Distance Learning for Life Enhancement

Mention the phrase “distance learning” and most people will instantly think of an alternative educational delivery method for working adults who want to pursue a college degree in their spare time or cyber education programs to supplement homeschooling programs for younger students.  Without a doubt, distance learning has provided a new and exciting opportunity for students from all walks of life and every background to pursue additional educational paths while carrying out the responsibilities of their everyday lives.

There is another facet to distance learning that is every bit as exciting and filled with potential as that of any aspiring college student in pursuit of a sheepskin.  The Internet has opened up a brand new arena for traditional students and adults alike to pursue learning simply for the love of learning and expanding their horizons.  Are you interested in perfecting your amateur photography skills?  Check out sites such as Better Photo for online classes that will sharpen your skills and teach you to use the many mysterious functions of your camera.

Do you want to take classes to improve your writing skills?  Women on Writing offers a wide range of classes to tempt you.

Many courses offered online through universities or your local community college can satisfy your hunger to learn for personal enrichment.  Have you always wanted to read great classic literature and discuss it intelligently?  You can be sure such classes are available through the university system.

Are you interested in improving the nutritional quality of your family meals?  Culinary courses and nutritional classes are plentiful on the Internet.  

Have you been eager to learn a new language?  Develop your scrapbooking skills?  Learn the ins and outs of putting together your own vacation travel packages?  Don’t let family or job responsibilities stand in your way any longer.  The opportunity to enrich your life is literally right at the tip of your fingers.  In many cases, these opportunities are surprisingly affordable.   As an added benefit, when you are studying for personal enrichment, you aren’t competing against anyone but yourself.  You aren’t working for a grade or a degree; you are working for yourself and your own sense of accomplishment.  In the end, that can be the most satisfying form of education you will ever pursue.

Resources:

http://www.betterphoto.com/home.asp

http://wow-womenonwriting.com/WOWclasses.html

http://www.carrollcc.edu/courses/noncredit/enrichment/default.asp