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Re: Fronteers certification - opinions?

From: Çağlar Yeşilyurt <greench@myopera.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 00:54:18 +0200
Message-Id: <1326322458.24325.140661022272785@webmail.messagingengine.com>
To: "Jeremie Patonnier" <jeremie.patonnier@gmail.com>, "Jeremie Patonnier" <jeremie.patonnier@gmail.com>, "Lewis Nyman" <lewismoo@gmail.com>
Cc: "Mark DuBois" <Mark@webprofessionals.org>, "Chris Mills" <cmills@opera.com>, public-webed@w3.org
I think project based exam may be better solution because information must be implement someway. If you know something that can be taken even from cheat sheets, you should know how you can use it. However, grading could be difficult at this stage. Before of announcing the project, participants can be examined via a mini multiple choice test. 

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012, at 04:46 PM, Jeremie Patonnier wrote:
> 2012/1/10 Lewis Nyman <lewismoo@gmail.com>
> >
> >
> > Does anyone else feel that a memory based 'quiz' is unrealistic? I'd be
> > surprised if there are any front end web professionals that don't look
> > something up or copy + paste on a daily basis.
> >
> 
> I strongly agreed on that. Memory based 'quiz' is unrealistic
> Just to give a quick clear overview of the issue :
> 
>    - HTML5 : 107 elements and more than 143 attributes
>    - CSS2.1 : 115 properties (and their values) -> CSS3 is more or less
>    doubling that number
>    - SVG : 80 elements and 267 attributes
>    - Add all the DOM API, all Aria attributes and their values, all RDFa
>    attributes, all, all, all...
> 
> Even with my 13 years of web development skills, I do not claim to know
> half of that, it's just not possible and it's not necessary.
> 
> 
> > If we want to train people for real life than either we have the quiz
> > 'open book' or make it project based. We need to test understanding not
> > memory.
> >
> 
> This is definitely the best approche.
> 
> My 2ct.
> Regards
> -- 
> Jeremie
> .............................
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> 


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Çağlar Yeşilyurt
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