December 2008, Volume 9, Number 12
Special Offers for Students and Educators From Microsoft
The Microphone is on. We’re listening. What do you have to say? Want to talk with Microsoft? Have technology questions or want to tell us what you think? We created Microphone so that you can. Come to Microphone and talk with the people at Microsoft who create the products.http://apps.facebook.com/microphone
Imagine Cup: Let Your Students Shine. The Imagine Cup is a global student technology competition focused on finding solutions to real-world issues. Encourage your IT students to participate in the IT Challenge invitational for a great résumé builder. IT Challenge first-round exams are mini practice certification exams and they run from October through January. For more information on the IT Challenge and a schedule of first-round quizzes, direct your students here,or send them to register at www.imaginecup.com.
Free Microsoft Learning Snacks. Learning Snacks are free, short, interactive presentations about popular topics and have been created by Microsoft Learning experts. Each Snack is delivered by using innovative Microsoft Silverlight technology and includes various media, such as animations and recorded demos. Time-strapped? You can learn something new in less than five minutes! Try a “snack” today at www.microsoft.com/learning/snacks.
Microsoft Offers Free Retake on Certification Exams – and an Academic Discount! Faculty and students are eligible for the Academic Second Shot program. You and your students get two shots at passing the Microsoft 072 Certification exam, and your first exam is offered at an academic discount! For students on a budget, Microsoft’s free Second Shot offer is a great opportunity to validate skill sets and upgrade résumés. Please pass this offer on to your students, and/or register yourself at www.microsoft.com/learning/2ndshot.
Great Microsoft Learning Offers for You and Your Students! Microsoft Learning has released a collection of valuable offers for the technical community. Get the Microsoft Learning products you want for less! Take advantage, today, of these special offers for IT and Dev professionals by visiting www.microsoft.com/learning/offers.
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