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New Partnership Will Provide Micro-Credentials to Teachers - T.H.E. Journal

New Partnership Will Provide Micro-Credentials to Teachers - T.H.E. Journal | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
BloomBoard will provide the technology platform for the micro-credentials that Digital Promise will identify and curate.
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Micro-Credentials: The Future of Professional Learning - Education Week (subscription) (blog)

Micro-Credentials: The Future of Professional Learning - Education Week (subscription) (blog) | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Like students, educators deserve a clear map of what they need to know and be able to do,
multiple ways to learn, and options for demonstrating mastery. In most cases we think progress will be marked with a stackable series of micro-credentials.
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The Role of Certifications and Badges in California's Workforce World - Fox and Hounds Daily

The Role of Certifications and Badges in California's Workforce World - Fox and Hounds Daily | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Within California's workforce world over the past few years, there is growing interest in training certifications, and more recently in training badges. Bo
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A Personal History of #OpenBadges in 50+ Articles (2013 to the Present)

A Personal History of #OpenBadges in 50+ Articles (2013 to the Present) | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Here is a personal history of #OpenBadges in 50+ articles from 2013 through the middle of 2015.

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Report Identifies Barriers to Adopting Alternative Credentials - Campus Technology

Report Identifies Barriers to Adopting Alternative Credentials - Campus Technology | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Despite the growing prominence of alternative credentials such as certificates, digital badges and endorsements, many institutions lack the strategic framework to define their value, according to higher education research and advisory firm...
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Digital badges allow students to validate their skills - PGH City Paper

Digital badges allow students to validate their skills - PGH City Paper | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
SATs, ACTs, GPAs, résumés, curriculum vitae. For prospective college students and recent college graduates, these measures of academic aptitude can mean the difference between attending...
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Digital Badges: Here are 3 Dynamic Reasons to Go Digital

Digital Badges: Here are 3 Dynamic Reasons to Go Digital | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
It’s easy to get the word out about your accomplishment to anyone and everyone with digital badges.
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Are Digital Badges a New Measurement of Mastery

Are Digital Badges a New Measurement of Mastery | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
In an LampD setting digital badges represent that a learner has demonstrated mastery of specific granular skills and competencies that are expected to improve future performance Badges can represent incremental learning and progress and they can also...
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Push in Pittsburgh aims to put digital badges on resumes of the future ... - Marcellus.com (press release)

Push in Pittsburgh aims to put digital badges on resumes of the future ... - Marcellus.com (press release) | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
For around $300, an engineer with a few years of network administration experience can take the Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching cer
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Digital Badges: A Hot Career Booster - Strategic Finance

Digital Badges: A Hot Career Booster - Strategic Finance | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Showcase your career skills and achievements on LinkedIn and other social media platforms.
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How to Make Micro-Credentials Matter - EdSurge

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Badges, certifications, skill identifiers--you've probably seen micro-credentials in one digital form or another. But how do we know whether they actually matter in the real world?
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Badges: A New Measure of Professional Development -- Campus Technology

Badges: A New Measure of Professional Development -- Campus Technology | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Some higher ed institutions are experimenting with digital badges as a way to encourage and document learning among faculty and staff.
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Building a Credentialing System that Reflects 21st-Century Education and ... - Benzinga

KnowledgeWorks releases paper exploring possibilities for the future of credentialing.
Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 27, 2015

In a world of high school diplomas, college degrees...
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So You Want to Drive Instruction With Digital Badges? Start With the Teachers (EdSurge News)

So You Want to Drive Instruction With Digital Badges? Start With the Teachers (EdSurge News) | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
You can’t have a conversation about the future of public education these days without some mention of digital learning. And when you talk about digital learning, the discussion often turns to badging.
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IBM Open Badge Program: Leading the way in IT nanocredentials

The future of IT credentials is about to change, and IBM is leading the way with the IBM Open Badge Program. "Nanocredentials" for resume-worthy activity.
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Helping Kids Earn Credentials: Digital Badges for Out-of-School Time Learning - Youth Today

Helping Kids Earn Credentials: Digital Badges for Out-of-School Time Learning - Youth Today | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
The idea of badges is not new: Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts have offered them for years. Digital badges, however, are posted online by a third party for viewing by potential employers, college admissions officers and others.
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How to Make Micro-Credentials Matter - EdSurge

How to Make Micro-Credentials Matter - EdSurge | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Badges, certifications, skill identifiers--you’ve probably seen micro-credentials in one digital form or another. But how do we know whether they actually matter in the real world?
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Empowering Global Educators Through Digital Badges

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Chelsea Waite from Digital Promise and Julie Keane from VIF Education describe why digital badges represent a unique opportunity for global educators.
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3 tips for alternative credentialing - eCampus News

3 tips for alternative credentialing - eCampus News | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Institutions of higher education can take steps to strengthen their alternative credentialing options and attract adult learners to their programs.
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Using Digital Badges as Stackable Career Credentials

Using Digital Badges as Stackable Career Credentials | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Digital badges can be used by professionals to instantly display the skills and competencies they have acquired from professional development opportunities Herersquos how to use digital badges as stackable credentials in the workplace...
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Digital Badges on Resumes and College Applicati...

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by James Willis In a recent article, "Where Badges Work Better," we noted the difficulty in getting organizations to value badges.
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Pairing E-Portfolios With Badges To Document Informal Learning -- Campus Technology

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

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Michigan State University Extension | Digital Badging Series

Michigan State University Extension | Digital Badging Series | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Jacob Dedecker, an academic specialist at MSU, began a series on digital badges in August 2014. Five parts of the series have been published so far - take a look at the topics covered in the excerpts...
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4 Benefits To Using Badges In Online Learning - eLearning Industry

4 Benefits To Using Badges In Online Learning - eLearning Industry | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
There are several benefits to Using Badges in Online Learning such as greater autonomy for students and greater levels of feedback.

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I love badges, I want to give badges for intermediate level skills...I've been working on credly creating and getting badges.

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Tech Tip: Digital badges aren’t gold stars for the Web | SmartBlogs

Tech Tip: Digital badges aren’t gold stars for the Web | SmartBlogs | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
A national conversation has been brewing on the topic of alternative digital credentials. The media and members of the education community often use the sh
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