Albuquerque, New Mexico–August 21 2006–LearnKey, Inc., a global provider of online learning systems, today announced its “IC3: Internet & Computing Core Certification 2005 Standard” course will be included in 1,544 Hewlett-Packard laptop computers being provided to New Mexico seventh-graders and teachers. This announcement was made at the New Mexico Laptop Learning Initiative 2007 Albuquerque Rollout meeting at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid.
The IC3 course is imaged on all the laptop computers that are a part of this initiative. Students will be able to use this vibrant multi-media program to become more confident in their ability to use the latest technology associated with computers and essential software application features. Furthermore, it prepares students to take the IC3 Certification from Certiport, a world-recognized standard for fundamental computer literacy. Students can access the program either online through the Internet or offline through a CD.
“In today’s digital world, computer literacy is becoming a fundamental necessity for student success,” said John Clemons, President of LearnKey, Inc. “We applaud the New Mexico Public Education Depar”ent for undertaking the initiative to put technology into the hands of its students. This program will empower students to become more proficient in using technology to help them in their studies and better prepare them for the challenges of continuing education and life, as productive members of society after school.”
This program combines video and interactive elements with know-how, humor and real world experience for a fun and engaging learning experience. It builds a foundation for digital literacy and takes students through exercises such as how to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint and also includes a section about ethics on the Internet. IC3 is a springboard to just about any career in today’s digital world. It has built in pre- and post-test assessments that create customized study guides, which are individualized for each student to better meet their needs. Teachers can access the reports as well to better gauge student progress.
LearnKey, Inc. produces state of the art learning courses that are delivered straight from your desktop or laptop. With over 250 current courses in IT Networking, Information Security, Office Productivity, Personal Productivity, Database Technology, Graphic Design, and Web Development, LearnKey offers a complete line of courseware to help people and organizations achieve their goals. For more information about LearnKey, please visit http://www.learnkey.com. LearnKey is a Certiport, CompTia, and Microsoft partner.