Unisa Online

About unisa

The leading ODL university

As Africa’s leading open distance learning institution, we offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources that inspire learners to create meaningful futures on their own terms.

We are the African University shaping futures in the service of humanity

Who we are

Who we areWe are a reputable, comprehensive, flexible and accessible open distance learning institution that is motivating a future generation. We offer internationally accredited qualifications and have world-class resources. Our vision “towards the African University shaping futures in the service of humanity” drives us to find answers to Africa’s educational and developmental problems.

Our history

Our historyExplore the more than 140 years of Unisa’s existence and celebrate our decades of service to students in South Africa and beyond. Learn more about Unisa’s evolution from a small, colonial examining body into one of the world’s largest open distance learning institutions — an exuberantly African global leaders.

What we do

What we doThe three core business areas of Unisa are teaching, research and community engagement. Our world-class research is spearheaded by the Research and Innovation portfolio and community engagement by our Community Engagement and Outreach Policy. We also place great importance on the celebration and promotion of our African arts and culture through various endeavours.

Governance & management

Governance and managementManagement at Unisa is ultimately responsible for creating an environment and culture that is conducive to the attainment of the university’s vision to be the African university in the service of humanity. Part of this responsibility lies in determining the mission, values, goals, objectives, strategies and policies that will safeguard and promote this vision.

Facts & figures

Facts and figuresOffering study opportunities to more than 400 000 students from across South Africa, Africa and other parts of the world, Unisa offers a diverse choice of study fields at levels from certificate to degree. The university is considered South Africa’s most productive* accounting for 12.8% of all degrees conferred by the country’s 23 public universities and universities of technology.


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Training and Certification at Academic Life Coaching

Academic Life Coaching provides coach training to educators and professionals wishing to utilize life coaching skills with middle and high school students. The training focuses on a core set of life coaching skills, exercises specifically tailored to teenagers, and methods for including life coaching skills and Academic Life Coaching exercises in one-to-one and group work.

Over 6 months, the training provided by Academic Life Coaching fulfills the 60 training hours required by the International Coach Federation to become an Associate Certified Coach.

In the free life coaching links below, you can download a few chapters of the Super Training Guide, the actual text that we use in our Life Coach Training and Certification Program. The first chapter gives you an idea of some of the core life coaching concepts, while Chapter Seven gives you an idea of how we apply life coaching to help teenagers gain an understanding of how they can thrive in school. Chapter Nine provides a framework for thinking and addressing motivation with a teenager from a life coaching point-of-view.

The training and certification program is really a balance between core life coaching concepts and what those concepts mean to students and why certain aspects work well for teens. If you have any questions about life coaching, the training and certification program, or really just want to talk with us about our vision and future plans, here’s a link to our contact page.

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Online Learning

OTEC delivers the training and development solutions you need, where you need them.

Whether your team members are spread across the province or the country, your organization can benefit from OTEC’s award-winning training and development programs delivered through our innovative eLearning option.

Most OTEC workshops on this page qualify for funding under the Canada-Ontario Job Grant. For more information on the Canada-Ontario Job Grant please visit http://www.otec.org/Training-Solutions-Overview/Canada-Ontario-Job-Grant.aspx

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Service Excellence Dynamics

OTEC’s Service Excellence Dynamics eLearning course is developed with the most up-to-date service theories, best practices and tools. Complete with interactive quizzes and videos, it is a great program for those wishing to achieve excellence in the delivery of customer service in a self-study, flexible format.

This dynamic and interactive, 60-minute eLearning course has been designed to help individuals acquire skills and knowledge necessary for creating memorable service experiences resulting in customer loyalty.

Register now to complete and receive your Service Excellence Dynamics service professional certificate! For any inquiries about Service Excellence Dynamics please contact Sepideh Gorjizadeh, Coordinator, Client Services, 416-622-1975 ext. 235, sgorjizadeh@otec.org

New Life Coach INC


An 8-week professional certification course of extensive study on becoming a Certified Christian Life Coach. Our training is organized into 8 learning modules. The course is conducted through online classes and teleconference where you will call in weekly (Mondays 11 PM or 8 PM EST) and be taught practical skills by a team of Master Christian Life Coaches. Our training Is 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Test drive our course today! Make your first payment and come to your first class to observe. If you are not completely satisfied with what you hear, we will refund your money that same day.

