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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15 février 2018

Building a trusted skills network in the humanitarian sector with Open Badges

Building a trusted skills network in the humanitarian sector with Open Badges
Don Presant, Open Badge Factory, 2018/01/12
This post looks at the issue of accrediting people who work in the humanitarian sector but who receive only informal training through workshops and on the ground experience. It's a way of helping people affected by crises play a bigger part in responses. It's a problem identified by ALNAP, a global network of aid providers. More...

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Repository for Prior Art for Digital Credentials and Open Badges - Patents or Applications

Repository for Prior Art for Digital Credentials and Open Badges - Patents or Applications
IMS Global, 2018/01/11
From IMS today: "it has become known that one or more patents or patent applications have been filed that relate to the issuance, management, and display of digital credentials including Open Badges... IMS is making this location available to accumulate prior art—documented records or examples of designs and implementations of ideas similar to those described in a patent or application." More...

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26 janvier 2018

5 key steps in developing a system for digital credentials

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. A new field guide for community college and university leaders outlines five key strategies to help institutions develop a system for digital credentials. More...

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