[AAMT] Re: Certiport and Premiere Pro exam results from our AAMT meeting

  • From: Colin Byers <cbyers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "aamt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <aamt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2014 15:33:16 -0600

Thanks for looking into this Sue, you'd think that they'd create the test
platform to be compatible with any browser, or at the least, provide the
information for test centres.


Colin Byers,

CTS Lead Teacher & Media Arts Instructor
Bert Church High School



On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 2:51 PM, Tamarra Price <tp1358@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Sue,
> Thank you for finding out about this. Probably better this happened to us
> and not students.
> Once you have retaken the test I think it is worth us speaking to our
> sales rep about the vouchers.
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 2:43 PM, Bell, Susan M <smbell@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> I agree it seems odd. However, the first four tests were developed two
>> years ago, when Safari and IE were the standard. Illustrator and InDesign
>> were developed in the past six months and Chrome has become the defacto
>> standard browser lately it seems as many web based software apps that have
>> limited budges are developing for only one browser to save funds are are
>> choosing that one in particular.
>>
>> Anyway, I hope this information helps. I will be trying the test again
>> this afternoon, using the correct browser, and will let everyone know if it
>> resolved the issue.
>>
>>
>> Sue Bell
>> Senior Education Specialist – Innovation and Learning Technology
>> Calgary Board of Education  (www.cbe.ab.ca)
>>
>> Have you tried CORE yet? (www.albertacore.ca)
>> Adobe Master Teachers of Alberta & Adobe Education Leader
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>>
>> ________________________________________
>> From: aamt-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [aamt-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] on behalf of
>> Tim Jeffares [Tim.Jeffares@xxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 2:30 PM
>> To: '<aamt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>'; 'cbyers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>> Subject: [AAMT] Re: Certiport and Premiere Pro exam results from our AAMT
>> meeting
>>
>> Hi Gang,
>>
>> Ohhhh, so that's why I failed Premiere Pro...for a while there I thought
>> it was because I was not a pro!
>>
>> On a serious note, thanks Sue for finding this out...it will be useful
>> for the future!  Although, I must say, it seems odd that the testing system
>> is set up that way.
>>
>> Tim
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: aamt-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:aamt-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>> Behalf Of Bell, Susan M
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 12:26 PM
>> To: cbyers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; <aamt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: [AAMT] Certiport and Premiere Pro exam results from our AAMT
>> meeting
>>
>> Hi Colin and all,
>>
>> I am on the phone with one of the tech guys at Certiport trying to
>> resolve the testing environment issues we are having with our PCs at CBE.
>> While I had him on the phone, I spoke to him about the issue we had with
>> the Premiere Pro exams at our AAMT session two weeks ago.
>>
>> He has indicated that there are some scoring issues with exams if the
>> device is using the wrong browser.The challenge is that some of the exams
>> need Safari (InDesign and Illustrator) and some need Chrome (Photoshop,
>> Premiere, Dreamweaver, and Flash). Since Premiere Pro exam needs to be
>> taken using Chrome, if it was run using Safari, he said that it looks like
>> it works, but there can be issues with scoring.
>>
>> Apparently when you click the desktop icon, it will launch the exam in
>> whatever the default browser is set as. So when you want to take exams on
>> the browser that is not the default, you need to open the correct browser
>> first and then drag and drop the desktop icon onto the correct browser to
>> launch it.
>>
>> I am not sure which browser is the default at your lab in Rocky View,
>> Colin, but that may have been part of the problem. I hope this helps.
>> Unfortunately, we wasted at least 6 vouchers on exams that produced invalid
>> results. I am not sure whether we want to ask for replacements or not. They
>> have said we would need to go through our regional sales person.
>>
>> Sue Bell
>> Senior Education Specialist - Innovation and Learning Technology Calgary
>> Board of Education  (www.cbe.ab.ca<http://www.cbe.ab.ca/>)
>>
>> Have you tried CORE yet? (www.albertacore.ca<http://www.albertacore.ca/>)
>> Adobe Master Teachers of Alberta & Adobe Education Leader
>> c|403-604-8309
>> t|403-817-7597
>>
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