Become A Certified Christian Life Coach

An 8-week training and professional certification course of extensive study on becoming a Certified Life Coach with a Christian niche. This is training is organized into eight learning modules. Classes are held one-on-one or small group and are conducted by tele-conference and online classes. As a Christian coach, you will be creating an even deeper, more spiritual connection with your client. This involves the effective use of intercessory prayer, biblical scripture knowledge, discernment of God’s will and other tools. During this training you will be partnered with a trainer who will act as both your teacher and mentor as you work toward completing 8 weeks of reading and related assignments. We believe that one of the best ways to learn something is to actually do it, so in your 5th week of training we will assign you a client to coach under the supervision of your trainer. Modules covered in training include but are not limited to: industry overview, definition of coaching, ethics, active and empathetic listening, establishing trust and rapport, effective questioning, observations and constructive feedback, building a session,goal-setting, assigning homework, assessments and other tools ,overcoming obstacles, using Scriptures, communication skills, self-awareness ,developing your private practice ,niche coaching, marketing techniques, resources and much more. Once you have completed our course and satisfied all other requirements, You are officially accredited through our organization as a Certified Professional Life Coach with a Christian niche, and can now use the acronym CPLC (Certified Professional Life Coach) behind your full name. Your coach trainer will continue to mentor you for an additional 6 month at no cost, and you can always come back to our Monday training classes for additional training for free. Since we are a Christian organization we choose not to be accredited through secular organizations. We have been in business since 2006 and are accredited through well-known national Associations, The Full Gospel Evangelistic Associations and have an A+ rating with the BBB.

The cost of the Christian Life Coach Training & Certification program has an administration fee of $379, or installment plan of 3 payments of $126.33 is available. This is a small fee (which goes towards our homeless mission) compared to most life coach training. We are able to offer this training at a small fee, because we encourage our trainees to become volunteers. We are an all volunteer organization none of our staff gets paid. We are committed to the work of God and helping you live out your purpose. We are also a no commitment volunteer organization, which means you can still take advantage of our affordable price without volunteering with us. This cost $379 is purely an administrative fee that covers you certification processing, training, online testing and helps pay for our homeless ministry. This cost does not cover the cost of your book, which is available for purchase at Amazon.com or your local bookstore for under $20.00. Note: If you are trained in the Uk the amount for the administration fee is in pounds.

Free On-Going Training :

We offer continuous on-going training to all our students former and current for free. Classes are held every Monday.

Sign up for $126.Come to the first class.If you are not satisfied we will refund your money the same day.

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Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of contemporary music. For more than half a century, the college has evolved to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business. Berklee serves distance learners worldwide through its award-winning online extension school, Berklee Online.

Pro Tools Basics

Developing Your MusicianshipProyecto final de Músico moderno

Composición de canciones

Producción Musical y su Efecto en la Composición

Contact Us

Mailing Address

Berklee Online
855 Boylston St, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02116

Main Line: 866.BERKLEE/617.747.2146
Fax Line: 617.747.2149


Email: advisors@online.berklee.edu

Phone: 1.866.BERKLEE ext 1 (1.866.237.5533 ext 1) within the U.S. or 617.747.2146 ext 1 for international callers.


Email: finance@online.berklee.edu

Phone: 1.866.BERKLEE ext 5 (1.866.237.5533 ext 5) within the U.S. or 617.747.2146 ext 5 for international callers.

Financial Aid (degree students only)

Email: financialaid@berklee.edu

Phone: 1.866.BERKLEE ext 4 (1.866.237.5533 ext 4) within the U.S. or 617.747.2146 ext 4 for international callers.


Email: registrar@online.berklee.edu

Phone: 1.866.BERKLEE ext 2 (1.866.237.5533 ext 2) within the U.S. or 617.747.2146 ext 2 for international callers.

Student Support

Email: support@online.berklee.edu

Phone: 1.866.BERKLEE ext 3 (1.866.237.5533 ext 3) within the U.S. or 617.747.2146 ext 3 for international callers. Hours M-F 9am-5pm ET.

Software Engineering Institute

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Documenting Software Architectures – eLearning

Software architecture has become a widely accepted conceptual basis for the development of nontrivial software in all application areas and by organizations of all sizes. However, the treatment of architecture to date has largely concentrated on its design and, to a lesser extent, its validation. Effectively documenting an architecture is as important as crafting it; if the architecture is not understood (or worse, misunderstood), it cannot be analyzed effectively or meet its goal as the unifying vision for system and software development. Documentation-based architecture strategies stop short of prescribing documentation standards.

