Time is money. In this session, find out how to use the Internet effectively for business, how to search for what you need instead of surf, how to find directories of specific information and how to use email effectively.

Enhance your business by using the Internet. Tour sites on the Internet that can specifically aid designers now. Increase your NETsense. Find great sites to market yourself, network with other professionals, develop leads, access resources and other information and save valuable time.

Learn how to motivate your employees to continue their education through this remarkable example of an online GED program.

Get the intimate details of setting up your own website, what’s involved, what it should look like, how it should function and what you should expect from it.

Visit sites that can make your life and work infinitely more efficient and learn to combine the power of the computer with the resources of the Internet to further enhance your business potential.

Barrier-Free Design: Exterior Access

This course will discuss exterior accessibility using a video and lecture methods to understand the elements of the accessible path. The video follows the antics of couple of bunglers who ultimately learn to understand the need for accessible parking spaces, ramps, etc. Interviews with disabled persons afford design professionals a greater understanding of the perspective and difficulties of those less than able to enter a building.

A Residential Introduction

Attendees of this course will be afforded a renewed awareness of the need to address society’s diversity in allowing access to the built environment. This basic course will discuss the considerations to be undertaken in planning an adaptation to a residential project, and the financial and social repercussions of barrier free design. Design professionals will be reminded of the basic requirements for barrier free design in the residential arena.

Any design professionals interested in learning the statistical implications of the population of the disabled, the legal requirements for providing barrier-free design, and the importance of using surveys and evaluations as tools in evaluating spaces with regard to barrier-free design.