Certification is a Certificate [...]

> Certified Candidates (“Certificants”) receive a Certificate ID number and a pdf copy of a Certificate indicating successful completion of the requirements necessary to achieve the Certification indicated on the Certificate. This Certificate may also be downloaded anytime from a Certificant's account on My Portal while Certification is active. Linux Foundation c...

 

Examination By Doing [...]

> Upon launching an Exam, Candidates will be presented with an Exam console, which is composed of three sections: > > Help Center Panel (left) – houses chat box to allow communication with the Proctor and buttons to Show Testing Rules, End Exam, Refresh Exam Window, and Reset Console. > Refresh Exam Window refreshes the Linux Server Terminal panel furthest to ri...

 

Top Penguin is Onboard [...]

>The Linux Foundation is the nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and is supported by leading technology companies and developers from around the world. *It Does Not Hurt To Have The Top Penguin Onboard* There is a distinct advantage in having the leadi...

 

ODI Node Network [...]

> Nodes are franchises of the ODI. Hosted by existing (for-profit or not-for-profit) organisations, they operate locally and are connected globally as part of the node network. Each ODI Node adopts the ODI Charter, an open codification of the guiding principles and rules under which the ODI operates. ODI HQ (based in London) charges ODI Nodes to be part of the network...

 

A Public “Integrity” Statement from ODI [...]

>All participants are required to make an integrity declaration by including the above statement at the start of their written report. From the assessment criteria for Open Data Institute Train the Trainer program and is attached to their submitted reflection. It is more a statement in compliance language, rather than an assertion of values. Perhaps a value state...

 

ODI Trainers are “Marked” [...]

> ODI Registered Trainers can use the ODI Registered Trainer mark to create, market, sell and teach courses and training designed by the individual registered trainer. > > The ODI Registered Trainer mark does not give license to train, market or brand courses created by the Open Data Institute, or other ODI Registered Trainers, without prior permission or agreement, ...

 

Iterative ODI Assessment Process [...]

>After delivering the session, you will be offered feedback from your peer evaluation. Based upon this and your own thoughts, you are then required to produce a short professional development plan (max 1500 words) that critically evaluates both the design and delivery of your session and make suggestions on your own professional development in the area of teaching. ...

 

Trainer Roster Good / Not Data Driven? [...]

> ‘ODI Registered Trainer’, is a quality mark for trainers who have been assessed by the ODI as able to train others in open data. If you think you have what it takes to be an open data trainer, our Train the trainer course might be for you. Listing of certified ODI train the trainers lacks any links from the trainers, and appears to be manually constructed. T...

 

Reputation is a Terrible Currency [...]

Cory Doctorow points out flaws in casting reputation as an economic system; it is not a measurable quantity and can be shown to turn out to be a currency that people game in a way that dilutes its intent. > Currencies need to serve as units of account – so you can price every­thing from vintage Star Wars figures to anti-fungal cream and calculate their total worth....