Digital learning is the method of learning with the help of technology or platform that makes effective use of technology. The area of learning is going to watch a rise in the use of digital elements because the mindset of the users is inclined towards it as digital learning includes more content and is interactive and easy to explore.

Digital learning technologies help users get the grip of the contents more quickly and entirely. They connect themselves to the content and also gain hands-on experience in the subject matter. It is both users as well as instructor friendly, time-saving and creates prospects beyond the limits of our imagination.

With digital learning, the students learn more efficiently as they get rapid feedback regarding their skills and knowledge on the subject matter. This also helps instructors because they can easily analyze where the candidate is lagging behind. Apart from this, assessment, simulations, practice labs, videos, test-prep and so on provide an affluent learning platform which helps in the fuller understanding of concepts. Glossary and online supports are additional benefits for better learning outcome.

Digital learning helps to learn with mastery. The user can set the speed to learn from a section before moving to another. Active engagement with instructors, discussions, easy to review materials, all these provides the best way of learning.

Digital learning has indeed proven its value along the learning dimensions. We can very well see the new possibilities in front of us. But still, other prospects are there which are beyond our imagination. So, start with the digital learning now, get its benefit and explore more probabilities!

 

We are honored to be part of a select group of CODiE 2017 finalists:

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  1. Best Higher Education Learning Content Solution
  2. Best Corporate / Workforce Learning Solution
  3. Best Coding & Computational Thinking Solution
  4. Best College & Career Readiness Solution
  5. Best Higher Education LMS or Learning Platform
  6. Best Student Assessment Solution
  7. Best Education Cloud-Based Solution
  8. Best Educational App for a Mobile Device

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  1. Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas

uCertify/WGU – uCertify LEARN with WGU

  1. Best Learning Relationship Management Solution

Since 1986, the CODiE Awards have recognized excellence by honoring the software and information industry’s leading products and services. Currently, SIIA members are voting and results will be announced on July 26, 2017.

In the recent past, uCertify released IC3 GS5 Exam 1 course. Now, you all can have the benefit of its lab too. uCertify labs are an inexpensive and safe way to explore and learn and can be used to supplement training. The labs are versatile and simulate real-world, hardware, software and command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

The IC3 GS5 Exam 1 lab like its course, covers all the objectives of IC3 GS5 Computing Fundamentals exam and includes topics such as understanding operating systems, hardware, software; cloud computing; networking and mobile device; and so on. As we mentioned in one of our earlier posts, IC3 Global Standard 5 (GS5) is the newest addition to the IC3 Digital Literacy program. Like its predecessors, the GS5 certification is comprised of three exams: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications. IC3 GS5 computing fundamentals exam covers all the topics of IC3 GS4 Computing Fundamentals along with two new topics: cloud computing and mobile device.

The lab provides you the experience of effectively using a computer operating system to perform everyday tasks such as installing software, managing files, and changing system settings. Thus, it gives you the understanding of maintaining computer equipment, protecting hardware from theft or damage, and solving common hardware problems.

So, try uCertify’s upcoming IC3-GS5-Exam 1 lab and gain hands-on experience for IC3 Digital Literacy Exam and also learn the day to day changing technology.

 

uCertify has released a new feature of Selective syncing for instructor area. This feature will let instructors organize the gradebook by selecting the grades of students and syncing the selected grades with the LMS.  

Let’s see how an instructor can use the Gradebook Syncing feature. The instructor has to select a course and click the Assignments Tab on his account dashboard. Then click on the desired gradebook link and click the Load Gradebook Link in a new window button. You will be redirected to the gradebook of the selected section. Then click on the desired grades of the student, which you want to sync. To deselect any grade, click one more time on the particular grade. Once you are done, click the Sync button and then click the OK button to confirm.

We are constantly working to bring more feature updates for better user and instructor experience. So, stay tuned with us for more feature updates!

 

Photoshop has modified the world of digital photography. Along with this, it provides promising careers in designing, marketing, and print-related career fields. Adobe Photoshop certification is eye catching for your employer as well as a sure-fire way to enhance your pay-scale. So, boost up your career with the following five promising options in the field of Adobe Photoshop:

  • Web-designing: With the help of Photoshop, you can create websites, various web templates, and bring your client’s ideas or concepts to life. This helps you to get profits monthly and yearly. You can also make your own website with the help of this software. Do remember that, dedication to work for long hours, patience, and hard work, is essential for a web designer.
  • Graphic Designer: Graphic designers create innovative and attractive flyers, brochures, logos, and page elements. They develop the general presentation and production design for magazines and corporate reports. These works are best represented through photoshop.  
  • Marketing: Photoshop helps the advertisers in product packaging, creating logos designs and branding icons, company advertisements and marketing, and much more. This helps in increasing your brand visibility and developing lasting relationships with your audience.
  • Matte Artist: Those who are good at creativity can be successful in their career as a Matte Artist with the help of Photoshop. Matte Artists are the ones who make matte paintings like that of destructed city, countryside and so on, which are generally used as scenes in movies and production houses. So, being a Photoshop certified will provide you the expertise to create simulated setups for the production houses or movies as a Matte Artist.
  • Photographer: If you are good at photography and have the knowledge of photoshop then your job profile is more in demand. You are eligible to be hired for the jobs of the photographer as well as a photo editor.

 

A career in Adobe Photoshop is indeed creative but you will have to work hard with patience. Once you excel in this software you will find your everyday creative! All the best!