  • How do you document architectures using well-known styles such as service-oriented, client-server, multi-tiered, layered, and so forth?
  • What are effective architecture documentation guidelines?
  • How do you represent architectural elements and the relations among them?
  • How do you document interface semantics and architectural rationale?
  • How do you provide relevant architectural information to important stakeholders?
  • Are there templates for architecture documentation?

This online course provides in-depth coverage of effective software architecture documentation practices that meet the needs of the entire architecture stakeholder community. This course presents the information in the context of prevailing prescriptive models, including the Rational Unified Process (RUP), the Siemens Four Views software approach, the IEEE 1471-2000 standard, and the Unified Modeling Language (UML). The course is based on the bookDocumenting Software Architectures: Views and Beyond.
Learners will have three months to complete the course. Upon completing all course elements, the learner is awarded an electronic certificate of course completion and 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Who should attend?

This course is targeted at

  • software architects and software lead designers whose jobs include producing architectural documentation
  • software technical managers whose jobs include overseeing and/or managing the architecture definition process
  • software engineers who may be expected to use architecture documentation

This online course is designed for independent learners to quickly gain knowledge, at their convenience, of the best practices for documenting software architectures.


  • principles of sound documentation
  • viewtypes, styles, and views
  • advanced concepts such as refinement, context diagrams, variability, software interfaces, and how to document interfaces
  • documenting the behavior of software elements and software systems
  • choosing relevant views
  • building a documentation package using a seven-part template

Documenting Software Architectures-eLearning will require a minimum of 12 hours of study time. Once registered, learners will be granted 24-hour-a-day access to the course material for three months.

Learners can proceed through the course at their convenience and can review and repeat individual sections as often as needed.


This online course shows software architects how to produce a comprehensive documentation package for a software architecture that is useful to stakeholders. After attending this course, participants will have a better understanding of

  • the basic principles of sound technical documentation
  • a stakeholder- and view-based approach to documenting software architectures
  • which views are available for documenting an architecture
  • how to choose the set of views that will be most valuable to the architecture’s community of stakeholders
  • the information needed to document a view
  • how to use formal and informal notations (including UML) to represent elements and relations in a view
  • how to document a software interface and software behavior
  • the information needed to document information that applies across views


Before registering for this course, participants must

  • have experience in designing and developing software-intensive systems
  • understand the basic concepts of software architecture. If desired, they can gain this understanding by completing the Software Architecture: Principles and Practices course, which is available as instructor-led classroom training and as eLearning

Before beginning this course, the learner must acquire a copy of the text book: Documenting Software Architectures: Views and Beyond. The textbook can be purchased through the following link: http://www.mypearsonstore.com/bookstore/product.asp?isbn=0321552687.

To access the SEI Learning Portal, your computer must have the following:

  • Operating Systems: Windows 98 / NT 4.0 / Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Mac OS X
  • Browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or above / Mozilla Firefox
  • Configure your browser to allow pop-ups from this site
    • Explorer: Tools/Internet Options/Privacy
    • Firefox: Tools/Options/Content


  • Thirteen modules of instruction narrated by the SEI instructor
  • Topic quizzes to confirm understanding
  • Optional exercises with solution guidance
  • References and additional resources related to the subject matter
  • Concluding self-assessment
  • Downloadable copy of the course presentation slides

This course is presented in the form of narrated instructional pages. Self-assessments following each topic presented assist with thorough comprehension of the subject matter. A final, comprehensive assessment helps the learner to identify areas that require further study.


Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture Training

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Course Overview

This web-based training course provides an introduction to the Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA). The purpose of this training is to acquaint public and private sector professionals with the background, structure, website, and use of the CVRIA. They will be able to effectively navigate the website to find the CVRIA content they need for their connected vehicle project definition. The course material is presented in a web-based format using Adobe Presenter with narration by instructors from the National ITS Architecture team.

Contact Us

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UEFI and EDK II Learning and Development

UEFI and EDK II Online Courses

Increase your knowledge of UEFI and EDK II with this modular self-paced course.  Modules cover the boot phases of UEFI and Platform Initialization (PI) from power-on to booting an OS, with the objective of aiding developers in performing UEFI/PI and EDK II related tasks.

