Sponsored by Baghdad Governorate. Internet and Computing Core Certification. I C 3. IRAQ – Baghdad Mustansiriyah University Project. 1- Introduction.
Internet and Computing Core Certification
IRAQ – Baghdad Mustansiriyah University Project
The enormous development in Information Technology (IT) is accompanied by similar development represented in the emergence of skill certificates in computer applications, networks, software, Internet, and these International certificates became standard for employment, evaluation and promotion.
For this purpose, University of Mustansiriya adopted with funding from Baghdad Governorate this scientific important project to eradicate computer and Internet illiteracy and dissemination of digital literacy among students and members of the university in order to keep pace with the development in the developed scientific countries, and consequently this will be reflected positively on the overall scientific & administrative activities at the university.
There is a clear need for an International certification to grant those who have computer and Internet skills appropriate International certificates.
IC3 certificate is the main gate to other International certificates, like: (MOS, MCAS, MCT, A+, Network+, CISCO,…)
Development of specialized cadre by training a group of Mustansiriya University professors (as a 1st stage) who are (10 professors) and let them pass through intensive course at the hands of International experts to obtain Authorized Instructor license, who in turn (in the 2nd stage) train and rehabilitate more than 100 professors at the university to create a basis of an International certificate.
Distribution of teachers who obtained the International certificate (in the 3rd stage of the project) on all the university colleges in order to rehabilitate and educate students in the field of computer and Internet for all the scientific and humanity specialization without exception.
Discard the “favoritism and mediations" by making the mechanism of students exam are directly over the Internet (Online).
Raise the level of applicants for postgraduate (Masters and PhD) in the field of computer and Internet.
Send a group of university professors, who are (8) to Jordan for the period from 4 / 1 / 2010 to 25 / 1 / 2010, and they were trained by the International Authorized Instructor (GarrydineWaldie) - Director of (International Certs), where all the professors attain excellent degree in the (Online) tests as shown below:
The President of University (Prof. Dr. Ihsan al-Qurashi) has assigned (Dr. Mustafa Al-Hassani) as manager of IC3 project at the University.
Teachers after they returned from abroad, took upon themselves training of more than 100 candidates from all colleges and centers of the University for the preparation of a dedicated staff that trains college students in all faculties.
(12) teaching staff was named as supervisors to oversee the implementation of the project in the 12-faculties of the university.
(72) Lecturers who obtained the IC3 International Certificates were distributed on the colleges in proportion to the number of students of the 1st stage and in coordination with the faculties supervisors.
100Laptops (Dell Studio 1537) which were received from Baghdad Governorate, were distributed to all lecturers in the courses.
It has been applied the project (training + exams) during the summer holiday for the period from 1 / 7 / 2010 till 22 / 8 / 2010, whereas
Students IC3-Online Test Results
( 1st Course that held in summer holiday, period from 1/7/2010 – 22/8/2010 )
In accordance with the directives of the President of Mustansiriya University (Prof. Dr. Ihsan Al-Qarashi), the mechanism that have been proposed by the Project Manager is being implemented in all faculties of the university without exception after approving it by the University Council in 9 / 11 / 2010, which includes the following axes that operates in parallel way:
Carrying out IC3 2nd course for the period from 14 / 11 / 2010 to 14 / 12 / 2010, which was announced in all the university colleges (training + exams).
Training the cadre that teach computer subjects compulsorily by the staff of IC3 project within their colleges starting from 21 / 11 / 2010.
Create examination centers in each college to perform IC3 Online tests supplied with all requirements (more than 600 Computer, Software, Internet Service, group of Administrators & Proctors to administrate Online exams).
Implementation of the project on the students of the 1st stage / Morning study (= 5945 students) in all departments of the university colleges, according to the following tables, by alternating the International IC3 courses in position of the traditional computer courses.
For the sustainability of cooperation with project funder (Baghdad governorate), Mustansiriya University sends 2 – IC3 lecturers to Baghdad Province to train and qualify its staff. It was agreed to train (350) employees, they were distributed in the form of groups, each consisting of (30) person. The Online Exams for the first six groups was held in the Computer Center of Mustansiriya University.
MustansiriyaUniversity won 1stplace in the 2011 IC³ World Cup competition sponsored by Certiport.
IC3 number of tests that have been implemented in all the colleges as well as the account of the presidency of the university (31049 Test) according to the months for 2011