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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: Developing Applications for Android™ Devices

RESTON, VA (September 28, 2011)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new mobile application development course—Developing Applications for Android™ Devices. This course offers the skills to build professional mobile business applications using Java and the Android SDK.

"In this course, participants learn to design engaging Android applications that work seamlessly with a range of the most popular phones and tablets," said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. "This new course offers the skills to design user interfaces, store and retrieve data, and integrate Android applications with location-based services."

Developing Applications for Android™ Devices
In a rapidly evolving mobile environment, organizations have an increased need for innovative content and service delivery. Through hands-on exercises, this course gives participants practical experience developing Android applications.

Exercises include:

  • Creating an Android application from scratch
  • Building the UI using the ADT Visual Designer
  • Adding event handling to the Graphical User Interface
  • Integrating applications with the SQLite database
  • Developing a content provider and binding to a list
  • Leveraging Honeycomb to create tablet applications
  • Packaging applications for publication

Learning Tree will begin presenting Developing Applications for Android™ Devices at its Education Centers in October, 2011.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — October 11-14, 2011
  • Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA) — November 7-10, 2011
  • Chicago (Schaumburg, IL) — November 29-December 2, 2011
  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — December 6-9, 2011

(This schedule is subject to change.)

There are three ways for participants to attend this course:

1. At a Learning Tree Education Center

2. Via Learning Tree AnyWare™—our live, online, instructor-led training delivery solution that allows participants to join this course from their home, office or anywhere there is Internet access.

3. On site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit us online.

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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