UEFI and EDK II 3 day training materials

Presentations PDFs

Lab Material

UEFI Summer Summit 2012

EDK II Lab Setup & NT32 Build

In this lab exercise you will install & configure EDK II source tree, build & run NT32 environment in EDK II, learn about the UEFI Shell 2.0, and run scripts under UEFI Shell 2.0


Web Age Solutions Inc

Web Age Solutions Inc


Using technology to solve an immediate, pressing problem is relatively easy. Designing and implementing a robust architecture that serves the immediate needs to the enterprise and is consistent with the long-term strategic vision of the organization is a bit more difficult. Enterprise Architecture (EA) is the practice of applying a comprehensive and rigorous method for describing, defining, designing, and ultimately deploying a framework that addresses business architecture, performance management, organizational structure, and process architecture.

Web Age Solutions offers comprehensive training in Enterprise Architecture, as well as Solution Architecture and Software Architecture.

More Info

There are several options for training, including traditional classroom courses, live virtual courses, and soon, online video training.

Traditional classroom training has the advantage of allowing discussions between the students. Since EA students often have extensive experience in software development and business analysis, students usually find discussions interesting and valuable.

Live Virtual Training places some limitations on in-class discussions (just due to the nature of teleconferencing), but has the advantage of convenience – architects typically don’t need to travel to attend the course.

Video training offers the most convenience. Students can view the videos on their own schedule and at any convenient pace. You can also view the videos multiple times to lock-in the knowledge. Online video training will generally be the most economical training options.

Our EA curriculum explores the fundamentals, popular frameworks such as Zachman, The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®), Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Ministry of Defense Architecture Framework (MODAF), and TRAK, and aims to provide a broad awareness for the implications of EA and how to best support its adoption through changes to people, processes, and technology.

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All US Inquiries
Please call 1-877-517-6540, or email getinfousa@webagesolutions.com.

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Please call 1-866-206-4644 toll free, or email getinfo@webagesolutions.com.

Partner and Courseware Inquiries
Please call1-877-517-6540 toll free, or email courseware@webagesolutions.com.

DuPont Sustainable Solutions

Safety Training

Help reduce incidents, stay in compliance and transform safety culture with our safety training solutions featuring versatile delivery methods and backed by DuPont’s 200 years of real-world experience.

Coastal Training Technologies is now part of DuPont Sustainable Solutions. This new entity integrates a unique combination of collaborative consulting services, technologies and blended learning solutions which reflect market needs in the areas of workplace safety, sustainable operations, employee training and clean technologies.

For our Training Solutions’ clients, this means access to a broader selection of crisp, compelling content built upon DuPont methodologies and expertise and delivered via world-class Coastal technologies and training media.

We continue to offer organizations one of the industry’s most powerful suites of blended learning solutions — including instructor-led training, online training and traditional media. With a comprehensive library of 7,000+ products covering six key content areas and available in 33 languages, we provide our worldwide clientele with compelling and site-specific training that helps meet their complex training needs.

Coastal is now part of DuPont Sustainable Solutions.
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Tel: 877-262-7825 / 757-498-9014 | Fax: 757-498-3657

Academic Earth

Academic Earth


Graphic design is the perfect industry for artists who enjoy using color, shape and other visual effects to captivate consumers. Business owners are always tinkering with how to best communicate their brand to the world; graphic designers are commissioned to draw inspiration from a business and create one-of-a-kind graphics, logos and icons, among other visual tools, to help draw in clientele.

A career in graphic design offers flexibility, making it an attractive option for students who wish to be self-employed or who enjoy supplementing their 9-5 job with freelance work; Forbes listed graphic designer as one of the best freelancer careers. In this guide, you will find an introduction to sample courses, specializations, degrees and the career outlook for graphic designers.

Sample Courses

In today’s technology-rich society, it’s important for students to have access to courses that teach a variety of software programs like Adobe Illustrator, as well as the use of vector illustration and imaging. Courses vary from program to program, but students can expect to take classes like Brand Identity Design, Design for Dynamic Media, and Type and Image in Motion, all of which are part of the Rhode Island School of Design’s curriculum.


Members of the media may direct inquiries to Academic Earth’s site manager, Stephanie Snider, email us at contact@academicearth.org, or call us at (281) 846-3073.

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Design Resources & Online Design Education

We know a thing or two about design, so we’ve worked hard to bring you an online design education experience. Browse below for articles and other design resources that can help you learn graphic design skills, from beginner to advanced, and help you stay abreast on news and trends designers need to know. Be sure to visit our sister sites: HOW Design University for the best way to learn web design, marketing, typography skills and more through online graphic design courses and tutorials, and HOW Interactive Design for a regular flow of expert advice regarding interactive and web design.

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