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Computer Certification Pays
From your About.com Guide: One, well-chosen certification course is all it takes to get the ball rolling. Includes links to hot certification programs.
Online Training
From your About.com Guide, an article about the benefits of learning new skills, polishing old skills, and earning certifications via the Web.
BrackNet
Links to free tutorials including DOS, computer viruses, C, Turbo Pascal, PPP and Windows 95. Some links not working at this writing. Offers others for fees.
California Virtual Campus
Courses, certificates and degrees offered through distance learning, by California's leading institutions of higher education.
Capella University
Offers over 500 online courses, plus undergraduate and graduate degree programs in many areas of specialization.
CompTIA
Find out about certifications offered by the Computing Technology Industry Association and where to earn them. Certifications include A+, CDIA, i-Net+, Network+, Server+, Linux+, IT Project+, e-Biz+ and CTT+.
Computer Schools Info
Conveniently locate U.S. and Canadian computer schools that provide Web-based, self-study or classroom training.
Creating Web Sites
All you need to publish on the Web without programming begins here. Free from Netscape, the authority.
DevCentral Learning Center
Free tutorials include Java,  MFC and Win32 programming, C/C++, Web Development, and Visual Basic.
DigitalThink
Web-based computing courses, including programming and Web publishing. A bit pricey, but guaranteed. Try the free course to see how it works.
Flash Kit Tutorials
A large variety of free tutorials submitted by Macromedia Flash developers, and lots of royalty-free sound FX, sound loops, digital artwork and mini movies to assist Flash learning and development.
Gymnasia Virtuales
Offers courses in facilitating online education, computing and networking, along with a Webmaster Certificate Program.
HTML Goodies
Primers, articles, quickie tutorials, tips, and links for HTML, VBScript, JavaScript, and more. Courtesy of Developers.Com.
Internet Learning Tutor
Free Web-based tutorial about the Internet and World Wide Web, courtesy of non-profit organizations and hosted by Superpages.com (Verizon New Media Services). Lessons range from the basics to protecting yourself and your children.
JavaScript Guide
A free reference and tutorial by Netscape.
Learn2 Store
A multitude of entry, intermediate and advanced courses for Microsoft operating systems, applications and certifications, plus financial apps, the Internet, programming, and more.
Lguide.com
Helps you sort through the dizzying array of online course offerings with comparative reviews, links to demos, articles on e-learning topics, tailored newsletters, and more.
Logilent
Network infrastructure certifications for individuals and corporations. Includes Microsoft, Novell, Cisco, Sun and more.
Macromedia University
Offers instructor-led and Web-based courses for Macromedia's products and those that integrate with Macromedia's, plus general design, programming and others: Access, Visual Basic, ColdFusion, HTML, Authorware, Dreamweaver, Flash, Director and more.
Microsoft Developer Network
Online, CD-ROM and classroom training for developers. Includes links to Microsoft-authorized training centers by subject.
Microsoft Training and Certification
Certification paths, courses and exams offered by the software giant. Includes authorized training and exam resources, and a free skills assessment.
National Technological University
Offers graduate-level degree programs, for-credit courses in engineering, management, and computer-related fields, and non-credit professional development courses, via instructional television, Internet and CD-ROM.
NetVarsity
IT, programming and Web courses and certifications. Vendors include Macromedia, Microsoft, Oracle, Corel and Red Hat.
Novell Training Services
Information about Novell network certifications straight from the source.
OpenCAD International, Inc.
Online training solutions and support for AutoCAD and 3D Studio MAX. Take advantage of their free, 7-day trial.
PlanetLearn
An authorized reseller of a large variety of online, video and computer-based training courses in software, multimedia and IT certification.
Prometric
Worldwide implementers of computer-based testing for academic admissions, professional licensure and many types of certifications. In plain English, it administers many an exam, such as for A+, Microsoft, Cisco and Novell certification. Find a test center near you.
Sento
Offers a variety of training methods and online practice tests for IT careers, including MCSE, CNE, Cisco and A+ Certification.
Skillsoft Solutions
Offers e-Learning solutions in IT and Business Skills. Includes IT certification paths.
SmartPlanet
Offers over 600 online IT courses. Includes a free trial. Formerly ZDNet University. But still by ZDNet through Element K, an online training provider that partners with corporations, educational institutions, government agencies, etc.
Southern Regional Electronic Campus
Find online courses and degree programs offered by participating colleges and universities in the Southern US.
Spectrum Virtual University
Inexpensive courses in business, world languages, the Internet, and computers to name a few. Courses change periodically.
University of Phoenix Online Campus
Undergraduate and graduate degree programs from the popular, working-person's university.
Virtual University Enterprises
Locate worldwide training centers and courses, and register for courses and certification exams. VUE administers many a certification exam, such as A+, Microsoft, Cisco and Novell. Find a test center near you.
Wave Online Training Solutions
Windows 95/NT, networking, and a few other computer courses geared for passing Microsoft certification exams.
Webmonkey's Crash Courses
Quickie tutorials offered by HotWired.Com for free, mostly to do with Web site design and maintenance.
Western Governors University
A large variety of courses and degree programs from dozens of colleges, universities and corporations, delivered online or by satellite or postal service.
World Organization of Webmasters
A professional organization that offers online and classroom education and certification, through partner educational institutions. Local chapters in the U.S. and globally.

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