How To Use Linux Academy: Intro to Site Features & Service

Course

Intro Video

Photo of Anthony James

Anthony James

Founder/CEO

Anthony is the Founder/CEO of Linux Academy, and instructs courses on AWS, DevOps, and Linux. When not creating and maintaining a variety of courses, he is leading the Linux Academy content & code team.

Length

01:08:19

Difficulty

Beginner

Videos

11

Course Details

Linux Academy has many innovative tools and services, like your own cloud lab, that cannot be found anywhere else. The robust offering we have developed, which is focused around student success, and how to use that offering can be found here within this course. Anybody looking to maximize their learning and to maximize the value they receive from a Linux Academy membership should go through this course.

Linux Academy provides more content, hands-on labs, your own cloud lab, and more value per dollar than any other training provider.

This course is a replacement for the older "Introduction To Linux Academy" course.

Syllabus

Welcome To Linux Academy!

Getting Starting With Linux Academy

Why Linux, Cloud, and Linux Academy?

00:01:55

Lesson Description:

Welcome to the world of Linux! Where the most innovative things from space travel, to Microsoft Azure, to serverless technologies are all powered by Linux! Let's take a look at how Linux, Cloud, and Linux Academy are changing the world today. Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Getting Started

00:10:19

Lesson Description:

So you are ready to start learning? Where do you start? How do you know what to take? How do you get help? Let's answer those questions together! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Taking a Course and Utilizing All The Features to Maximize Learning

00:09:26

Lesson Description:

Taking a course at Linux Academy isn't just about watching videos. You will learn how to maximize and schedule your learning with the course schedule tool. Flash cards and taking notes are also essential to your learning. We will demonstrate how you can use the instructor deck, fork cards, study other students decks and more! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Hands-on Labs, Your own Cloud Sandbox, and Cloud Playground

Real Environment Hands-on Labs / Learning Activities With Instant Labs

00:11:23

Lesson Description:

Hands-on labs are the best way to learn something quickly or even prepare you for an exam. At Linux Academy, we are one of the only training providers with the belief that hands-on is the best method. Our stats show you learn quicker, you pass exams better, and companies respect you more. Take a look at why and how Linux Academy is the industry leader in hands-on labs and how you can benefit from it in your learning! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Your Own Cloud Lab With Cloud Playground

00:15:02

Lesson Description:

Cloud Playground is one of the coolest features of Linux Academy and is something you will not find at any other training provider. This is your own Cloud Lab for quick and easy learning on the go! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Practice Exams

00:04:32

Lesson Description:

Practice exams are more than just testing your knowledge for the exam. You need to be prepared for what it's like to take a timed test in a proctored environment. Watch this video to find out the secrets of the extra exam questions we have and our how system prepares you for that certification exam! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Train With Your Team and Also Get Recognition For Your Hard Work!

Earn Gems While Learning, Buy Swag and Exam Vouchers!

00:03:36

Lesson Description:

You deserve to be rewarded for all your hard work learning. Watch this video to see how you can earn gems, use them to buy swag and even exam vouchers! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Team Accounts For Your Company

00:02:38

Lesson Description:

Linux Academy has an entire B2B offering for companies and teams that train. We also provide swag and gems to students who refer their team to Linux Academy. Let's find out some more of these details! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Get Endorsed on Linkedin and Earn Gems For Passing Exams

00:03:05

Lesson Description:

Get endorsed, earn gem and celebrate with the community! Check out this video to talk about what to do once you pass a certification or get your certificate of completion from Linux Academy! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

How We Build Content

00:04:34

Lesson Description:

Want to know a little about when you can expect content releases? What about keeping our content up to date? Check out this video! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames

Earn An Extra 1,000 Gems and It's Time To Start Training!

00:01:43

Lesson Description:

Want to help others change their lives through your own story? Are you ready to get out there and start learning? This is the final lesson! Take it, watch it, change the world! Follow me for announcements and giveaways! [@AnthonyDJames]: https://twitter.com/anthonydjamesConnect with me on Linkedin! [AnthonyDjames]: https://linkedin.com/in/anthonydjames