The Cisco Virtual Classroom Instruction Specialist certification confirms the Instruction Specialist candidate's skills in setting up and managing a virtual classroom setting. Candidates will also develop the ability to use collaboration tools to enhance student participation and comprehension of the subject matter. Although there are no prerequisites, candidates should have an understanding of conferencing and collaboration tools. The recommended training for this certification is the Cisco Leading Virtual Classroom Instruction course.
There are two exam requirements that must be completed for the Cisco Virtual Classroom Instruction Specialist certification. The 652-132 exam is a 75-minute exam that contains between 60 and 70 questions. Sample topics include managing program and logistics, demonstrating effective classroom management skill in a virtual classroom setting, preparing a virtual classroom environment, demonstrating effective presentation skills, and judging student comprehension. Candidates will also be expected to understand how to manage participation effectively and maintain a positive learning environment. Other related topics will also be included.
The second exam requirement is the 640-132 LVCI Practical Exam. The practical exam is an assessment of the candidate's ability to lead and manage a virtual classroom session with live students. The candidate will submit a Cisco WebEx recording between 20-27 minutes in duration that showcases their skills in providing clear presentation of instruction and guidance to students, their ability to use voice modulation and audio techniques effectively and other related skills. This exam will be scored on a pass/fail basis.