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Oracle Academy's Impact
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Few subjects will open as many doors for students in the twenty-first century as computer science (CS) and engineering. To help educators awaken and deepen students' interest in these important fields of study, the Oracle Academy makes available CS education resources that are up-to-date, industry-relevant, and engaging.
- Oracle Software
Ranked #1 in more than 44 product/industry categories, Oracle technologies are used by 390,000 customers in 145 countries. The Oracle Academy grants educators access to hundreds of Oracle products for teaching use.
- Hosted Lab Environments
For students interested in learning how to design a database or program in SQL or PL/SQL, the Oracle Academy provides Oracle Application Express as a hosted practice environment.
- Java Development Environments
As the steward of Java, Oracle contributes to several Java development environments (JDEs), including Alice, Greenfoot, BlueJ, Eclipse, and NetBeans. Students and faculty may access these JDEs to learn Java, the development platform used by more than 9 million developers worldwide.
Professionally developed courseware is a core component of the instructional support offered by the Oracle Academy. Our courses are modular and aligned to Oracle certification; regional, national, and state standards; Association for Computing Machinery standards; and the US Advanced Placement Computer Science A exam.
- Oracle Press Books
Published by McGraw-Hill and used by millions of Oracle professionals worldwide, Oracle Press books cover a variety of Oracle and Java-related subjects. The Oracle Academy grants faculty and students a 50 percent discount on Oracle Press books and e-books.
- Guest Lectures
Hearing firsthand about computer science at work in the real world can broaden students’ awareness of possible career opportunities and inspire further learning. Oracle experts visit Oracle Academy classrooms to deliver guest lectures on a variety of topics.
- Technical Articles
Oracle Magazine and Java Magazine offer educators and CS students who want to learn more about Oracle and Java technologies easy access to technical articles. Profit magazine helps educators and business students deepen their understanding of how Oracle technology is used to streamline business operations, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.
- Oracle Learning Library
Faculty and students can access free online learning content—videos, tutorials, articles, demos, task-specific step-by-step instructions, and more—from the Oracle Learning Library.
- Faculty Professional Development
To help educators successfully adopt Oracle Academy curriculum, we provide extensive training opportunities. Faculty may attend Oracle Academy training events at no cost. They also receive a 50 percent discount on hundreds of Oracle University courses.
- Certification Preparation and Exams
Oracle Academy faculty and students receive substantial discounts on Oracle certification preparation products and exams. These resources help them earn a valuable distinction recognized throughout the IT industry—Oracle certification.
- Computer Science Clubs
If students form CS clubs that emphasize Oracle, Java, or women in CS, the Oracle Academy supports them with Oracle club advisers and guest lecturers.
- Faculty Lounge and Student Center
We help educators and students connect with the Java developer network through java.net, engage with Oracle’s global user groups through the Oracle Technology Network, and access postings of internships and jobs available at Oracle.
- Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne
Oracle Academy faculty and students are invited to attend Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne. These international conferences offer informative technical sessions and opportunities to meet Oracle employees, customers, partners, and Java developers and enthusiasts.
For more information on the Oracle Academy, visit http://academy.oracle.com.