Congratulations Adam, CD-ED’s July Scholarship Winner

Adam Found an Online Graphic Design Program to Help Him Reach His Goals  Adam is a renaissance man. He has attended various universities and colleges for different disciplines. Comparing his experience at different schools, Adam says the Graphic Design Program at CD-ED stood out as the most practical education he has received thus far. When

Scholarship Winner Caroline Slingerland Considers CD-ED’s Online General Office Administration Program a Valuable and Rewarding Challenge

Start Down the Path to Becoming an Office Administration Professional at a Pace That Works for you with CD-ED’s Online General Office Administration Program When searching for an institution where she could earn her General Office Administration diploma, Caroline was focused on finding a program that could be done remotely, while also providing the support

Anne Michalski Found Her Passion with CD-ED’s Health Information Management Program

Start an Exciting New Career from Anywhere in Canada with CD-ED’s Online Health Information Management Program Anne Michalski was unsure about going back to attend school as a mature student. Anne realized she could apply her previous data management experience to CD-ED’s exciting new Health Information Management (HIM) course, which is a unique online training

Lie #5: I Only Need To Log On Once A Week

I suspect that some people are drawn to online learning because they think that being in class is a big waste of time. But does that mean that the learning can all take place once a week? Well, according to those who have studied the way we learn, no. Imagine a college course that meets

Lie #4: I Won’t Have A Personal Connection With My Instructor

This is the most frustrating lie of all the ones I’ve heard about distance education. It goes on the assumption that in order to have a personal connection with an instructor, you have to be jammed into a classroom with 40 other people who are all trying to get the attention for themselves. In an online

Lie #3: Online Learning is Easy

Is Online Learning “Easier” Than Traditional Classes? Conventional wisdom says that online learning is easy, and therefore it isn’t worth your time. As it so often is, conventional wisdom is dead wrong about that. Online learning is simple, sure – it’s straightforward and uncomplicated – but it sure as heck isn’t easy. Just like traditional

Lie #2: Online Colleges Aren’t As Good As Traditional Ones

Lie #2: Online Colleges Aren’t As Good As Traditional Ones If it were actually true that traditional colleges are better than online colleges then I suppose there’d be no point even trying to juggle work and school. Universities would all close their distance education departments, and you may as well quit your job right now

Lie #1: Online Colleges Aren’t REAL Schools

The 5 Big Lies of Online Education – Part 1 of 5 If you’re reading this, you’ve been thinking about online education one way or another. Maybe you’re already a student at the Centre for Distance Education, and we’re preaching to the choir. Or maybe you are weighing your options on how to get career-focused training. If

When Can I Start Online Learning?

Attending school in person and learning online are very different activities. While the classroom learning experience is a tradition that has built up over hundreds of years, no such traditions exist for online learning. That means that you can write the rules, including when you decide to start online learning. It often seems like a huge barrier

7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Webinar Recap

  Introduction to the 7 Habits Webinar Every one of you has obstacles in life, whether it be: Taking care of family and loved ones; Working a job while attending school; or Financial difficulties (but are trying to better your future to change that). No matter what the obstacle, each and every one of you