Join our Linux Essentials Exam Volunteer Item Creation Workshop on Friday March 8th 2013

Our LPI "Linux Essentials' Exam Volunteer Item Creation Workshop" takes place on Friday, March 8, 09:00 - 17:00 hrs, in Hannover, Germany, during CeBIT at our LPI Partner "Multi-Media Berufsbildende Schule Hannover (MMBBS)", Expo Plaza 3, (main entrance to CeBIT "Messe Ost":http://www.mmbbs.de/info/anfahrt/). This event includes two half-day workshops providing volunteer instruction on the development of exam questions for the LPI Linux Essentials' program, refreshments and a light lunch. For detailed information please contact LPI-Central Europe

Join our Linux Essentials Exam Volunteer Item Creation Workshop on Friday March 8th 2013

• come for the morning, the afternoon or the day

• coffee/tea break and light lunch provided

 

Schedule

Morning Session

09:00-09:30: Welcome/Registration/Setup on Local Network for Participants

9:30-10:00: Linux Essentials Project Update Q&A etc

10:00-10:30 Exam Objectives Presentation and Tour of Item Writing Application

10:30-10:45: Refreshment Break

10:45-12:15: Item Development

12:15-12:45: Lunch Break Afternoon Session

12:45-13:00: Welcome/Registration/Setup on Local Network for Participants

13:00-13:30: Overview of Item Writing Application and Review Process

13:30-14:30: Item Review

14:30-14:45: Refreshment Break

14:45-15:45: Item Review or Development

15:45-16:00: Refreshment Break

16:00-16:45: Item Review

16:45-17:00: Closing remarks  

 

Activities

Welcome

Get everyone seated, assist participants with any support needed to get their laptops online or login to computers on site. Make sure all participants have registered for an LPI ID (and have their password) which may be obtained at: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register . This is needed for the Item Writing Application.

Linux Essentials Project Update

A 15 min presentation on the Linux Essentials project including the history or the project and plans for the coming year including information of where to take the exam. A question and answer for the program.

Exam Development and Linux Essentials Exam Objectives Presentation

During this hour, the Linux Essentials exam objectives will be presented. This is an opportunity for clarification and explanation of what each objective means before further development efforts are undertaken. Item Development During these sessions, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) have the opportunity to create some items that will be used directly on the Linux Essentials exam. The session will help guide uniformity in question development as well as gain additional understanding of the Objectives.

Further information on general item development guidelines are available at:

http://wiki.lpi.org/pubwiki/uploads//4/4d/LPI_Item_Writing_Guide_v2.1.pdf