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ERIC Number: ED561269
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
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Cisco Networking Academy: Next-Generation Assessments and Their Implications for K-12 Education
Liu, Meredith
Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation
To illuminate the possibilities for next-generation assessments in K-12 schools, this case study profiles the Cisco Networking Academy, which creates comprehensive online training curriculum to teach networking skills. Since 1997, the Cisco Networking Academy has served more than five million high school and college students and now delivers approximately one million online assessments per month in a variety of formats. Its advanced and highly integrated assessment system offers lessons for K-12 technology and assessment.
Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation. 425 Broadway Street, Redwood City, CA 94063. Tel: 650-887-0788; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation