! Difference between Online Training and Virtual Classroom Training?
If you are considering online training, it is important to understand that the terms “Online Training” and “virtual classroom” are often used interchangeably to represent a range of uniquely different approaches. By definition, “e-learning” is “electronic learning”and can include:
- Instructor Led or Virtual Classroom courses : The learner is scheduled to attend one or more “live” interactive sessions with an instructor using a collaboration tool. Sessions will include audio, video and web-based activities. Supplemental materials may be available 24/7 such as recordings, quizzes and ancillary materials.
- Online or On-demand courses : The learner takes the course independently at his/her own pace, the courseware is available online and an instructor may be available for questions via email or other electronic communication. The courseware can be anything from interactive animations to previously recorded sessions.
Virtual Classroom FAQs
! How can I participate in virtual classroom session?
To participate in a virtual classroom session, you would need to download the virtual classroom client on your desktop/laptop and install the client.
! What do I need to attend a Virtual Classroom Training?
All you need is a PC, Laptop or Android device with a webcam and microphone. Participants can instantly access to the training directly using their login. Login credentials are provided by TechTutorr once you register for a Virtual Training Program. It is recommended you have a minimum of 512kbps of bandwidth available for best results during the training session.
! Can I join the classroom using my iPad or Android Phone when I’m travelling?
Yes. The Virtual Training application is Android capable and you can download client from Google Playstore on any android device.
! What features are available with the virtual classroom application?
Once the meeting starts it will be possible – in addition to simple audio-video interaction to send and receive all kind of files, share with others any type of application and software locally or remotely, interact through a chat Board, Raise Hand and Chat with all participants in the classroom.
! If I’m not able to attend a session or join late, how can I learn what I have missed?
All training sessions are recorded and available to students at any time. You simply need to go to the Training Archivepage, log in with your credentials and click on the training you need to see again. You will only be able to see the training you have subscribed to.
! Is it possible for me to attend virtual classroom session from my workplace?
No problem! If you are placed behind a firewall, all you need is to ask your IT to open firewall port TCP Port 8010 and UDP Port 60000.
! Some trainings require students to execute commands or use tools on local PC/Laptop. How will the trainer see what I’m doing on my screen and how does this work in Virtual Classroom Environment?
The Virtual Classroom application provides the ability for trainer to interact on your screen and provide the necessary guidance to each and every participant in the training program. Trainer can also ask you for control of your device and guide you remotely step by step through such trainings.
! Will I get trained on how to use the Virtual Classroom application and how long does it take to understand this software?
Absolutely!! The Virtual Classroom application is powerful and easy to use. Our Trainers will provide a 15min orientation to all participants before the start of the training session.
! I have downloaded the client. What do I do next?
We have provided with a step by step installation guide along with the mail for downloading the client and also has link to a video on install process which is very easy to follow. If you need further assistance, please contact our support desk and our executive will guide you through the process and ensure you are all ready to go for the Virtual Classroom experience.
! What are the benefits of Instructor Led Virtual Classroom Training?
- No Travel Costs – Attend class from anywhere via the internet with no flight, hotelcosts or even local travel costs
- Interactive – Live interaction with Instructor and classmates
- Flexible – Balance training with daily work demand
- Class Forum – Share experiences and assignments with other learners.
- Extended Access – Take more time to absorb the course material
Virtual Classroom – Is it Right for You?
- Do you feel that high quality learning can take place live, remote interaction with an instructor or other learners?
- Can you commit to attending the required live (online) instructor-led sessions associated with this course and completing assigned work
by the required dates?
- Do you have access to internet and camera/mic enabled PC/Laptop?
- Can you download files from the Internet and save it on your own computer?
Do you have access to install applications on your computer?
- Are you comfortable using the Internet as a means of communication and self-study?
If your answer to the above was a “yes” to ALL of the questions then you are ready for virtual classroom learning.
A “no” most answers doesn’t mean you can’t succeed as a virtual learner. Please call us and we will be glad to assist you and resolve your questions/issues on virtual classroom learning.
Virtual Classroom Process
! What is the process of Virtual Classroom ?
How We Conduct a Virtual Classroom Session
Each Virtual Classroom course is conducted live and online, by a certified instructor. The Learner or Student is scheduled to attend live interactive sessions using a collaboration tool. These online sessions would include online interaction with all participants in the training session and provides the immediacy, intimacy and effectiveness of a physical classroom, while providing the flexibility and comfort of study from home or office.
