In case you weren't aware, the Linux Professional Institute has been working
on the level 3 certification for Linux professionals. There's a survey for
anyone that is interested to help determine the relative importance of the
various topics and objectives being covered.
Read on if you'd like to participate in the survey.
"G. Matthew Rice" writes:
> Hi everyone,
> The JTA software has finally been published with the LPIC-3 job tasks for
> everyone to help vote on.
> What is the purpose of the Job Task Analysis (JTA) survey?
> The JTA survey is being performed so that LPI can determine how much
> coverage is required for each objective on the LPIC-3 exams. The tasks
> that are being reviewed will provide the psychometrician with the data
> that is needed to make this determination (these are the weights that
> you have seen on the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams).
> For each job task, you will be asked to comment on:
> - how often the specific task is performed (or understanding of
> a concept is required)
> - how important it is to know this task or concept
> The JTA survey should be taken by anyone that is in this role in the
> profession or has knowledge of the tasks involved in this role; such
> as managers and project planners.
> Bonus for Linux Professionals Helping with the JTA
> As an incentive for people to help with the JTA survey, we will
> randomly award one (1) of one hundred (100) LPIC-3 exam vouchers to
> Linux professionals that complete the entire LPIC-3 JTA (currently,
> there are 365 tasks in the survey).
> These vouchers will be usable at any exam lab the LPI holds at various
> worldwide events such as LinuxWorld, IT360, and other regional events.
> Sorry, we cannot make these vouchers valid at the computer-based testing
> centres. If you cannot attend any LPI exam labs, you can transfer the
> voucher to another LPI candidate and they are valid until Dec 31, 2008.
> We anticipate that 300-400 Linux professionals will participate in this
> The eligibility period for this draw ends on December 9th, 2006.
> The Minimally Qualified Candidate (MQC)
> The MQC is a description of the Linux professional that would be
> able to pass the LPIC-3 exams. This description should be read before
> starting the survey.
> The full description is at:
> The Location of the JTA
> The JTA is available at: https://www.lpi.org/caf/Xamdev/jta
> You will need to provide your LPI username and password. This is so
> that we may track your progress through the task list. It also means
> that you do not have to finish the JTA survey in one pass. Just return
> when you are able and you will only have to review the tasks that you
> have not seen already.
> Using your username and password also lets us find you if you are one
> of the Linux professionals awards the LPIC-3 exam voucher (see above).
> Regards and happy surveying,
> g. matthew rice starnix, toronto, ontario, ca
> phone: 647.722.5301 x242 gpg id: EF9AAD20
> http://www.starnix.com professional linux services & products
g. matthew rice starnix, toronto, ontario, ca
phone: 647.722.5301 x242 gpg id: EF9AAD20
http://www.starnix.com professional linux services & products
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