Self-Paced Online Courses in Alberta:
Your Ideal Career Training College

Take Online Courses in Alberta & Earn Your Diploma When it comes to online learning in Canada, CD-ED is the clear leader. In Alberta, we have proudly served students all over the province, from Calgary, Edmonton, Valleyview and Fort McMurray to Swan Hills, Tofield, Red Deer and Lethbridge. Albertans are taking advantage of our online

5 Tips to Get Results: Plant Seeds Now for Your Future Career

Feeling anxious about your future? You’re not alone! There are plenty of career and education options out there – enough to feel overwhelmed when trying to choose a program and school that suits you. Read on to learn our useful 5 tips & tricks for getting ready for school, so you’ll be prepared to take

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 #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. 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 you’re one of the

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