Free tutoring is available for MATC IT Computer Support Students

Vadim Mikhailenko

Vadim Mikhailenko

MATC IT Computer Support Program Instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College
Vadim is a pasionate IT instructor with 20 years of experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and makes students his top priority.
Vadim Mikhailenko
Free tutoring is available to MATC IT Computer Support students and students from other IT Programs. Students who go to tutoring will be able to study more effectively, save time, retain what they’re learning, and do better on exams. Google MATC TUTOR SCHEDULES for a complete listing all course tutor schedules. WHEN & WHERE? Monday: 11:00AM- 1:00PM Wednesday: 11:00AM-1:00PM Room: M273 (Downtown Campus)   IT.Computer.Support-- Tutoring Flyer--Spring 2017 Download IT Computer Support Tutoring Flyer for Spring...

7 gmail productivity apps and plugins (One of them is Boomerang for gmail)

There are two very important elements in nowadays business: Productivity and efficiency. Businesses often measure productivity by output during comparable time periods. Productivity is the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services.  Efficiency relates to the quality of your work, which might include creating output with less waste, using fewer resources or spending less money. In order to succeed businesses rely heavily on technology. Therefore, there are lots of google apps that are being used in corporate environment that enhance both productivity and efficiency. Below we are going to explain why  the main gmail productivity apps and plugins are useful in a corporate environment. 1. Banana Tag  Banana tag is a simple way to track and schedule your daily email. That way you will know what happen to your email after you press send. Setting up your bananatag is easy this link shows you how to do it properly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9eDURatXmI . Basically, this app informs you of who opens your emails. The app  tells you as well whether or not someone has opened the links attached, and whether someone has read your email entirely. This could be very handy for manager and for employees as well. The following display shows how the banana tag user interface looks like. 2. Boomerang for Gmail When overloaded with many  emails to send out, Boomerang facilitates the process.  You can set a specific time to send out certain emails, and the recipients as well.  This could also be helpful when sending important information overnight to all employees, so they see it the next day early in the morning....

How to configure WI-FI connectivity and setup email on IOS devices

A/ How to configure Wireless on IOS devices                a. Connect to Wi-Fi on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch Learning how to connect your device to a Wi-Fi network, including open, secure, and hidden networks is very important.                    b. How to connect to a Wi-Fi Network From your Home screen, go to Settings > Wi-Fi. Turn on Wi-Fi. Notice your device will automatically search for available Wi-Fi networks. Tap the name of the Wi-Fi network that you want to join.  After you join the network, you’ll see next to the network and  in the upper-left corner of your display as shown below c. How to connect to a secure Wi-Fi Network First of all you need to understand that Secure Wi-Fi networks are password-protected and have  by their names. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi, and make sure Wi-Fi is turned on. Tap the name of the secure Wi-Fi network you want to join. Enter the password for the secure Wi-Fi network, then tap Join. If you can’t tap Join, the password you’ve entered is incorrect. After you join the network, you’ll see next to the network and  in the upper-left side of your display. In case you don’t know the password to the Wi-Fi network contact your network administrator. See the exhibit below to see how the secure Wi-Fi looks like.   d. Connect to a hidden Wi-Fi network Hidden networks won’t appear in your list of available networks, so you’ll need to know the exact name of the network to join it. 1. Go to Settings > Wi-Fi, and...

Prepare and get certified for COMPTIA Network+ Certification in Milwaukee Area

Napoleon Tayone

Napoleon Tayone

Inspiring IT Computer Support Specialist
Napoleon Tayone
Every industry depends on Information Technology. Thus, there are lots of Information Technology jobs that are on-demand worldwide while job openings are filled up faster with the right people with built certifications and IT experiences. To standout among the crowd (your co- job applicant or colleague at work), CompTIA certification such as CompTIA Network+ can help you be successful in your dream IT career. CompTIA certification leads individuals in ​building exceptional careers in the field of information technology. An organization that is filled up/ composed with CompTIA certified personnel also reflects that organization views to form a skilled and confident staff. One of the CompTIA certifications that an individual can explore is CompTIA Network+. This certification is best intended for Network Administrator. CompTIA Network+ certification is globally recognized. This range from entry level to advanced certification that would also give and matched with high salary. CompTIA Network+ is viewed as the next level of certification beyond CompTIA A+. By becoming Network+ certified, you’re validating your expertise as a computer network technician as the certification demonstrates your knowledge of network hardware, your competency on network installation and troubleshooting. This simply show the organization that you are aware of basic concepts of networking and troubleshooting. What are the requirements to become a CompTiA Network+ candidate? There are no specific work or education attainment and requirements to sit for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam N10-003. However it is recommended to first obtain CompTIA A+ certification and must have a minimum of nine months of computer networking experience. How to prepare for the certification examination? Applicant should ensure to have an adequate preparation and...

Getting ready and taking the CompTIA Network+Certification

Getting ready and taking the CompTIA Network+ Certification Certifications in IT are one of the most important things you can do to set yourself apart from being ordinary. Certifications are tangible proof that you know what you are doing and that an employer has little to no risk when hiring you based on the skills you claim to represent. Since it is such an important part of IT I will be going over how to get ready and how to be successful in completing the CompTIA Network+ Certification. After all my research I have found that the most important thing you can do when taking the test is, practice, practice, PRACTICE. There are a TON of practice exams everywhere on the internet that will help you be successful. After all , you don’t want to spend $294.00(without an MATC discount) to take a test you did not prepare for and fail it. Think of what that almost $300 could have gotten you. There is a website called Asana where you can go to to create tasks to stay on track! I found it extremely user friendly and helpful! Below is a screen shot of what to expect and an example of some tasks you could incorporate! Here is a quick overview of the test. It is a max of 90 min, and it consists of 72 questions that covers the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, could, and virtualization technologies. The questions are multiple choice questions, drag and drops and performance-based. In order to...