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5 Online IT Courses For Filipino Students

The internet has revolutionized many different aspects of the world—from how you order your food to how you discover great new music from your favorite band. Web technologies have changed almost every aspect of life. If you want to expand your knowledge of cloud technologies beyond front-end and back-end code, why not take an online Information Technology (IT) course?

Edukasyon.ph has recently partnered with AWS Educate, Amazon’s global initiative to provide learning material for web-based technologies at zero cost.

The Amazon platform offers badges, providing specialized courses on the coolest topics. And the best part is you can register for AWS Educate for free! Just follow the instructions below to sign up to an online course:

  1. Access the AWS Educate registration form.
  2. Select “Edukasyon.ph” as your institution name.
  3. Fill out the rest of your information and click ‘Next.’
  4. Select AWS Educate Starter Account.
  5. Verify your email address to set up your password, and start your online learning!

Notes:

  • You have to be 14 years old or older to sign up on AWS Educate.
  • Your graduation date has to be a future date.

Here are 5 specialized online IT courses you can take at no cost!

1. Gaming

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Chances are you’ve played at least one game in your life. Whether it’s playing an online game with your friends, trying out a puzzle game on your phone, or simply passing time with a Facebook quiz, gaming is everywhere.

What if you could learn how to build your very own game? AWS Educate lets you earn a gaming badge so you can experience hands-on activities. Build game environments, design characters, and so much more!

2. Internet of Things

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The internet of things is a concept that puzzles people to this day. But the internet of things basically talks about how everything is connected. From turning on your air conditioner, using your mobile phone, to receiving an email on your watch, everything is connected one way or another.

This badge will you teach you how the connectivity of the world works from the back stage.

3. Cloud Literacy

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Have you ever had a brilliant idea that you’ve been itching to turn into reality? Ever thought to yourself, “I can make something better than this!” If you like building products from the ground up, the cloud literacy badge is a great place to start.

Learn the concept of the cloud in a very entertaining way; go through a hypothetical adventure where the school grading system has been hacked, and master the simple, fundamental concepts of the cloud while you’re at it!

4. Startup

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If you’re about to graduate from university or if you just have a cool business idea, maybe you’ve thought about joining or even creating a startup.

The AWS Startup badge will teach you what it means to be part of real-world development and deployment scenarios. Learn how to scale different platforms and distribute content to make your startup idea blossom into an impactful business.

5. Amazon’s Alexa

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50 years ago, no one ever thought we’d be able to have conversations with computers. But now, this activity is already possible from almost anywhere in the world!

Amazon’s Alexa is a cloud-based voice service available in many different Amazon products. The Alexa badge will teach you how to build natural voice experiences between the human person and modern technology. Learn how to make these 21st century conversations more intuitive, fun, and innovative for many different kinds of applications!

The world wide web is your oyster! Find out more about online education to learn new skills for university life and employment.  

 

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