DIGITAL LITERACY:PREPARING STUDENTS   FOR THE   FUTURE
WHO IS CERTIPORT?
WHO IS CERTIPORT? Pioneered computer-based application  certification testing The world’s largest scalable, testing  inf...
WHO IS CERTIPORT?
CERTIPORT CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
INTERNET & CORE COMPUTING                  CERTIFICATION
Internet & Computing Core Certification (IC3)  GLOBAL STANDARD FOR DIGITAL LITERACY  Digital Literacy Certified in 3 Areas...
IC 3   Exam Details   Question Types:        Knowledge-based: multiple-choice, drag-and-drop        Performance-based: ...
CERTIFICATION CREATES PATHWAYS TO SUSTAINABLE CAREERS                    Information                                     B...
IC 3…   More Than an Exam. A Complete Solution Pathway       Pre-Training Assessment           Benchmark knowledge and s...
Global Standard Recognition
MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST                   CERTIFICATION
MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST   Word and      Excel and                                                            Project  ...
MOS EXAM CHARACTERISTICS  This is what to expect -    Performance-based exam    50 minute length    20-30 test items with ...
ADOBE CERTIFIED ARCHITECT                 CERTIFICATION
“TOOLS” OF THE YOUNG DIGITAL WORKER Most common tools for web, graphics, audio, video and animation      Photoshop      Dr...
ADOBE CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE                  Put your students’ creativity on display                  •Demonstrate expertis...
MICROSOFT TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE                 CERTIFICATION
MICROSOFT TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE MTA                                                 MTA Certification Roadmap• Engage millio...
MTA COVERS THE FOLLOWING SEVENICT DISCIPLINES:□ Software Developer Fundamentals□ Windows Developer Fundamentals□ Web Devel...
IT FUNDAMENTALS        CERTIFICATION
STRATA IT FUNDAMENTALS
AUTODESKCERTIFICATION
AUTODESK CERTIFIED USER  PROGRAM□ Exam titles   □ AutoCAD Certified User   □ Autodesk Inventor Certified User□ The new Aut...
TEST PREPARATION
CERTIPREP•   Same environment as the  REAL exam!• Two modes: Learning and  Practice Test• Available in Stand-alone and  Ne...
How do you track student progress?CANDIDATE VALIDATION &MEASUREMENT
SAMPLE EXAM SCORE REPORT                           The score report                           shows you the               ...
CANDIDATE VALIDATION                                    Certificate                            Email    Onsite score   Pri...
DIGITAL TRANSCRIPT SERVICE (FREE)    Secure, authenticated website    Candidates can view exam results    and certificatio...
SAMPLE DIGITAL TRANSCRIPTThe transcript              The transcript doesavailable on the            not show your score or...
VALUE OF CERTIFICATION
OUTCOMES – ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL   Wages       Certified individuals are earning 12% more than non-certified individ...
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Certiport is dedicated to helping people excel and succeed through certification. Our globally recognized credentials are aimed at enhancing individual productivity, marketability, and value. Get certified and get noticed.
Certiport is the world leader in performance-based certification exams and practice test solutions for academic institutions, workforce and corporate technology markets, delivered through an expansive network of over 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide.

Established in 1997, Certiport is a pioneer in providing complete career-oriented certification solutions to academic institutions and IT Professionals. These services encompass test development, psychometrics, program management, sales and marketing for the official Microsoft® Office certification program, the Microsoft® Technology Associate certification program, the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program, the CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals, the Autodesk® Certified User certification program, the Intuit® QuickBooks Certified User certification program and the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®).

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  • Through all of the turbulence and problems over the past year, the one thing that has been consistent has been the commitment of Certiport to our partners and the steady and accelerating growth of the certification business
  • R&D began in 2008 to update the IC3 standards Over 400 SMEs from 30+ countries participated in an IC3 standard update survey Global Digital Literacy Council (GDLC) ratified IC3 GS3 in August 2008 - Council has 19 members representing 9 countriesIC3 GS3 exams released June 2009
  • Design and shape the world around you with AutoCAD® design and documentation software, one of the world’s leading CAD programs. Explore ideas more intuitively in 3D, speed documentation, share ideas seamlessly, and customize AutoCAD for your specific needsAutodesk® Inventor® products offer a comprehensive, flexible set of software for 3D mechanical design, product simulation, tooling creation, and design communication. Inventor takes you beyond 3D to Digital Prototyping by enabling you to design, visualize, and simulate your products.Design—Integrate all design data into a single digital model. Visualize—Create a virtual representation of your final product to market it before it’s built. Simulate—Digitally simulate your product's real‐world performance.
  • Another great point of reference for the value of certification is the results of a three year study completed by Robert Half International, one of the leading employments agencies. In this study in which thousands of staff in the Accounttemps program were certified  After this process, they studied the difference between Certified candidates and their piers in similar roles.  They found that a certified candidate makes more money than a non-certified peer.  And they are more likely to get hired on full-time an often times will be converted in their current roles. 
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    1. 1. DIGITAL LITERACY:PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE
    2. 2. WHO IS CERTIPORT?
    3. 3. WHO IS CERTIPORT? Pioneered computer-based application certification testing The world’s largest scalable, testing infrastructure operating in >140 countries and 24 languages Focus in the global academic market Over 150,000 validated certification exams delivered monthly Testing Centre network > 10,000 sites
    4. 4. WHO IS CERTIPORT?
