21 août 2019

With badges, colleges take a hard look at teaching soft skills

Techno-News BlogEmployer demand for new hires with skills like critical thinking and communication has pushed colleges to find ways to show that students have those abilities. More...

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05 juillet 2019

Les open badges : une modalité de reconnaissance des compétences

Logo cap-métiersLes open badges (badges ouverts) répondent à un enjeu majeur pour la personne : la valorisation de ses compétences. Ils permettent de rendre visibles les apprentissages informels acquis dans des situations variées : formation, travail ou vie quotidienne, mais aussi les engagements, les valeurs et les aspirations. Plus...

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03 juillet 2019

From badges to performance reviews, here’s how colleges are reinventing the Work-Study job

Techno-News BlogOne idea comes from Chicago-based education technology firm Parker Dewey. Its online platform features a directory of short-term micro-internships that give students between five and 40 hours of paid experience in work such as content creation, candidate sourcing, market research and lead generation. More...

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02 juillet 2019

"Badgeons les Pays de la Loire" pour reconnaître les savoirs informels

Orientation Pays de la LoireInitié par la Direction régionale de l’alimentation, de l’agriculture et de la forêt (Draaf), le réseau "Badgeons les Pays de la Loire" a pour objectif de promouvoir le développement des badges numériques (ou "open badges") pour reconnaître les apprentissages informels. Plus...

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15 juin 2019

4 lessons learned from a successful badging initiative

eCampus NewsIn Colorado, digital badging is on the rise. The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) has built badging initiatives around technical math, advanced manufacturing, and healthcare and the badges are working. In fact, the system currently offers more than 85 badges. More...

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09 avril 2019

Hollywood Creates Boy Scout Merit Badge on Copyright

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Hollywood Creates Boy Scout Merit Badge on Copyright
Propaganda with a capital P. One by one, our social institutions are being subverted by the copyright industry. That it's this easy to do should be sufficient to give people pause. More...

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31 mars 2019

A new era of microcredentials and experiential learning

Techno-News Blog At Northeastern University’s Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy in the United States, we recently conducted a survey of 750 hiring leaders in the United States – across all sectors and organisational sizes. More...

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20 mars 2019

Can Digital ‘Badges’ and ‘Nanodegrees’ Protect Job Seekers From a First-Round Knockout?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Can Digital ‘Badges’ and ‘Nanodegrees’ Protect Job Seekers From a First-Round Knockout?
Steve Kolowich, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2014/12/01
This is a bit of a twist on the Chronicle's anti-technology bias: alternative credentials, such as badges, are not useful because robots do most of the hiring anyways, and they only look at the name of the institution and the degree. More...

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28 février 2019

Lancement d’un réseau régional autour des Open badges (Badges Ouverts à Tous)

Logo cap-métiersLe 13 février 2019, à l'occasion de la journée open badge, organisée à l'atelier Canopé de Poitiers, le réseau Badges ouverts à tous (B.O.A.T) - Reconnaître en Nouvelle-Aquitaine a été officiellement lancé. Plus...

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13 février 2019

Kirkpatrick and Open Badges: Can do better!

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Kirkpatrick and Open Badges: Can do better!
Serge Ravet, Learning Futures, 2018/10/05
This is a nice blending of Kirkpatrick levels of course assessment and open badges. It begins as a criticism of Kirkpatrick's use of badges ("I find it outstanding that after a mere 3-hour training, participants receive a badge specifying that they are able, among other things, to 'plan and deliver training programs with business value in mind.'"). More...

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