24 avril 2017

Scaffolding in Microlearning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Scaffolding in Microlearning
Christy Tucker, Experiencing E-Learning, 2017/04/13
The interesting part of this post occurs when Christy Tucker says "Maybe you don’t need to scaffold within a microlearning module. Maybe the microlearning itself is the scaffolding." More...

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21 avril 2017

Microlearning: What It Is Not and What It Should Be

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Microlearning: What It Is Not and What It Should Be
Alexander Salas, Learning Solutions, 2017/03/15
'Microlearning' is one of those terms that is becoming increasingly vague with use and popularity. According to this article, "the term 'microlearning' was coined by the Research Studios Austria as "learning in small steps," and it has been heavily popularized due to most of its interventions being Web 2.0 friendly." It is not itself a theory but can be associated with cognitive load theory (CLT). More...

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17 avril 2017

Montée en puissance des badges en Europe

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Depuis la déclaration de Bologne pour une architecture ouverte de reconnaissance des apprentissages tout au long de la vie, soutenue par un ensemble d’experts, d’organisations et d’individus du monde de l’éducation, de la formation, de l’entreprise et du monde social et humanitaire, dans tous les pays européens des initiatives sont prises autour de la mise en place de la reconnaissance des acquis par les badges. A titre d’illustration de cette actualité européenne allant dans le sens de l’émergence de pratiques nouvelles d’Apprenance, nous vous proposons un zoom sur l’opération territoriale "BADGEONS LA NORMANDIE". Voir l'article...

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28 janvier 2017

New Partnership enables colleges and universities to create and award digital badges

eCampus NewsBy Contributor. Digital credential pioneer Credly, in partnership with Canvas, the learning management system (LMS) by Instructure, announced the launch of a new application that enables education providers to award digital badges to students as they master critical skills or competencies within courses or training programs. More...

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29 décembre 2016

Data Faulty but Badge Remains

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Figures Simmons provided U.S. News about a nursing program were so wrong it was declared "unranked," but the college kept badge of honor on its website. Read more...

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04 décembre 2016

Udacity launches web design pipeline for nanodegree grads

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. For-profit online learning company Udacity this week announced the formation of Udacity Blitz, a web development job trial company that pairs corporations seeking mobile design with nanodegree graduates with skills matching their assignment needs. More...

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13 novembre 2016

Recommended Reading: “Why Udacity and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students”

By . In his recent article in EdSurge, Jeff Young (formerly of the Chronicle) profiles an emerging fringe world of post-secondary education where “Nanodegrees,” “MicroMasters,” and “MicroDegrees” are proliferating. More...

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12 novembre 2016

Is higher ed finding its ideal in micro-master’s?

eCampus NewsBy Jeremy Cunningham. Relevancy within post-grad careers just became as easy as a 5-course plan called a micro-master's. More...

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21 octobre 2016

Digital Badges and Academic Transformation

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. It seems that digital badges are everywhere these days: in fitness apps, on social networking websites, and in company loyalty programs. In higher education, they’re taking the form of microcredentials, representing successful completion of a variety of learning experiences inside and outside of the traditional for-credit course. More...

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Will MicroMasters add value to growing interest in advanced degrees?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Colleges and universities throughout the country have entered an agreement with EdX to offer MicroMasters: small-scale credentialing programs that can be completed in months and can apply earned credit towards a master’s degree. More...

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