Value of Vocational Certificates This article appeared in several
publication including USA Today. The article details a study that
concludes certificates awarded through short-term vocational training
programs can reap a bigger payoff than a bachelor's degree.
How to Become a
A brief look at the basic requirements for a profession in construction
AGC Students Speak Out About Online Learning
AGC students from the South Florida chapter of the AGC speak out about
their experiences taking online construction classes.
How to get your employees interested in training
Many employers are happy to provide training for their employees but they
just can't get the employees interested. Follow these 10 steps and
your employees will be asking for more classes.
How to Hang on to your Employees
Hanging onto your employees in a tight labor market is important to
the success of your company and not as difficult as you might think. Here
are a few low cost things you can do better than your competition that
will generate employee loyalty.
How To Teach a Construction Class:
Teaching is a very rewarding experience. There is nothing as
exciting as seeing a group of your coworkers leaving your classroom
equipped with new skills they will use on the jobsite the next day at
work. Follow these 10 tips and you will have a great time
Line Students Fare Better (new window)
A surprising new study at the California State University at Northridge
shows that students learning in a virtual classroom tested 20 percent
better across the board than their counterparts who learned in a
the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever (new window) by Arthur
W. Chickering and Stephen C. Ehrmann. This essay describes some of
the most cost-effective and appropriate ways to use computers, video, and
telecommunications technologies to advance the Seven Principle of Good
Practice in Undergraduate Education.
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