Three-Dimensional CAD Use in Interior Design Education and Practice

OBJECTIVE: The primary objective of the project was to compare the current use of three-dimensional (3D) computer-aided design (CAD) by practicing interior designers with what is being taught in interior design programs in colleges and universities. Information on the current state of computer use by both groups also was gathered.

Recession sending more students to community colleges

CONCORD, N.H . -- College freshman Elizabeth Hebert's choice of a four-year school suddenly got too expensive. George Haseltine already has a business degree, but he concluded after several layoffs that he needed more training to get work.

So, in the middle of this school year, both landed at New Hampshire Technical Institute, which like other community colleges across the country has suddenly grown a lot more crowded.