10 Easiest Dogs to Train: Learn what breed you should buy

easiestdogstotrainWhen it comes time to bring a new furry-legged friend home to the family, consider getting a breed that will be easy to train.  Untrained pets can make your life stressful and become a burden.  Help to ensure your new dog feels at home and is comfortable by taking the time to train them.  You can learn how to train your dog to do 25 different tricks with this class.  

Some breeds are easier to train than others because they quickly understand the association between a verbal and/or gestural command, the action they must perform, and their reward for doing it.  For example, when you say the word “shake” and hold out your hand, your dog will realize that if it places its paw in your hand then it will receive a reward (like a treat or a pat on the head).  You can also train your dog with other tools like clickers and training collars.  If you are interested in learning how to train your dog with a clicker, try this course. [Read more…]

SAP Modules List: Introduction to SAP and the different types of modules

sapmoduleslistFirst, let’s get down to the basics.  SAP AG is a German company that makes business management software for enterprise level businesses.  SAP AG is one of the largest software companies in the world and stands for “systems, applications, and products in data processing”.  SAP AG provides end to end solutions for several business applications including manufacturing, logistics, accounting, and distribution.  They are best known for their SAP ERP (enterprise resource planning) software, SAP BW (data warehouse product), SAP Business Objects software, and SAP HANA, (high performance analytic appliance).  If you are interested in learning more about SAP HANA, we suggest taking this class on the basics that will introduce you to SAP HANA Studio, Reporting using BI 4.0, SAP HANA Architecture, SAP HANA Administration, and SAP HANA Modeling. [Read more…]

How to Meditate: The complete guide to meditation

howtomeditateIn this complete guide to you will learn everything you need to know about meditation including: what meditation is, where it came from, benefits to meditating, 9 different types of meditation methods, how to meditate, how to create a meditation space, and 20 tips and tricks to successful meditation.

While this guide contains in-depth meditation practices, you can learn how to meditate quickly in 5 minutes or less everyday with this course. [Read more…]

What does a Graphic Designer Do? The Industry Revealed

Graphic DesignerUpdated on February 27, 2014

So, you’re looking at career options. You’ve got a good eye for form and colour, or maybe you just love fonts a little more than is natural (mmm, look at the curve on that lower-case ‘g’). Something’s led you to consider graphic design as a viable option, and you’re here to find out whether you should take the plunge. Perhaps you aren’t sure if you have what it takes, maybe you can’t tell if you’ll enjoy it, or maybe you’re just poking at it cautiously to see what happens. Either way, you’re in the right place. [Read more…]

CC vs BCC: Learn the difference between these two email fields

ccvsbccWhen referring to email, “cc” means carbon copy and “bbc” means “blind carbon copy”.  Both “cc” and “bcc” are additional fields you can enter when sending an email.  Every recipient email address you enter into the “to” and “cc” fields will be able to see each other.  The email addresses you add to the “bcc” field will not be visible to the “to” and “cc” recipients or the other “bcc” recipients. [Read more…]

TOEFL speaking practice: Learn how to master the TOEFL speaking section

TOEFLspeakingpracticeThe TOEFL is a test that measures the ability of non-native English speakers to use and understand the English language in an academic setting.  The TOEFL consists of four sections (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) and is scored out of 120 points.  Scores are valid for two years and you may retake the test as many times as you would like.  To do the best job possible on your test, consider taking a complete TOEFL preparation course.

The speaking section is 20 minutes long and consists of 6 questions categorized as independent and integrated speaking tasks.  The first two questions are independent speaking tasks because you will be speaking about your own ideas, experiences, and opinions.  The last four questions are integrated speaking tasks because you will also be required to read and listen to perform these tasks. [Read more…]

TOEFL writing topics from the actual test

toeflwritingtopicsThe TOEFL, commonly known as the “Test of English as a Foreign Language”, is a way to measure English fluency in non-native English speakers.  It was originally developed as an admissions requirement to get into U.S. universities.  These days, businesses, government agencies, licensing bodies, and other organizations may require the TOEFL test for employment.  The test consists of four distinct parts: reading, listening, speaking, and writing.  Tests scores are valid for two years.  Several of the tasks are integrated and require you to use all four skills together. Study for all of the TOEFL sections with this complete preparation course. [Read more…]

25 Oil Painting Techniques You Should to Learn

oilpaintingtechniquesOil painting is the process of painting with pigments bound in oil.  Oil paints can be made by the artist or purchased at art supplies stores.  The common oils used in oil paints are linseed oil, poppyseed oil, walnut oil, and safflower oil.  Different oils allow for different drying times and if the paints contain resin, you will get a glossy finish.  Oil paints are prized among artists because the longer drying times allow the artist to manipulate the paint at a later time.  Before you get started with the 25 oil painting techniques, learn to unleash your art creativity by finding and developing your own personal creativity and visual expression according to your strengths and interests. [Read more…]

13 Great Storytelling Techniques: How to Construct a Winning Story

storytellingtechniquesLearning how to tell a good story is important.  Storytelling is one of our most valuable assets in connecting with others.  The power of stories is capable of moving people to action far better than any threat or incentive you can throw their way.  Stories can relay important morals and lessons to children or even deliver a brand promise to consumers.  If you want to learn more about creative storytelling, take a look at this class or if you want to learn the specifics on storytelling for business, try this class.   Either way, the ability to tell a good story is a must. [Read more…]

Yoga for Runners: Tips for Getting Started and Yoga Poses

yogaforrunnersAre you a runner looking to improve your flexibility or start a cross-training regiment?  If so, yoga is the perfect solution for you.  Yoga can also help alleviate your pains and aches caused by running instead of turning to medication or chiropractors.  Common running injuries are caused by limited core strength, misalignments, and a lack of flexibility.  Yoga will help you relax tight muscles, calm your mind, and help you recover faster after workouts.  If you are interested in mediation, try taking a yoga course specifically tailored to daily meditation practice. [Read more…]