Process to gain access to Virtual Classroom :
A typical class has one instructor and eight to ten students, each logging in from the comfort of their home or office. The virtual classrooms employ video conferencing technology over the web.
The trainer controls and directs the rhythm of each lesson based on the progress and the needs of the students. Every training session includes assessments, drills and comprehension checkpoints.
Virtual Classroom Features
Trainings are conducted using a collaboration tool. Upon registration, students receive a username and password, which are required to gain entry to the virtual classroom.
The Collaboration tool has rich features such as
- Screen share, content share for presentations
- Raising hand – For Students to ask questions during training
- Chat window – To discuss with trainer and fellow participants
- Streaming video – Trainer can show relevant training videos
- Remote desktop control – Required especially during technical trainings.
- Live video – Enables the students to see the trainer during the lesson, and the trainer can see every student who has a web cam (optional). Trainer and students speak using the microphones on their PC headsets.
In addition to the virtual lessons, students have access to the following learning tools:
Personal session: A personal online meeting with the teacher during which the student can ask questions or seek clarifications onthe course content.
Forum: A 24/7 Question and Answer forum for students to post inquiries and receive replies about course-related issues.
Assignment checkup: Assignments given during trainings are checked by trainers and returned back to students via email.
Textbooks and workbooks: Course materials are sent by post to students before the commencement of the course.
- Virtual Classroom Trainers are working professionals, so get trained by the best and practicing professionals.
- Learn from the comfort of your home or office
- Save on travel on Logistic Expenses
- Take trainings after work hours or even on weekends
- Recorded Sessions accessible to all participants allowingthem to view the training even after its completion.
! How do I get my CCNA certification?
There are two options to gain this certification. You can pass both the ICND1 and ICND2 exams, or you can take the Cisco CCNA exam 640-802.
! What is the CCNA certification cost?
You can view our course fee at our price list page.
! Where is the CCNA exam centre?
You can take CCNA exam at any Prometric centre near you. If you need any assistance in exam registration, we will be glad to help you.
! What job opportunities are available with a CCNA certification?
CCNA is well known in the industry and is in high demand. It’s also a stepping stone onto the higher-level Cisco certifications.
! Are there any example CCNA exam questions?
Yes. You can find some on our practice-test page.
About Certification Trainings
! Why should I take ITIL Foundation?
Upon successful completion of the education and examination components related to this qualification, candidates can expect to gain a general overview, and basic knowledge and understanding of ITIL.
Successful completion of the Foundation qualification also fulfils the prerequisite entry criteria for the next level of study within the ITIL qualifications scheme.
! CCNA® Routing and Switching Certification?
The CCNA R&S certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks. CCNA certified professionals have the knowledge and skills to make connections to remote sites via a WAN, and mitigate basic security threats. CCNA R&S training covers (but is not limited to) the use of these topics: IOS, IPv6, IPv4, OSPF, Cisco Licensing, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interfaces, Frame Relay interfaces VLANs, Ethernet, VLSM, and basic traffic filtering.
! What is SCRUM?
Scrum is an Agile framework for completing complex projects. Scrum originally was formalized for software development projects, but it works well for any complex, innovative scope of work. The possibilities are endless. The Scrum framework is deceptively simple.
Scrum is the leading agile development methodology, used by Fortune 500 companies around the world. The Scrum Alliance exists to transform the way we tackle complex projects, bringing the Scrum framework and agile principles beyond software development to the broader world of work.
! What is Selenium?
Selenium is a set of different software tools each with a different approach to supporting test automation. Most Selenium QA Engineers focus on the one or two tools that most meet the needs of their project, however learning all the tools will give you many different options for approaching different test automation problems. The entire suite of tools results in a rich set of testing functions specifically geared to the needs of testing of web applications of all types. These operations are highly flexible, allowing many options for locating UI elements and comparing expected test results against actual application behavior. One of Selenium’s key features is the support for executing one’s tests on multiple browser platforms.
! CCNP Training – Cisco Certified Network Professional
Cisco Certified Network Professional validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. The CCNP certification is appropriate for those with at least one year of networking experience who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Those who achieve CCNP have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network technician, support engineer, systems engineer or network engineer.
SQL – FAQ’s
! What is this course about?
This course offers an introduction to Oracle Database 12c. You learn how to design, build and manage
robust database applications with Oracle database tools. Oracle 12c is a large, complex system. This
course provides an overview of the power and flexibility of Oracle databases and serves as the
foundation for other courses
Extensive hands-on exercises provide invaluable, practical experience building Oracle 12c databases.
