DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Galvanize today announced that it will launch a new ‘Cloud Native Essentials’ blended learning course, a first-of-its-kind offering in the marketplace. The course will train developers to use Spring™ and Pivotal Cloud Foundry® to efficiently ship high-quality software.
Blended learning refers to a mix of online and in-person instruction. “A typical blend might include a mixture of face-to-face classes, web-based online learning, live and online coaching sessions, or web-based programs completed at the student’s pace,” says Sean Porter, chief product officer for Galvanize, the dynamic learning community for students, startups, and established tech companies.
This new Galvanize curriculum is split between approximately 70 hours of online coursework and culminates with two weeks of in-person instruction in a more traditional classroom setting. The online component affords the student the freedom to complete that coursework at his or her own pace and convenience. The ideal candidate for this new CNT course would have experience with Java programming (minimum 7 years); familiarity with OOP, state, and behavior; an understanding of how to write Java classes, interfaces, and constructors (including building Java apps); and can handle HTTP requests and JSON. The program includes a pre-work assessment of a potential student's individual skill level to make sure they’re a good fit for the program.
After completing the course, students should be able to utilize Spring in a test-driven environment and work on cloud-based applications deployed to Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Additionally, as a result of the course, students will be enabled to ship quality software as efficiently as possible. The blended learning course includes checkpoints along the way to make sure that training participants have the right skills to be successful.
“Research shows that most adults learn and retain information better in a learning environment that incorporates a variety of methodologies,” Porter says. “Blended learning is also a highly-effective approach to information retention.”
The first online component — the new Galvanize Cloud Native Essentials course — began on March 27, 2017; the first two-week, in-person immersive component will be held at Galvanize campus in Boulder, Colorado, starting on May 15, 2017. Galvanize has eight campuses in six states: Colorado (Denver, Boulder), California (San Francisco), Washington (Seattle), Texas (Austin), Arizona (Phoenix), and New York.
Visit the Cloud Native Essentials course catalog to learn more and to register for the upcoming course.
Galvanize is a dynamic tech learning community that offers education, workspace, and networking for students, startups, and large companies. Galvanize teaches web development, data science, and data engineering to students; offers support and workspace to member companies and provides over 200 networking events across seven urban campuses throughout the nation. Galvanize campuses bring together entrepreneurs, students, investors, mentors, and great people and companies to develop the skills, mindset and networks necessary to thrive in a technology driven world. To learn more about Galvanize, visit http://galvanize.com or like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GalvanizeHQ or follow us on Twitter @Galvanize.
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