04 juin 2018

Introducing Badgr Pathways

Introducing Badgr Pathways
Concentric Sky, 2018/05/02

I think this was probably a necessary step in the development of a badge infrastructure. The idea of Pathways is that badges can be combined (some say 'stacked', as in 'stackable credentials') to add up to higher-level credentials. More...

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30 mai 2018

Suite of 8 digital badges highlights 21st-century skills

eCampus NewsThe 21st Century Skills Badges initiative, from Education Design Lab, is based on three years of research, design, and pilots and offers a suite of eight digital badges, often called microcredentials, along with a facilitator’s toolkit, to help educators and employers understand the skills students have cultivated. More...

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24 avril 2018

How to do micro-credentialing and digital badging the right way

eCampus NewsIn the ongoing hunt to develop better metrics to identify the most desirable candidates, employers are looking for institutions that showcase transferable (and often non-academic) skills. More...

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04 avril 2018

IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Open Badges 2.0 Certifications

IMS Global Learning Consortium Announces Open Badges 2.0 Certifications
IMS Global, 2018/03/22
This post from late February was referenced today in an email dfrom Rob Abel to IMS members updating them on the status of open badges patents. More...

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24 mars 2018

Northeastern University Launches Micro Credential Program in Computer Science

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Northeastern University has created a new Micro Credential program for working professionals in California’s Bay Area looking to hone their skills in computer science. More...

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18 mars 2018

Bilan des contrôles effectués pendant les fêtes de fin d’année

De novembre 2017 à janvier 2018 s’est déroulé "l’opération fin d’année (OFA)" dans les Hauts-de-France. Cette action renforce traditionnellement les contrôles durant la période de forte activité commerciale qui entoure les fêtes de fin d’année. Elle concerne autant la protection économique des consommateurs que leur sécurité. Plus...

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16 mars 2018

Peering Deep into Future of Educational Credentialing

Peering Deep into Future of Educational Credentialing
Doug Belshaw, DMLcentral, 2015/04/02
Is an educational credential like a type of money? That's the core thought behind Doug Belshaws post that challenges traditional thinking on things like badges. More...

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05 mars 2018

Badges? We Don’t Need No Stinking Preprint Badges!

Badges? We Don’t Need No Stinking Preprint Badges!
Phil Davis, The Scholarly Kitchen, 2018/02/15
To date when people have talked about badges they've talked about badges as something people earn. But what about artifacts, like academic articles? It makes sense. Badges would function a bit like awards (the way films are labled with the 'Palm d'Or badge') or a bit like certification (as in the Good Housekeeping 'Seal of Approval'). More...

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04 mars 2018

Nouvelle réflexion sur les modèles économiques des MOOC

http://blog.educpros.fr/matthieu-cisel/files/2013/04/cropped-earth.jpgBlog Educpros de Matthieu Cisel. Le modèle de la vente de certificats, longtemps considéré comme le plus prometteur, est probablement mis à mal par la difficulté à générer des volumes de ventes suffisants pour assurer une pérennité économique. Plus...

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19 février 2018

EdX Quietly Developing ‘MicroBachelors’ Program

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. In December, edX won a $700,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation to support the MicroBachelors effort with the organization’s university partners. Officials from edX declined to talk about the project, saying only that it is in the early stages. More...

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