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Are computing literacy certifications obsolete?

Given the level of technology immersion kids experience today, and that even older career switchers have had years of exposure to basic computing principles, it could be time to reposition (or discontinue) IT literacy certifications, as I discuss in this article for GoCertify.

Are computing literacy certifications obsolete?

Should certification exams be open-book?

The knowledge paradigm has shifted from your ability to memorize things, to your ability to find relevant information and work with it. Based on this new priority, is it realistic to base certification exams on rote memory skills?

This article I wrote for GoCertify looks at this issue, and whether or not certification vendors need to change their approach to their exams.

Should certification exams be open-book?