    5. 5. CERTIPORT CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
    6. 6. INTERNET & CORE COMPUTING CERTIFICATION
    7. 7. Internet & Computing Core Certification (IC3) GLOBAL STANDARD FOR DIGITAL LITERACY Digital Literacy Certified in 3 Areas  Computing Fundamentals - Basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and operating systems  Key Applications - Use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software  Living Online - Basic knowledge of computer networking, email, safe use of the Internet, and the impact of computers on society
    8. 8. IC 3 Exam Details  Question Types:  Knowledge-based: multiple-choice, drag-and-drop  Performance-based: Simulations of operating system and applications  Duration: 45 minutes  45 Questions per exam  Immediate score report  Certification requires passing all three IC3 modules  Digital, secure transcript provides 24/7 access for educators and employers
    9. 9. CERTIFICATION CREATES PATHWAYS TO SUSTAINABLE CAREERS Information Business Analytical Creative Media Career Technology Professional Professional Professional Paths Professional Track Track Track Track Specialized Skills Fundamental Skills
    10. 10. IC 3… More Than an Exam. A Complete Solution Pathway  Pre-Training Assessment  Benchmark knowledge and skill prior to training  Learning  Traditional Instructor-lead courseware and textbooks  Self-paced e-learning and instructional videos  Practice Tests  Validate mastery of subject and preparedness for certification  In-class or at-home  Remediation  Focused help on areas for improvement  Certification
    11. 11. Global Standard Recognition
    12. 12. MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION
    13. 13. MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST Word and Excel and Project Power Point Outlook Access Word Expert Excel Expert SharePoint Demonstrate use of powerful features of Microsoft Office tools to improve efficiency and productivity Turn motivated students into Office superstars
    14. 14. MOS EXAM CHARACTERISTICS This is what to expect - Performance-based exam 50 minute length 20-30 test items with one or more tasks Score required to pass varies with exam (most IT exams range from 65-80%) Skills measured are posted on Microsoft’s and Certiport’s website
    15. 15. ADOBE CERTIFIED ARCHITECT CERTIFICATION
    16. 16. “TOOLS” OF THE YOUNG DIGITAL WORKER Most common tools for web, graphics, audio, video and animation Photoshop Dreamweaver Flash
    17. 17. ADOBE CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE Put your students’ creativity on display •Demonstrate expertise in today’s most popular Web design and multi-media applications from Adobe. •Performance-based and linear exam
    18. 18. MICROSOFT TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATION
    19. 19. MICROSOFT TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE MTA MTA Certification Roadmap• Engage millions of students who need to The Microsoft Technology Associate certification validates the build a knowledge foundation for their fundamental knowledge needed to build a career in technology technology career• Certiport was selected to provide the Deep Technical Skills internet-based platform to deliver MTA exams in the classroom Job Role Experience• Microsoft’s goal was the early establishing 1-2 Yrs. Technical Exp of a lifelong pattern of training, certification and loyalty to Microsoft Beginners• MTA Target Audience is 15 to 22+ year old Associate Level: students at High Schools with a technology • No experience emphasis; Community colleges; Technology • Fundamental concepts & vocational schools • Self and classroom taught • Positioning students for advanced certs and entry-level positions
    20. 20. MTA COVERS THE FOLLOWING SEVENICT DISCIPLINES:□ Software Developer Fundamentals□ Windows Developer Fundamentals□ Web Developer Fundamentals□ Database Administration Fundamentals□ Windows Server Administration Fundamentals□ Networking Fundamentals□ Security Fundamentals
    21. 21. IT FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION
    22. 22. STRATA IT FUNDAMENTALS
    23. 23. AUTODESKCERTIFICATION
    24. 24. AUTODESK CERTIFIED USER PROGRAM□ Exam titles □ AutoCAD Certified User □ Autodesk Inventor Certified User□ The new Autodesk Certified User certification will: □ Focus on Autodesk product skills through performance-based testing □ Certifies entry level skills in AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor □ Incorporate into existing architecture, engineering and design courses
    25. 25. TEST PREPARATION
    26. 26. CERTIPREP• Same environment as the REAL exam!• Two modes: Learning and Practice Test• Available in Stand-alone and Network versions• Stand-alone version uses Terminal Services, so installation of additional software is NOT required!
    27. 27. How do you track student progress?CANDIDATE VALIDATION &MEASUREMENT
    28. 28. SAMPLE EXAM SCORE REPORT The score report shows you the required passing score, your score and percentage performance in each topic area. Like all Microsoft exams, a perfect score is 1000.
    29. 29. CANDIDATE VALIDATION Certificate Email Onsite score Print and ship received in Digital Transcript congratulating report certificate 2-3 weeks. candidate
    30. 30. DIGITAL TRANSCRIPT SERVICE (FREE) Secure, authenticated website Candidates can view exam results and certifications online at any time Instantaneous results Access can be granted to educators, employers, and staffing agencies to verify candidate results
    31. 31. SAMPLE DIGITAL TRANSCRIPTThe transcript The transcript doesavailable on the not show your score orCertiport website keeps how many attemptsa history of all Office were made beforeexams passed (back to passing an exam!Office 97). Access to your digitalIt also displays the date transcript may beeach certification was granted to third-awarded. parties.
    32. 32. VALUE OF CERTIFICATION
    33. 33. OUTCOMES – ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL  Wages  Certified individuals are earning 12% more than non-certified individuals in their assignments  Placement  Certified individuals are placed on assignment at a higher rate than the industry average  Conversion  Certified individuals are converting to full-time employment 20% more often than non-certified individuals Over 2,600 certified individuals tracked and compared to more than 43,000 non-certified individuals
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