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Certificación Microsoft Technoloy Asociate


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Certificación que sirve de introducción para entender los conceptos base para iniciar una especialización en TI

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Certificación Microsoft Technoloy Asociate

  1. 1. IT StartsHere.
  2. 2. Invest Big without a Big InvestmentWant to build and deliver technology education with a simple, convenient, and affordable suite of entry-level technology certifications? Microsoft makes it easier.
  3. 3. MTA OverviewWhat is Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)?MTA is an entry-level certification that validates the fundamental technology knowledge that students need to start building a career in Microsoft technologies. 12 initial titles on Developer, IT Pro, and Database high-demand topics. 9 initial languages: English, Spanish, S. Chinese, T. Chinese, Korean, Japanese, German, Russian, Br. PortugueseWhat can MTA do for me? You can offer students a solid career foundation and facilitates career exploration. You get an education solution including learning and an industry-recognized credentials. MTA lowers the barriers to entry to the Microsoft Certification Program by providing a stepping stone to our professional certification.Who needs MTA?MTA is exclusively for academic customers: technology-focused high schools and higher education institutions. It’s driven by Certiport partners and Microsoft’s Public Sector, Education and Evangelism teams in the field.How can I get MTA?Get it through Certiport or an authorized Certiport Partner. It’s an internet-based platform that gives you unprecedented testing flexibility. There are testing centers with educators empowered as proctors. You receive an MTA Exam Review Kit to facilitate curriculum adoption.
  4. 4. Microsoft Certification Program Information Worker IT Pro and Developer Productivity Certifications Technology CertificationsMaster Series Advanced SeriesOverall comprehension and deep IT architects who have completed aexpertise of Microsoft Office. Requires rigorous industry-driven peerWord Expert, Excel Expert, PowerPoint, validation process.and Outlook or Access exams. IT experts with demonstrated mastery of a product through Expert Series hands-on lab-based testing. Advanced skills in specific Microsoft Office applications. Requires passing Professional Series either Word Expert or Excel Expert. Comprehensive set of skills required to be Specialist Series successful on the job. Validates core skills with the Microsoft Office suite. Technology Series Includes exams in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, In-depth skills working Project, and SharePoint. with Microsoft technologies. Associate Series Fundamental knowledge for students to start building a successful career in technology.
  5. 5. Path from MTA to MCTS to IT Jobs• One MTA exam = One MTA certification• MTA exams are not pre-requisite to each other or to MCTS exams MTA Certification Paths – IT Pro and Database
  6. 6. MTA Certification Paths – Developer
  7. 7. What Does MTA Test?Software Developer98-361: Software Developer 98-362: Windows DeveloperFundamentals FundamentalsUnderstanding core programming Understanding Windows programming basicsUnderstanding object-oriented programming Creating Windows Forms applicationsUnderstanding general software development Creating WPF applicationsUnderstanding web applications Creating Windows Services applicationsUnderstanding desktop applications Accessing data in a Windows FormsUnderstanding databases application Deploying Windows application98-363: Web Developer Fundamentals 98-372: Microsoft.NET FundamentalsProgramming web applications Understanding .NET Framework conceptsWorking with data and services Understanding Namespaces and Classes inTroubleshooting and debugging web the .NET Frameworkapplications Understanding .NET Code compilationWorking with client-side scripting Understanding I/O Classes in the .NETConfiguring and deploying web applications FrameworkExams are defined based on career tracks with high demand in the industry. Specific topics aredesigned by MSL experts and vetted with college instructors.
  8. 8. What Does MTA Test?Software Developer98-375: HTML5 Application 98-374: Gaming DeveloperDevelopment Fundamentals FundamentalsUnderstanding Platform fundamentals Understanding game designManaging the state of an application Designing the UIUnderstanding how to publish an application Understanding componentsBuilding the UI using HTML5 Working with XNAUnderstanding core CSS concepts Understanding game platformsUnderstanding JavaScript for basic programing Rendering engines Animations Transforming objects98-373: Mobile DevelopmentFundamentalsUnderstanding mobile device toolsUnderstanding design for mobile devicesUnderstanding basic SilverlightUnderstanding mobile device APIsUnderstanding mobile device controlsBuilding a UIExams are defined based on career tracks with high demand in the industry. Specific topics aredesigned by MSL experts and vetted with college instructors.
  9. 9. What Does MTA Test?IT Pro Titles98-365: Windows Server Admin. 98-366: Networking FundamentalsFundamentals Understanding network infrastructuresUnderstanding server installation o Internet, intranet, extranet, LAN, WAN,Understanding server roles wireless, topologies, access methods Understanding network hardwareUnderstanding Active Directory o Switches, routers, media typesUnderstanding storage Understanding protocols and servicesUnderstanding server performance management o OSI model, IPv4, IPv6, names resolution,Understanding server maintenance networking services, TCP/IP98-349: Windows Operating System 98-367: Security FundamentalsFundamentals Understanding security layersUnderstanding Operating System Configurations Understanding operating system securityInstalling and Upgrading Client Systems Understanding network securityManaging Applications Understanding security softwareManaging Files and FoldersManaging DevicesUnderstanding Operating System Maintenance Exams are defined based on career tracks with high demand in the industry. Specific topics are designed by MSL experts and vetted with college instructors.
