10 avril 2017

Blockchain: Letting Students Own Their Credentials

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Very soon this nascent technology could securely enable registrars to help students verify credentials without the hassle of ordering copies of transcripts. While truth may seem evasive on many fronts, a joint academic and industry effort is underway to codify it for credentialing. More...

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Credentialing remains a slow-growing process for higher ed

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Credentialing and competency-based education models remain a relatively-small part of the matriculation process at most colleges and universities, but a new study suggests new ways institutions can more efficiently gauge prior learning and capacity in high-level subject matters. More...

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21 février 2017

Du mieux annoncé pour la consommation des crédits de l’IAE

http://alternatives-economiques.fr/blogs/abherve/files/abherve.jpgSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Le Ministère du travail, de l’emploi, de la formation professionnelle et du dialogue social vient de donner une réponse à plusieurs questions écrites posées entre juillet et novembre 2016 par des sénateurs de différents bords politiques concernant la “Sous-consommation des crédits de l’insertion par l’activité économique“. Voir l'article...

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25 janvier 2017

The Credentials Revolution

By Steven Mintz. Certificates or industry certifications are no longer just for those with only a high school degree. Growing numbers of students at four-year institutions and post-bacs are acquiring certificates, badges, MicroMasters, and nanodegrees – often at great expense – to upgrade their skills, enter a new field, or bolster their competitiveness in the job market. Read more...

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13 novembre 2016

Shifts in Credentialling

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. The complaints about credentials basically come in two categories.  The first has to do with what I call the “chunking” of credentials.  At the moment, we essentially have two sets of building blocks: “Credits” (or “courses”) and degrees. More...

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12 novembre 2016

Blockchain-based credentials may catapult credentialing movement

eCampus NewsBy Meris Stansbury. Leaders from Learning Machine, MIT Media Lab, and Carnegie Mellon University engaged in a groundbreaking conversation with a packed house of EdTech vendors and education leaders at the annual EDUCAUSE conference. More...

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27 septembre 2016

Why It’s Time to Disrupt Higher Education by Separating Learning From Credentialing

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. This paper argues that the federal government should spur reform by promoting alternatives to traditional college diplomas that allow individuals to more effectively demonstrate educational mastery to prospective employers. More...

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07 septembre 2016

The Right Credential for the Right Student at the Right Time

https://aceducationblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cropped-higheredtoday_665x135_final.jpegToday’s economy and society depend on increasingly higher levels of knowledge and the ability to evolve rapidly and adapt to changing circumstances. Credentials have proliferated to meet the diverse needs of our 21st century knowledge economy, including not only degrees, but also certificates, professional/industry certifications, licensures and badges. More...

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31 août 2016

New CTE bill creates routes to credentialing

eCampus NewsBy . Dual and concurrent enrollment opportunities expand options for students in CTE. More...

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6 reforms that will move “credentialing” away from “learning”

eCampus NewsBy . The federal government should adopt policies that separate learning from credentialing to help individuals more effectively demonstrate educational mastery to prospective employers, asserts a tech policy think tank in a new analysis. More...

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