Last updated June 10, 2010
Q. Which courses are part of the Cisco CCNP® v6.0 curriculum? A. The Cisco Networking Academy® CCNP v6.0 curriculum that aligns with the current Cisco® CCNP certification
exams consists of three new courses:
CCNP ROUTE: Implementing IP Routing – this course replaces CCNP v5.0 Building Scalable Internetworks (BSI)CCNP SWITCH: Implementing IP Switched Networks – this course replaces CCNP v5.0 Building Multilayer Switched Networks (BMSN) CCNP TSHOOT: Troubleshooting and Maintaining IP Networks
These three new courses replace the four CCNP v5.0 courses. Please note that two of the v5.0 courses, Implementing Secure Converged Wide Area Networks (ISCW) and Optimizing Converged Networks (OCN), do nothave a direct replacement. The content of these courses has either been incorporated into the three new courses, or dropped from the CCNP curriculum.
Q. How is the new CCNP curriculum structured? A. The new CCNP v6.0 curriculum comprises three semester long, 70-hour courses that align with the three new
CCNP certification exams: CCNP ROUTE, CCNP SWITCH, and CCNP TSHOOT. Course componentsinclude hands-on lab activities, case studies, chapter quizzes, final exams, and skills based assessments. Unlike other Networking Academy courses, the CCNP courses will not have the traditional GUI-based curriculum. It is replaced by a Cisco Press textbook.
Q. Why is the online curriculum being replaced by a book? A. Networking Academy wanted the CCNP curriculum update to coincide with the releaseof the new certification
exams to help ensure that the curriculum is relevant to the needs of students and academies. To optimize development time and resources, we decided to replace the resource- and time-intensive development of online course content with textbooks. This decision allowed us to focus on the development of other course components that are highly valued by the Networking AcademyCCNP community.
Q. How is Networking Academy guaranteeing the alignment of the textbooks with other course
A. All course components, including the books, are part of an instructional design that guarantees their
consistency and alignment. We have worked in close collaboration with Cisco Press to help ensure that the study guides align with the Networking Academy CCNP courses.Q. What kinds of books are available? A. Cisco Press is supporting the Networking Academy CCNP courses with their Foundation Learning series of
textbooks. In the United States, you can order these books through your Pearson sales rep or directly from www.ciscopress.com. Academies outside the United States can get local information and order books by contacting their Pearson sales representativeor by sending an email to email@example.com. Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) ISBN-10: 1587058820 ISBN-13: 9781587058820
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Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH) ISBN-10: 1587058847 ISBN-13: 9781587058844 Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)ISBN-10: 1587058766 ISBN-13: 9781587058769 A suite of Portable Command Guides and other study tools are also available. For a complete listing of titles, please visit www.ciscopress.com/ccnp .
Q. Are the books available in electronic form? A. Yes, in addition to the printed versions, Cisco Press books are available in the following electronic formats
(ISBN-10 number is listed first, followed byISBN-13): Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Adobe Reader ISBN: 0132550334 / 9780132550338 ePub (Kindle and Sony Reader) ISBN: 0132550342 / 9780132550345 Safari Books Online ISBN: 0132550377 / 9780132550376 Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH) Adobe Reader ISBN: 1587141647 / 9781587141645 ePub (Kindle and Sony Reader) ISBN: 1587141655 / 9781587141652 Safari Books Online ISBN: 158714168x /...