  10. 10. What does MTA Test?Database Titles98-364: Database Admin. FundamentalsUnderstanding core database conceptsCreating database objectsManipulating dataUnderstanding data storageAdministering a databaseExams are defined based on career tracks with high demand in the industry. Specific topics aredesigned by MSL experts and vetted with college instructors.
  11. 11. MTA Campus LicenseYou can offer up to 500 MTA exams per calendar year with just one license. TwoAll you need is a computer with internet access, and you can administer the Campusesexam at any time! Plus, your students have unlimited access to MTA Exam = Two LicensesReview Kits.
  12. 12. Get Started!1. Register as a Proctor with Certiport. Instructions are available at www.certiport.com2. Create a proctor pool. When you build a strong community of certification exam proctors at your school, you help to ensure the success of your certification offering.3. Take the MTA exam yourself. Have a Certiport peer proctor administer the test. This will familiarize you with the student experience and exam content.4. Map the MTA exam objective domains to the content you are currently teaching.5. Use your Certification Exam Review Kits to prepare students for any exam content not covered by your existing curriculum.
  13. 13. Get Your Students Started!1. Send students to to practice their knowledge and challenge their peers to a game of AYC! MTA game questions are based on MTA exam objectives.2. Have your students register at to download full versions of Microsoft software and to find more student resources from Microsoft.3. Have students register for the exam a few days prior to administering it. This will ensure that all students are ready to take the exam in a single class period. (Exam time is approximately 50 minutes.)
  14. 14. MTA Student Study Guides:IT Pro Edition / Developer and Database Edition Available in print-ready or study-ready format Download free-of-charge at:
  15. 15. MTA Exam Review Kits As an MTA customer, you can download review kits for free. Developed by MS Learning, MTA Exam Review Kits are collections of 20 review lessons, 50 minutes each, covering the topics of each individual MTA exam. Course syllabus • Learning objectives • Unit scope and sequence • Pacing chart • A mapping of the unit learning activities to the MTA exam objectives Instructor materials • Lesson plans for each day of instruction • Presentation slides for each day of instruction • Annotated speaker notes for each slide Content delivery resources • Occasional class demonstrations • Occasional interactive whole-class sessions • Guides for occasional discussions to foster dialogue about key topics Student learning materials • Instructor presentation slides • In-class exercises (including the code for those exercises) • Practical out-of-class work • Labs as appropriate Student assessment materials •End-of-lesson/sub-unit questions and answersMicrosoft Official Academic Courseware available from Wiley Publishing
  16. 16. 5 Scenarios you might encounter1.The Perfect Fit – course maps exactly to the OD (overallexam Objective Domain)2.RoughAlignment – course is incomplete for someelements of some ODs3.Incomplete – course completely misses some ODs4.No Alignment – course does not match OD, butinstructor provides MTA Certification opportunity5.Independent Study – Instructor offers MTA asindependent study or to a small group
  17. 17. Scenario 1: Perfect Fit Course maps to the complete set of ODsUse the ERK as a review tool  Use all of the lessons as classroom activities  Use those lessons in which students need the most review  Assign lessons as out-of-class activities  Mix and match to fit the needs of individual students  Use as an individual study guide
  18. 18. Scenario 2: Rough Alignment Course is incomplete for some ODsUse the ERK as a basis for new learning  Select portions of the lessons to introduce new concepts  Use the structure of the lesson to build a more complete and robust lesson  Refer to the “Microsoft resources and Web links” as tools  Use the sections that match as a review tool
  19. 19. Scenario 3: Incomplete Course completely misses a few ODsUse ERK as a starting point to create new units  Expand the activities to more completely introduce and teach the new concepts  The “Microsoft resources and Web links” section provides sources for content  Use the review lesson as a culminating review activity  Use the sections that match as a review tool
  20. 20. Scenario 4: No Alignment Instructor wants to provide MTA courseUse as a starting point to create a new course  Develop new course that matches the OD  Combine the OD and the content in the review lessons to build or select courseware  Use the review lesson as a culminating review activity to measure the effectiveness of the new course
  21. 21. Scenario 5: Independent Study MTA as independent study or to a small groupProvide the ERK to students as study guides  Enable motivated students in a class to prepare for the exam independently or in a study group  Provide ERKs to guide their learning and/or review  Schedules a convenient time to administer the exam on the school campus and provide proctoring
  22. 22. MTA Courseware and AdditionalResources Vendor Courseware • Wiley, CCI MeasureUp Practice Tests MTA Student Study Guides • Available free at AreYouCertifiable (AYC) Practice Game (no-charge online game) • •Prep Guides and Learning Plans •See marketing materials, become a test center, purchase a license
  23. 23. IT StartsHere.