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By: Joel Goodman

Archive for August, 2009

Oracle Certification Exam Design

Posted by Joel Goodman on 13/08/2009

Are you preparing for your Oracle Certification tests? Or perhaps considering whether or not to sit the exams? If so then you might enjoy viewing my 3 part video series produced by my colleague Harold Green who is one of the senior Programme Managers for the Oracle Certification programme. This presentation describes the design philosophy and value of Oracle Certification tests and discusses how the development process has changed over time.
Understanding the process and the distinction between “Learner” and “Practitioner” tasks should assist anyone in preparing for OCA, OCP or OCE “Theory” style exams. If you are a DBA OCM candidate then I cover the development of “Performance” style exams separately in the presentation.

Here is Part 1 covering design philosophy:

Here is Part 2 describing the different style of questions known as “Items”:

Here is Part 3 dealing with OCM Exams.


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