 

Being certified is the foolproof method to enhance your career a skills in the Information Technology industry. If you are one of those who considers certification as their career investment, then you must know which certifications are high in demand in 2017:

1. ISC)² CISSP: The (ISC)²’s CISSP certification is an industry recognized credential and is designed to certify the competency of IT professionals to design, engineer, implement, and manage the overall information security program of an organization. The CISSP exam tests the candidate’s understanding and knowledge in eight domains of the CISSP CBK, which are, Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, and Software Development Security.

According to (ISC)², as of October 2016, only 89,932 people hold the certification worldwide. Earlier this month, the PayScale.com surveyed a group of 3,872 CISSPs and found that their average yearly salary ranged from USD 54,820 to USD 152,311 depending on the candidate’s location, years of experience and job title.

2. Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC): The CRISC certification exam incorporates four major risk subject areas: identification, assessment, control monitoring and reporting, and response and mitigation. If the professional is focused on working in this area or if he has experience in the area and wants to be certified, he must go for CRISC exam.

According to the data from Global Knowledge’s 2017 IT Skills and Salary Survey, the average annual salary of Information Systems Control certified is USD 131,298.

3. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA): ISACA CISA certification exam is intended for candidates interested in information systems audit, control, and security. This exam validates candidate’s experience and knowledge in the field of information assets protection; IT governance and management; systems audit; control and security and so on. CISA certification is a great benchmark for those who provide valuable services to an organization’s IT, legal, and accounting departments.

CISA is among the highest-paying IT certifications based on the 2016 IT Skills and Salary Report conducted by Global Knowledge, with an average yearly salary of USD 112,931.

4. Project Management Professional (PMP): PMP Certification is every IT professional’s choice because it helps them apply their knowledge across a variety of industries. The skills of professionals to apply project management principles provides them a solid foot in almost every industry and opens the opportunity for management level positions. As the demand for skilled project managers has increased, candidates who hold the PMP credential are well positioned to provide the professional skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results.

As per the 7th edition of PMI’s Project Management Salary Survey, which polled over 30,000 project managers from 29 different countries, the median annual salary for a Project Management Practitioner was USD 92,000.

5. EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH): Recent cyber attacks like ransomware, other cyber security threats have made various organizations to look for certified ethical hackers to penetrate networks and computer systems so that they find and fix security vulnerabilities. CEH Certification helps you in recognizing vulnerabilities and weaknesses within an organization or business’ network. The only difference is that instead of exploiting these security gaps, you will use the knowledge to safeguard an organization or business network and patch if there are any potential exposures.

According to the Payscale.com, the average annual salary of a Certified Ethical Hacker is USD 89,000.

So, get geared up now for any of the above-mentioned certification areas to enhance your career prospects and boost-up your pay-grade!

 

George Kerollos is currently working as IDAM Senior Project Manager at icare NSW. He has more than 11 years of working experience as an engineer, Project Consultant, PMO Consultant, and Project Manager. He has earned five certifications which include, Project Management Professional, Prince2 Foundation, ITIL Ver 3.0 Foundation, and so on. He has recently passed PMI-RMP Certification exam with the help of uCertify’s PMI-RMP© Risk Management Professional V5 course. Let’s see what he says:

“One of the best resources I have used for the preparation of PMI-RMP certification is uCertify’s PMI-RMP© Risk Management Professional V5, which I consider is one of the best platforms for learning new material. The course doesn’t only cover the Risk Management knowledge area but it starts with a detailed introduction to Project and Program Management. The course also expands to related knowledge areas such as Stakeholder Management and Communications Management.”

To, read his complete post, click here.

We feel more than happy with such customer reviews and try to provide best to our customers.

To, know more about Mr. Kerollos, contact him via his LinkedIn profile.

Getting certified in the Windows 10 operating system can help you excel in your professional career. In today’s complex IT environment, a Windows certification can help you prove that you have the tremendous technical skills.

uCertify has brought for you, MCSA Windows 10 (Course and Lab) which will not only provide you knowledge and skills required for Windows 10 but will also prepare you for Microsoft 70-698 exam. The course and lab cover all the objectives of MCSA Windows 10 certification exam and includes topics such as Windows 10 installation and configuration, Windows 10 networking, authorization and authentication management, and much more. MCSA Windows 10 performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

Coming to the exam information, the 70-698 exam is a part of Microsoft’s MCSA: Windows 10 certification and is intended for IT professionals to validate their skills and knowledge of installing and configuring Windows. The 70-680 exam covers areas such as local installation, a configuration of core local services and the general local management and maintenance of Windows 10.

So, gain the knowledge and skills of Windows 10 and pass Microsoft 70-698 exam to enhance your career prospects as Desktop Support Specialists, Windows Client Administrator, Network Server Administrator, and Windows System Administrator.

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Remember the recent ransomware attacks which covered the news headlines? These kind of attacks are unpredictable and can take place at anytime and anywhere. Would you not like to go for a course which provides you with the tools and techniques used by hackers to break into an organization? This will help you in understanding the hacker’s mindset and protect your organization.

uCertify has recently introduced Pearson: Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 course which covers topics such as ethical hacking, technical foundations of hacking, footprinting and scanning, malware threats, sniffers, session hijacking, and much more. Thus, along with helping you to prepare for ceh v9 exam, this course provides you the ways to protect yourself and your organization from unauthorized intrusions. Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 course provides full length practice tests, exercises, flashcards, quizzes and much more which provides you with a better understanding of the topics.

So, be a certified ethical hacker with uCertify’s Certified Ethical Hacker Version 9 course.