[Bf-education] Bf-education Digest, Vol 74, Issue 25

Ton Roosendaal ton at blender.org
Tue Dec 20 20:41:59 CET 2011

Hi Kesten,

On 20 Dec, 2011, at 20:15, Kesten Broughton wrote:

> Many certifying bodies (for example NABCEP which certifies solar  
> training in north america) don't actually set the exams.  They just  
> set the standards and allow other organizations to submit their  
> exams for acceptance as a certifying exam.
> This has the advantage that existing programs like the one at MIT  
> wouldn't have to waste their work done in setting their exam; and it  
> allows more flexibility for different teaching styles, emphasis etc.
> I think it would be great to have this group set some sample exams  
> but leave the door open for other groups to have their exams  
> approved as well.

And it saves us from a lot of adminstration overhead :)

> ps.  Could people remember to delete the existing text when they hit  
> the "reply" button, or uncheck the "include original text" box.  It  
> makes scrolling through the conversations much easier.

I plead the opposite. Each mail should to store its own clear history,  
so people understand what it is about. You might use a mail client  
that puts stuff together based on some rules... not everyone uses that  
though, nor does it always make sense.


Ton Roosendaal  Blender Foundation   ton at blender.org    www.blender.org
Blender Institute   Entrepotdok 57A  1018AD Amsterdam   The Netherlands

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