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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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IMS, Mozilla Partner on Digital Badges for Educ...

IMS, Mozilla Partner on Digital Badges for Educ... | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
IMS Global has unveiled its Digital Credentialing Initiative which aims to promote the adoption, integration and transferability of digital credentials in education and the workplace.
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Empowering Global Educators Through Digital Badges

Empowering Global Educators Through Digital Badges | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Digital badges and micro-credentials are generating a growing buzz in the education space. A digital badge is a visual representation of a skill or accomplishment—simple enough.
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Revamping the resume with digital badges | Wonderlic Blog

Revamping the resume with digital badges | Wonderlic Blog | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Revamping the resume with digital badges http://t.co/4oZLLvsG9P #edtech #openbadges #digitalbadges #CareerAdvice http://t.co/qbxJFO58x8
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ABC offers digital badges for members to showcase credentials

ABC offers digital badges for members to showcase credentials | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics announced it now offers digital badges at no cost for certified members to electronically communicate their certification and accomplishments.Through social media, emails, websites and electronic resumes, certifees can now communicate their capabilities and achievements by utilizing the digital badges, which are managed
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8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
The 8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic presents the usefulness of badges as indicators of skills learned inside or outside the classroom.
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Uber, Badging and Higher Ed | Technology and Learning @insidehighered

Uber, Badging and Higher Ed | Technology and Learning @insidehighered | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
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Micro-Credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners

Micro-Credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners | Digital Badges | 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 traditional measures.
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Why The Future Of Education Involves Badges | Edudemic

Why The Future Of Education Involves Badges | Edudemic | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Defined as a symbol of skill, quality or interest, Open Badges aren't only a hot topic, but are debated by critics as the latest threat to higher education.
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A Solution To The Massively Disengaged Workforce [Slide Deck]

A Solution To The Massively Disengaged Workforce [Slide Deck] | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
A Solution to the Disengaged Workforce from Vala Afshar



Several disturbing statistics are plaguing the work force. Worldwide, 200 million people are unemployed; the unemployment rate in the US alone is 6.1%, yet 4.7 million unfilled job open...
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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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Recognizing, Supporting, and Attracting Adult Learners with Digital Badges

Recognizing, Supporting, and Attracting Adult Learners with Digital Badges | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Recognizing, Supporting, and Attracting Adult Learners with Digital Badges http://t.co/5A1rhGclr7 @sealionlibrary
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Open Badges spec v1.1 Release

Open Badges spec v1.1 Release | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
I’m excited to share with you all the work we’ve been devoting ourselves to in the Badge Alliance Standard Working Group over the past several months. We are releasing the latest Open Badges v1.1...
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Open Badges | Joyce Seitzinger | TEDxRosalindParkED

Open Badges. Because learning is learning wherever it happens. Joyce Seitzinger is an education technologist and learning designer with 15 years experience ...
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Professional Examination Service Releases ProExam Vault 2.0

Professional Examination Service Releases ProExam Vault 2.0 | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) March 09, 2015 -- Expands and enhances industry-leading digital badging platform
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The Value Problem in Digital Badging - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

The Value Problem in Digital Badging
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Badges do carry evidence. But in practical terms, evidence takes time to assess, and time does not scale.
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Survey Shows Growth Of Open Badges | Totara LMS

Survey Shows Growth Of Open Badges | Totara LMS | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Survey Shows Growth Of Open Badges http://t.co/Okwf8OoSnp #digital
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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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Education Is Broken: Open Badges Might Be The Solution

Education Is Broken: Open Badges Might Be The Solution | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Pretty much anywhere you go today you can hear about the issues and challenges with our education system, especially in the United States. Whether it's our falling test scores, decreasing graduation rates, increased cost of education followed by increased debt, or just the fact that our education system seems outdated [...]
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