27 octobre 2019

Group's Count of Credentials Doubles

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The report "Counting U.S. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials" was published today by Credential Engine, a nonprofit group. The analysis is based on research conducted by the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness and the George Washington University Institute of Public Policy. More...

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24 octobre 2019

Why Western Governors U thinks microcredentials are the path to degrees

Techno-News BlogProjections that the pool of traditional students will shrink, wariness of continued tuition increases and limited growth in state support for higher education are prompting institutions to shake things up. More...

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How the Value of Educational Credentials Is and Isn’t Changing

Techno-News BlogA revolution in credentialing appeared underway, with colleges’ core product — the traditional degree — about to be swept aside by digital substitutes and disruptive start-up companies. More...

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Counting U.S. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials

Techno-News BlogUnfortunately, we still know very little about the full range of credentials offered across the country and their current—and potential—impact on economic mobility. More...

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23 octobre 2019

What are Digital Credentials and What Do They Mean for Education?

Techno-News BlogDigital credentials can be found in a variety of places. In educational games, a learner may get a badge after reaching a certain level or mastering a certain skill within the game. In the workforce, a digital badge certifies that a person has taken a professional development course and demonstrated mastery of a set of related skills. More...

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A Guide to Digital Credentialing

Techno-News BlogOver the last several years, the number of universities, educational platforms and other institutions who have gotten into digital credentialing has grown. Digital credentialing may appear to be confusing at first glance. What is a digital badge? Is it different from a digital credential? How do institutions issue digital credentials? Let ́s first take a look at some of the basic terms related to digital credentialing. More...

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18 octobre 2019

Alternative digital credentials will transform higher ed within five years says UC Irvine dean

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Alternative digital credentials will transform higher ed within five years says UC Irvine dean
Betsy Foresman, EdScoop, 2019/02/20
This prediction may be confounded by the non-cooperation of educational institutions. While they will face a lot of pressure to standardize certification, surely they can see what happens if they do. "They 'unbundle' learning acquisition and verification. To earn an ADC, an individual only has to demonstrate mastery of a skill and does not need to satisfy course requirements." But these institutions might not have a choice if alternative digital credentials (ADC) are independently developed and adopted. More...

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14 septembre 2019

Les CCI veulent éviter une baisse supplémentaire des crédits

C2RP Carif-Oref Hauts-de-FranceLes 129 établissements consulaires, qui voient leurs recettes fiscales reculer de 100 millions par an, disent être entrés de plain-pied dans la réforme exigée par le gouvernement. Plus...

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21 août 2019

Take a peek at the research behind educator micro-credentials

Techno-News BlogA growing consensus recognizes educator micro-credentials as promising new professional learning resources.  Educator micro-credentials are gaining more mainstream acceptance, but it’s important to ensure the process surrounding micro-credentials is grounded in rigorous research, according to a new whitepaper from Digital Promise. More...

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20 août 2019

The Playbook: 30 Solutions to Promote Faster Credentials

Techno-News BlogIn our current postsecondary system, credentials often don’t build on one another, or “stack.” This makes it difficult for people to pursue their education in smaller, more manageable pieces over time and then stack those pieces—that is, combine multiple short-term credentials into a larger credential (like an associate’s degree). More...

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