global Warming and Its Effects The answer to the question of what is global warming is not hard to imagine if one has a few basics about this. This is when carbon dioxide (CO2), chlorofluorocarbons and other pollutants converge in the atmosphere, and they form a kind of a heavy blanket that in turn • Read More »


Distance Learning: balancing your education and busy lifestyle

Distance Learning is a priority for most who have already set their lives out in one way or another in that their responsibilities have been laid out, and in quite a few cases, would not allow for regular College schedules. This is taken into consideration when looking for a place to study, and this shouldn’t • Read More »


Training Tesla

There is an unpublished autobiography of Tesla available for free on the web. It details how Tesla’s father became a cleric after having been a military person. This father then tried to make Tesla into a cleric. I see the Bairdic and minstrel training was part of what young Tesla was required to do by • Read More »