About the Explore Emerging Tech learning plan

Curious about tech, but not sure where to focus? You’ve come to the right place. In this learning plan, you’ll get an intro to six emerging technologies that power today’s jobs. You’ll learn a little about each—like foundational concepts, terminology, and how it’s used—and then you can decide where you want to go deeper.

Badge opportunity: Complete all the courses in this learning plan and earn the Explore Emerging Tech badge.

  • Audience: Anyone who wants to learn about the role of technology in today’s careers
  • Duration: 7 hours, 10 minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Turkish, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Italian, Arabic, Hindi

Cloud computing

They are two major sections under cloud computing and they are:

1. What is cloud computing?

  • Introduction. 2 minutes
  • So, what is cloud computing? (How it works) 10 Minutes
  • Cloud “as a service” (Three service models) 13 Minutes
  • Cloud computing terminology (Know the lingo) 10 Minutes
  • Careers in cloud computing (Infographic) 5 Minutes
  • Test your knowledge! 5 Minutes

Click here to start “what is cloud computing?”

2. How is cloud computing used?

  • Introduction (Cloud at work) 2 Minutes
  • Cloud helps businesses thrive (Three major values) 3 Minutes
  • Cloud helps us all (Mini-quiz) 10 Minutes
  • Cloud computing and you (Explore more) 10 Minutes

Click here to start “how is cloud computing used?”


I help underrepresented people use emerging tech to build new businesses and careers by enabling them with technical & non-technical skills training and tools.

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