The link below is to a About.com webpage for those who are wanting to begin Visual Basic.NET. This could also be good for those moving from VB 6.0 over to the .NET Framework.
Below is a small excerpt…
This course is designed to introduce beginners to Visual Basic .NET. By “beginners”, I mean someone who has some familiarity with programming, but no experience with VB.NET. The goal for this tutorial is VB.NET – not basic programming concepts – so we won’t cover “how to program a loop.” We will write a basic VB.NET program that doesn’t assume that you already know how to write one