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From the forums: Get online training for a low monthly fee

A TechRepublic reader recommends an affordable online training Web site.


Where on the Web can you take a computer course? According to TechRepublic passport owner Patrick K., if you don’t mind coughing up a modest monthly fee, you might find what you want at Train-Online.com .

Take it from your fellow trainers
TechRepublic passport owner Karnie recently posted this question in the TechRepublic forums with a value of 125 TechPoints: “Has anyone [had] experience with Web-based training sites that are either free or inexpensive, user-friendly, and worth the time? We'd be interested in knowing sites you have found useful and worthwhile. We are specifically concerned with Microsoft Office 97 and 2000 products at this time.”

Patrick K. posted this response: “Give Train-Online.com a try. I'm not thrilled with the content, but for $12/month, I can't really complain.”

When you surf over to Train-Online, you’ll find they offer an interesting combination of subjects. The topics under the heading “End User/Professional Development” include Computing Concepts, Data Communication, Exchange, Lotus Notes, Office, Paint Shop Pro, Professional Development, Quicken, and Windows

Under the “Technical” heading, the topics include Application Programming Concepts, Client/Server, COBOL, C Programming, Exchange Server, HTML, Java, LAN, Networking Essentials, Operating Systems/Utilities, Object Oriented Programming, Oracle, Powerbuilder, SQL Server, TCP/IP, Unix, Visual Basic, and Windows NT Workstation/Server.
Train-Online lets you try courses before you subscribe. If you’d like to share your experiences with their products or recommend another good site for trainers, please post a comment below or send us a note .




Where on the Web can you take a computer course? According to TechRepublic passport owner Patrick K., if you don’t mind coughing up a modest monthly fee, you might find what you want at Train-Online.com .

Take it from your fellow trainers
TechRepublic passport owner Karnie recently posted this question in the TechRepublic forums with a value of 125 TechPoints: “Has anyone [had] experience with Web-based training sites that are either free or inexpensive, user-friendly, and worth the time? We'd be interested in knowing sites you have found useful and worthwhile. We are specifically concerned with Microsoft Office 97 and 2000 products at this time.”

Patrick K. posted this response: “Give Train-Online.com a try. I'm not thrilled with the content, but for $12/month, I can't really complain.”

When you surf over to Train-Online, you’ll find they offer an interesting combination of subjects. The topics under the heading “End User/Professional Development” include Computing Concepts, Data Communication, Exchange, Lotus Notes, Office, Paint Shop Pro, Professional Development, Quicken, and Windows

Under the “Technical” heading, the topics include Application Programming Concepts, Client/Server, COBOL, C Programming, Exchange Server, HTML, Java, LAN, Networking Essentials, Operating Systems/Utilities, Object Oriented Programming, Oracle, Powerbuilder, SQL Server, TCP/IP, Unix, Visual Basic, and Windows NT Workstation/Server.
Train-Online lets you try courses before you subscribe. If you’d like to share your experiences with their products or recommend another good site for trainers, please post a comment below or send us a note .



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