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The chatter around the need to improve education in the U.S. has been going on for decades, but it looks like something is finally going to happen. Why? Because the business model of higher education is truly under attack.
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This annotated bibliography is a first step toward organizing literature about digital badges, open badges and badge systems.
The presentation provides an introduction to the Open badges concept - working from the basic concept of badges, then digital badges and final open digital b...
Check out the brand new badge pages on the web! You can now see progress bars on unearned badges and more! pic.twitter.com/2sbXQE42OB
anyone out there collecting these beer #badges?
Over the weekend, Mozilla launched Mozilla Webmaker Badges to
#digitalliteracy badges - nice idea to use in the classroom
this HASTAC curated collection of literature is a great resource for those of us seeking, searching and researching.
Within Wikipedia, three types of “achievements” can get recognition.
Interview - Martin Bean, Vice-Chancellor, Open University UK. MOOCs: What we have learned, emerging themes and what next Senate House, University of London W...
The global labour market is out of balance and under skilled.
Interview with Professor Jenny Hamilton, Director, University of London Undergraduate Laws Programme. MOOCs: What we have learned, emerging themes and what next Senate House, University of...
Session 3 - Emerging themes. Professor Stephen Brown, Professor of Learning Technologies, De Montfort University. MOOCs: What we have learned, emerging themes and what next Senate House, Universit...
Surprising data from the first wave of massive open online courses show most students are male, educated and living in a developed country ('Surprising data from first wave of #MOOCs show most students are male, educated & living in a developed...
Adapt to online learning or become obsolete University World News However as flagged in the recent Open University Innovating Pedagogy 2013 research report, MOOCs have a powerful and unique role to play in bringing together other online pedagogical...
Massive open online courses make college degrees more affordable. Does that make them a threat to campus life? Three academics exchange their views on MOOCs and the future of higher education in the U.S.
Our economy is faced with a debilitating paradox. Unemployment in the US stands at 6.7%, yet almost 4 million jobs remain unfilled. While some of these jobs may
Great read - check out the Cons and the Snapshot of Digital Badge Acceptance
The concept of digital badges, as an important means to motivate and reward achievement, is appearing in industries ranging from education all the way to
TheBlaze.com U.K. Scout Association Launches 'Baffling' New Merit Badges TheBlaze.com The Scout Association, the largest scouting organization in the U.K., has released new merit badges that it says will create “fun and adventure” for its members.
What is the current state of research on recognition and accreditation systems for informal and interest-driven learning?
this is a great collection of curated topics on badges for learning The research is fresh, exciting and the blog entires are always worth a read and re-read.
Digital badge initiatives at colleges and universities across the country are challenging assumptions about learning and assessment.
Off to talk more with Bill Wisser at Harvard GSE in a couple of weeks!
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Claudia Reuter, founder and CEO of SchoolChapters, which produces the Pruvalu electronic portfolio. Reuter talks with Rodney B.
But what do MOOCs look like from the students' point of view – the users? Considering that typically 85% of students drop out, it would be useful to find out how they experience MOOCs. As of fall 2013, no substantive studies ...
Session 5 - A view from Coursera. Professor Jeff Haywood, Vice Principal Knowledge Management, University of Edinburgh. MOOCs: What we have learned, emerging...
Session 6 -- Closing statement and responses. Simon Nelson, CEO, Future Learn. MOOCs: What we have learned, emerging themes and what next Senate House, Unive...
Credly is the universal way to recognize, share and celebrate achievement in any setting. Give and earn credit, credentials, or digital badges that matter.
what are badges looking like in k-12 portfolios?