badges as valid c...
Follow
Find
322 views | +0 today
badges as valid credentials
Badges as respected resume, C.V. credentials, professional development... or meaningless drivel?
Curated by Holly Dilatush
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Badges (Are they / Should they be accepted as valid credentials?) - Learn English With A WorldWide Perspective

Badges (Are they / Should they be accepted as valid credentials?) - Learn English With A WorldWide Perspective | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
and these two articles 1. Columbia Chronicle article  and  2. The Chronicle of Higher Education article are the basis for three lessons I've generated and c…...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Micro-Credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners

Micro-Credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Krista Moroder, a project manager with the non-profit Digital Promise, makes a case for micro-credentials in an educational landscape that encourages non-traditional learning for students while still evaluating teachers' PD by...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Web-based credential registry to be first of its kind - Daily Egyptian: News - Daily Egyptian

Web-based credential registry to be first of its kind - Daily Egyptian: News - Daily Egyptian | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Finding a job requirement or potential employee will soon just be a click away.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Colorado's community colleges put a badge on workforce development - Denver Business Journal

Colorado's community colleges put a badge on workforce development - Denver Business Journal | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
A new system allows students to obtain "badges" that will give them the types of skills specifically needed by an industry.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Model Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE) - National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification

Model Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE) - National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Holly Dilatush's insight:

Could there be a 'badge' for this?                                            

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

How Open Badges scaffold a better learning design and improve ePortfolio management - Patric Lougheed

How Open Badges scaffold a better learning design and improve ePortfolio management - Patric Lougheed | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Presentation by Dominique-Alain Jan on How Open Badges scaffold a better learning design and improve ePortfolio management at Mahara Hui on 9 April 2015.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

This Is How to Stand Out on LinkedIn

This Is How to Stand Out on LinkedIn | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Your picture is professional. Your headline is catchy and succinct. Your résumé is up to date. Your LinkedIn profile is perfect. Or is it? The video above showcases eight quick tips to optimize your profile, increasing the likelihood of getting connected, noticed, and hired.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Open Badges Pilot at #CUE15

This is a quick tutorial for joining the CUE Inc. learning group in Badge List. I'm issuing digital badges or micro-credentials for participation in the 2015 CUE Annual Conference.
Holly Dilatush's insight:

Were you a participant in this?  Might you plan a similar experiment?  We need more of this to 'test the waters' and move toward broader acceptance of the idea, the merit of, the reliability of, digital badges. Universities, employers, employees, recruiters, parents, interviewers, interviewees, all stakeholders... 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

If B.A.’s Can’t Lead Graduates to Jobs, Can Badges Do the Trick?

If B.A.’s Can’t Lead Graduates to Jobs, Can Badges Do the Trick? | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
A group of universities in the Washington area are betting that the certifications will help convince employers that students are picking up essential skills for the workplace.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education | Edudemic | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
                                         How do you motivate students who don't care about grades? You take a turn with badges in education and see how different results can come about.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

5 Things Employers Want From You (Including Basic Language Skills) - MainStreet

5 Things Employers Want From You (Including Basic Language Skills) - MainStreet | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Around one in five looking to hire to handle what they expect to be bigger workloads in the new year. Are you ready to be hired?
Holly Dilatush's insight:

Show your strengths in badges?  How?  Is creativity in resumes / portfolios the way to go (for you? for your profession?)

Why or why not? 

 

Is now the time?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Three trends that will influence Learning and T...

Three trends that will influence Learning and T... | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
There is no shortage of predictions for the upcoming year of 2015. Micro-credentials, digital wearables and mobile learning are just a few of the many. Yet predictions are notorious for misleading and even wildly inaccurate assurances.
Holly Dilatush's insight:

Note #1 and think about how specialized badges as credentials may grow in acceptance, too.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Pairing E-Portfolios With Badges To Document Informal Learning -- Campus Technology

Pairing E-Portfolios With Badges To Document Informal Learning -- Campus Technology | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
In order to support the recognition of co-curricular and integrative learning, the University of Notre Dame came up with a campuswide strategy to integrate digital badges in students' e-portfolios.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Educator Micro-credentials

Educator Micro-credentials | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
RT @DigitalPromise: Not sure how educator micro-credentials work? Learn more on our website: http://t.co/lMlHXVtx7R #TEACH15
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

A New Way To Recognize and Support New Learning - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

A New Way To Recognize and Support New Learning - Education Week (subscription) (blog) | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Educator microcredentials offer a way to identify, capture, recognize, and share the best practices of America's educators continuously.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

21st Century Skills Badging Challenge | Education Design Lab

21st Century Skills Badging Challenge | Education Design Lab | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
How might we capture learning beyond the traditional transcript in ways that are meaningful to employers? A badging design challenge.
Holly Dilatush's insight:

Four Cs:  critical thinking, communication, creativity, collaboration:  can these be 'badged'?                                                               

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Holly Dilatush from Digital Delights
Scoop.it!

How could Open Badges Transform ePortfolio Practices and Technologies…

Looking at the history of ePortfolio practice and technologies over the last 10 years, one is entitled in asking: what has changed? Is the ePortfolio technolog…

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
more...
Sigi Jakob's curator insight, June 13, 3:34 PM

Still valid today even though a year old presentation, especially as Open Badges have become the buzzword in education.

WeLearning's curator insight, June 14, 11:32 AM

La importancia de los badges

Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Six Ways to Look at Badging Systems Designed for Learning | Online Leadership Program

Six Ways to Look at Badging Systems Designed for Learning | Online Leadership Program | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Open Credentials

Open Credentials | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Holly Dilatush's insight:

a new twist                                                                                      

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Badges for Learning Research

Badges for Learning Research | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
What is the current state of research on recognition and accreditation systems for informal and interest-driven learning?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Digital badges to be used to check CVs - Brodies LLP Legal Resource Area

Digital badges to be used to check CVs - Brodies LLP Legal Resource Area | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
A little white lie never hurt anyone…right? Bumping up a 2:1 to a first on your CV may seem harmless on the face of it, but can backfire quickly – causing embarrassment for both employee and employer at the very least.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

What can we learn from the badging movement?

What can we learn from the badging movement? | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
The digital badge buzz got started when U. S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called them “a game-changing strategy” that could trigger “a quantum leap forward in education reform.” Badges?
Holly Dilatush's insight:

                                              ponder...                                               

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

The Infographic Resume: Pros, Cons and How-To - Small Business Trends

The Infographic Resume: Pros, Cons and How-To - Small Business Trends | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Pictures are not only worth a thousand words, they can also help you get a job. Visual content i...
Holly Dilatush's insight:

a row of badges, anyone? 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Holly Dilatush
Scoop.it!

Digital badges need mass to matter

Digital badges need mass to matter | badges as valid credentials | Scoop.it
Representing credentials -- whether it's in education or the workplace -- as digital "open" badges is slowly gaining traction. But what the heck is an open badge? And why does it matter? Over at Ed...
more...
No comment yet.