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How to Get the Most from Your Online Learning

How to Get the Most from Your Online Learning

So you’ve just signed up for your first OLL (Online LIVE) course from New Horizons and you’re wondering what to expect and how to get the most out of it—and your boss needs to know you’ll get your money’s worth. Plan to commit the same amount of time for online training as you would for traditional classroom training. That way, you will be able to get the most out of your class, so you can truly enjoy it!

8 Ways to Become a Better Learner

8 Ways to Become a Better Learner

Are you attending an online course soon? Are you interested in finding ways to become a more effective learner? If you are like many of my students, your time is extremely limited, so it is important to get the most educational value out of your available time.

8 Steps to Accomplish Your 2017 Learning Goals

8 Steps to Accomplish Your 2017 Learning Goals

It's a brand new year, and many of us are looking for ways to upgrade our skills. Several of my past students were changing careers or trying to upgrade skills in particular areas. Their general approach was always this: Attend a course, understand the exam objectives, and then pass this test. This approach, although very logical, may be a bit oversimplified. So what do you really need to accomplish your professional goals for the new year?

Network Admins: Don't Forget About Microsoft Pathping

Network Admins: Don't Forget About Microsoft Pathping

Typically, when troubleshooting a network problem in Windows, we will reach for the trusty ping and tracert utilities. Ping lets you know a network connection actually exists and is functional. Tracert shows you the routers (or "hops") the packets traverse to get to the destination. So these two tools confirm that you do have a connection and what that connection is. What they don't tell you is the quality of the connection.

10 Real-World Skills You Will Learn in the CompTIA Linux+ Course

10 Real-World Skills You Will Learn in the CompTIA Linux+ Course

According to CompTIA, the leading association representing the international technology community, there are at least three reasons why an IT Professional would want to become Linux+ certified:

What's New in Cisco CCNA v3.0?

What's New in Cisco CCNA v3.0?

Cisco’s most popular certification, the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), is undergoing an overhaul by upgrading from CCNA v2.0 to CCNA v3.0. That means new exams for ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA, and that also means new training courses. Note: The last day to test for the 200-120 CCNA v2.0 and 100-101 ICND1 v2.0 exams was August 20, 2016, and the last day to test for the 200-101 ICND2 v2.0 exam will be September 24, 2016.

12 Tips to Help You Pass Your Next CompTIA Exam

12 Tips to Help You Pass Your Next CompTIA Exam

Many business today require employees to become CompTIA certified. Whether it’s A+, Network+, or Security+, all these certifications have one thing in common: The exams! 

While sitting for an exam may send shivers down the spine of even the most experienced IT professional, it is important to realize that these certification tests all share a common format.

10 Tips for Working at the Command Line

10 Tips for Working at the Command Line

Whether you're a Linux System Admin or a Windows Active Directory Administrator, the command line is essential. Command line administration is a key part of Linux daily tasks and Microsoft's PowerShell is taking over a great many of our regular tasks. 

Are You Utilizing Microsoft’s Reliability Monitor?

Are You Utilizing Microsoft’s Reliability Monitor?

OK IT people: How many of you have ever received the following phone call?

"Hi. My computer worked yesterday. My computer doesn’t work today. Help!"

I can hear everyone saying, "I've gotten that call too many times to count!" 

What's New in the CompTIA A+ 900 Series Exams?

What’s New in the CompTIA A+ 900 Series Exams?

CompTIA’s A+ certification has been around since 1993 and is widely accepted as the foundation for entry level Help Desk and PC Technicians. As time moves forward, CompTIA carefully tracks technology and its impact on the work-world, making adjustments to their certifications to reflect any changes. They state: “We continuously review how trends change the roles that CompTIA A+ certifies and work to adapt the certification to industry workforce needs, and the 900 series is a reflection of the current knowledge and skills needed by today’s IT professionals.”

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