The knowledge you learn in this course can be immediately applied to your job when you go back to
! What is the Oracle database server?
Oracle database server is a complex relational DBMS that supports large-scale databases and enables high-speed transactions, better business decisions and sophisticated applications. The most popular versions supported are Oracle Database 12c and 11g R2.
! How different are the Oracle versions?
In general, Oracle Database 12c is a superset of Oracle 11g. Each version contains additional functionality across a wide spectrum, however the basic architecture remains. The complete skill set required to effectively work with and administer Oracle databases varies across version releases, therefore the Learning Tree introductory courses are version-specific.
! What version of Oracle is used?
This course is currently running on Oracle 12c.
! Who will benefit from this course?
This course benefits a wide range of professionals, including:
– Developers, analysts, administrators, managers, programmers, consultants, power users and others who design and write Oracle applications using Oracle 12c.
– Database administrators who want to become proficient in querying and manipulating an Oracle database
– Data processing professionals with experience working in a traditional database system (hierarchical or network), who are now moving to a client/server or Web environment
– Technology managers and project leaders who need a general overview of Oracle 12c
! What background should I have?
Familiarity with relational databases and experience with the SQL programming language is helpful,
but not required.
! Does this course cover the new features of Oracle 12c?
This course does not spend a great deal of time covering the new features of Oracle 12c. Instead, this
course focuses on the database principles and skills needed to develop robust databases for your organization. You gain a solid foundation on which to build your skills with Oracle 12c.
! Does this course cover RAC and/or Exadata?
No, these items are not covered. This course includes the most critical concepts on Oracle Database 12c, pertaining to an introductory level.
! Oracle 12c and 11g include many automated features to create the self-managing database. If it’s self-managing, why do I need training?
The automated features in Oracle can be helpful to companies with smaller installations of Oracle and
staff with limited database administration expertise; however, some of the automated features in Oracle are optional (available at additional cost) and are not intended to replace traditional DBA activities. The full spectrum of Oracle functionality cannot be administered using the graphical interface and automated tools. In order to fully realize and optimize the power of Oracle databases, you must know how to perform traditional database administration functions from the command line.
PL/SQL – FAQ’s
! What is this course about?
Program with PL/SQL course starts with an introduction to PL/SQL and proceeds to explore the benefits of this powerful programming language. You’ll learn how to create PL/SQL blocks of application code that can be shared by multiple forms, reports and data management applications.
Learn To:Create anonymous PL/SQL blocks, as well as stored procedures and functions.Understand the basic functionality of how to debug functions and procedures using the SQL Developer Debugger.Manage PL/SQL subprograms and triggers.Declare identifiers.Trap exceptions.
Utilize some of the Oracle-supplied packages.Use Dynamic SQL. Understand design considerations when coding using PL/SQL.Understand and influence the PL/SQL compiler.Manage dependencies.
! What are SQL and PL/SQL?
SQL is a standard language used for accessing relational databases. Different relational database products have different procedural extensions to SQL. PL/SQL is Oracle’s programming language, which provides procedural extensions in all Oracle environments. PL/SQL stands for Procedural Language (PL) extensions to Structured Query Language (SQL).
! What background should I have?
A basic knowledge of SQL is assumed. General database and programming experience is recommended.
! Who will benefit from this course?
Benefits of enrolling in this course will help you enhance your developer skills as you learn to develop, execute and manage PLSQL stored program units. These include procedures, functions, packages and database triggers. Use Oracle SQL Developer.
! I have no programming experience. Will this course be appropriate for me?
We expect a basic knowledge of SQL and Oracle which will enable the motivated participant to succeed
in their first step toward becoming an Oracle PL/SQL developer.
! Will I learn SQL in this course?
No. This course covers PL/SQL, Oracle’s programming language. The course assumes basic knowledge
in SQL. If you are interested in learning SQL, please consider enrolling to course on SQL Programming
Language with us.
! What version of Oracle is used?
This course uses Oracle 12c. Because PL/SQL is the standard programming language across all Oracle
environments, this course would be applicable even if you are using an earlier version of Oracle.
! What operating system is used as the basis for this course?
The operating system used in class is Windows. The course, however, is entirely independent of the operating system and is equally applicable for those using Oracle on alternative platforms.
! I am moving from another database to Oracle. Will this course apply to me?
Absolutely!! PL/SQL is specific to Oracle and each vendor’s product has a different procedural language; . If you are coming from another database and plan to use stored procedures, triggers or other server-side programs in Oracle, this course is exactly what you need.