Presentation on theme: "Computer Literacy Certification Training Workshop Computer Literacy Certification Training Workshop August 14, 15, 17, 2006."— Presentation transcript:
Computer Literacy Certification Training Workshop Computer Literacy Certification Training Workshop August 14, 15, 17, 2006
Today’s Training Time permits at best an overview of the most important details Extensive training materials are available You will get a CD resource disk today Scheduled, Internet based WEBEX training will be available for additional detail Don’t be afraid to try the system out!
Roles, Responsibilities, Services Student Has assigned username Password is self determined Uses assessment and training resources they are registered in Can review personal progress results Faculty/Administrator Has assigned user name Password is self determined Has student use privileges Has access to administrative tools, reports, services Can see and maintain data on all students within the groups subordinate to them Can produce group or individual reports including progress data
IC 3 [Internet and Computing Core Certification] IC³ is designed to validate an individual’s basic computer skills and Internet knowledge to promote success in school, work, and life. The IC³ program enjoys worldwide recognition as the global standard for digital literacy. Developed and updated every 24 months by global team of 200+ SMEs. Current version of IC 3 is based on the 2005 IC 3 syllabus
IC³ BENEFITS Without question, IC³ Certification: Provides core skills and knowledge necessary to use some computer applications and the Internet. Effectively tests computing knowledge and skills to ensure mastery is achieved. Gives a resume-building standard certification as proof of successful completion of the program. Provides the foundation necessary to further enhance personal productivity and marketability with other desktop application- specific certifications.
IC 3 Internet and Computing Core Certification IC 3 2005 Syllabus Overview The full IC 3 2005 syllabus is available. IC 3, 2005 is defined by 221 individual subjects divided into 3 Modules.
Certiport IC 3 Educational Tools Educational products such as e-learning courses Achieve IC 3, 2003 E-Textbook, IC 3, 2005 Assessments Benchmark IC 3, 2005 Mentoring Mentor IC 3, 2005 Certification IC 3 2003 IC 3 2005
Certiport WEB Services Architecture Certiport Portal Reporting Services CPSIQSystem Other Delivery Systems Delivery of Certification Exams Delivery of Benchmark / Mentor + Achieve IC 3 WWW.CERTIPORT.COM CERTPREP.CERTIPORT.COM
Certiport IC 3 System Components Portal Provides facilities to: Register individuals for exams Register exam groups Access exam results Tracking of student exam result data CPS (Certification Pathway System) Provides facilities to: Register students for; Benchmark, Mentor & Achieve IC 3 Tracking of student results data Reporting student results
Certiport IC 3 System Components - 2 IQSystem High security exam delivery system Also delivers MOS exams Interfaces to the Portal for data storage and administration Exam inventory management Other delivery systems Online IC 3 exam Specialized custom exam products
Certiport IC 3 System Components – 3 Reporting Services Report processing for all delivery services Coming – Custom reporting and analysis Uses a data mart which is updated nightly
Overview Benchmark Internet and Computing Benchmark Pre-assessment Enables teachers to determine student’s digital literacy level and computing skills Permits progress tracking when used with the Mentor Over 220 assessment questions, one per syllabus topic Matches the 2005 Syllabus IC³ objectives Syllabus domain and sub- domain level reporting Mentor Internet and Computing Mentor Begins where the Benchmark ends Assists the student when they don’t know the answer to a question on a topic Offers complete teaching of the topic upon student request Tracks student progress Ties directly into an excellent IC 3 textbook Hardcopy or e-Book versions Both the Benchmark and Mentor are Internet based services
Classroom Strategy Benchmark INITIAL inventory of student skills against the backdrop of the IC 3 2005 syllabus Each of the 3 modules of the exam, takes 45 to 60 minutes Provides an individualized student study guide Coordinates with the Mentor and passes the students achievement data to the Mentor Onetime use Mentor Begins where the Benchmark ends Assists the student when they don’t know the answer to a question on a topic Offers complete teaching of the topic upon student request Tracks student progress Provides drill and practice Student may use over and over Can provide progress comparison
Classroom Strategy Students take Benchmark Review results Focus on teaching topics requiring remediation Students take Mentor on taught topics Mentor ASSIST helps students who need it
Classroom Strategy - 2 There are alternative approaches Key is to make sure the students learn what is required to answer the questions related to the IC 3 syllabus Using the benchmark will give you a measure of what your students already know You only need to test the students for the IC 3 Module you are going to teach in the current term You can test the students on one Domain at a time in an IC 3 Module You can focus what you teach on where the Benchmark indicates remediation is required
Classroom Strategy - 3 Use the Mentor to: Re-test the students Help the students understand the right answer Teach the IC 3 topic using the e-book assist feature in the Mentor Re-test the students again The Mentor is available to the students from home, Starbucks, etc. They can use the Mentor anytime to improve their knowledge
Other Topics Achieve IC3 CD-ROM 2003 Syllabus Not compatible with the Benchmark and Mentor E-Book Basic version included with the Mentor Complete version available Hardcopy textbook available