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Answering your questions about Open Badges

Answering your questions about Open Badges | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Answers to some common questions about the OBI.
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grainnehamilton's curator insight, May 14, 2013 3:56 AM

Doug Belshaw provides a helpful breakdown and answers to the questions I am probably asked most in relation to Open Badges. 

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New Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials Validate Online Learning

New Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials Validate Online Learning | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Digital badges and micro-credentials allow online students to break away from the "start here and end here" approach to education.
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Trying to wrap your head around digital badges? This article uses the prefect descriptor: Validated. 

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MBA Digital Badges

MBA Digital Badges | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Proof-of-Learning for resumes, portfolios, digital media Coming for the 14-15 school year: New, portable MBA Digital Badges make it easy for yo...
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Badges: Bridging the Gap between Higher Ed and the Workforce

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Deb Everhart, Solutions Strategy Director at Blackboard, looks at how digital badges can help match graduates with employers.
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Exploring the Role of Credentials Versus Degrees - US News

Exploring the Role of Credentials Versus Degrees - US News | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Will digital badges and certificates replace traditional degrees? (Exploring the Role of Credentials Versus Degrees: Will digital badges and certificates replace traditional degrees?
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re-mediating assessment: AERA 2014 Sessions on Digital Badges

re-mediating assessment: AERA 2014 Sessions on Digital Badges | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
by Christine Chow Several of my colleagues in the world of open digital badges are heading to the AERA conference April 4-6 in Philadelphia. It looks like there's a great program of sessions lined up, including some ...
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Digital Badges Are Clearing the Final Hurdles for Disruption | Extreme Networks

Digital Badges Are Clearing the Final Hurdles for Disruption | Extreme Networks | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
If you have been following our blog series on digital badges you are familiar with the concept of digital badges and how they are beginning to realize their (Digital Badges Are Clearing the Final Hurdles for Disruption | Extreme Networks:
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Donella Marie Muzik's curator insight, June 19, 8:20 AM

Nice summary of some of the obstacles to using digital badges to document/acknowledge learning — as well as encouraging notes about the progress toward wider awareness and acceptance. Don't forget to click the link in the blog to answer a survey about badges and enter to win an iPad mini. Shameless, we know ;)

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Open Badging, YouTube, and Credentialing | Sunanda Vaidheesh

Open Badging, YouTube, and Credentialing | Sunanda Vaidheesh | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Particularly, when that credential is means for employment and other future prospects, suddenly, there is the potential to shake-up the stranglehold of power that higher education institutions have held over certifying young ...
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Can Digital Badges Help Find New Pathways to Co...

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Can Digital Badges Help Find New Pathways to College and Career Success? http://t.co/DqlzYhiyfA (Can Digital Badges Help Find New Pathways to College and Career Success? | Remake...
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WordPress › OpenBadges.me Open Badges designer « WordPress Plugins

Great Plugin for designing your digital badges in Wordpress http://t.co/GlN4RtyVyT
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ETS Links Badges to New Assessments | Inside Higher Ed

ETS Links Badges to New Assessments | Inside Higher Ed | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
The $10,000 Question: Will employers value digital badges? ETS Links Badges to New Assessments http://t.co/MwehZ7mfBe @insidehighered
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History of Badge / Micro-Credentialing Timeline

History of Badge / Micro-Credentialing Timeline | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
This history of digital badges / micro-credentialing (Check out "History of Badge / Micro-Credentialing" on @dipity. http://t.co/KtivlgkI2E)
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Recognizing, Supporting, and Attracting Adult L...

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Recognizing, Supporting, and Attracting Adult Learners with Digital Badges on EdTech Tools curated by Patty Ball (Recognizing, Supporting, and Attracting Adult Learners with Digital Badges http://t.co/LaTPLfVlkZ)...
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Groundbreaking Digital Badge System at UC-Davis - EdBizWatch

Groundbreaking Digital Badge System at UC-Davis - EdBizWatch | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
The badges are no threat to the UCD degrees. They document experiential learning. Badging From Within, Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed (Interesting!
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Re-mediating assessment: Digital Badges as “Tra...

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The MacArthur Foundation's Badges for Lifelong Learning competition generated immense interest in using digital badges to motivate and acknowledge informal and formal learning.
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Three ways digital badges are used in education | eSchool News | eSchool News

Three ways digital badges are used in education | eSchool News | eSchool News | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
As schools progress to include online and on-campus courses, digital badges are well-suited to meet the needs of new education models.
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Digital Badges Have Revolutionary Potential

Digital Badges Have Revolutionary Potential | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
The digital badges that will be used in the Los Angeles summer learning program have revolutionary potential to extend learning, and what counts as learning. (Could be the sly disruption in ed reform.
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Will Your Assessment Scheme Include Digital Badges?

Will Your Assessment Scheme Include Digital Badges? | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Here's a high level overview of how Digital Badges might be used in your class (that link is worth clicking): As I begin to plan for a new school year or semester I like to start with the end in mind.
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Digital badging, e-portfolios and alternative credentialing - Innovation: Education

Digital badging, e-portfolios and alternative credentialing - Innovation: Education | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Susan Hennessey discusses the current and future possibilities of digital badging, e-portfolios and alternative credentialing, with Badgestack and BadgeOS.
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Ten trends shaping corporate training and development - CCH

Ten trends shaping corporate training and development CCH The top competencies for global leadership development are change management, ability to influence and build coalitions, and critical thinking and problem solving.
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ATP 2014: Digitization of Credentialing and Open Badges

Credentials in education and the workplace are going digital -- from transcripts to certifications. And the technology is enabling new types of credentials. ...
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Digital Badges Need Mass to Matter (EdSurge News)

Digital Badges Need Mass to Matter (EdSurge News) | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Parts of the edtech world are abuzz about “open” digital badges.

But despite the excitement about, and real potential of, these intelligent graphics in education they will need more than current passion or even eventual ubiquity to succeed. They will need to mean something to more than just those
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Nice "state of the union" article by Frank Catalano.

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Brief: ETS Introduces New Digital Badges for Learning-Outcome Assessments - Campus Technology

Brief: ETS Introduces New Digital Badges for Learning-Outcome Assessments - Campus Technology | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Brief: ETS Introduces New Digital Badges for Learning-Outcome Assessments Campus Technology Educational Testing Service (ETS) is now offering digital badges for students who demonstrate specific learning outcomes on the ETS Proficiency Profile and...
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The Man Behind the Badges

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Technology Officer Cem Gokmen talks about badge development at O-MUN (RT @onlinemun: Digital Badges come to THIMUN Qatar, an MUN first. Tech Officer Cem Gökmen explains.
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Digital Badges, a New Currency for Professional Credentials - YouTube

Deb Everhart, director of integration strategy at Blackboard, previews her upcoming EDUCAUSE InnovaTED session on digital badges (Digital Badges, a New Currency for Professional Credentials: http://t.co/irrEgjXkim...
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U.S. Census Bureau Releases First-Ever Report on Measuring Alternative Educational Credentials | Department of Commerce

U.S. Census Bureau Releases First-Ever Report on Measuring Alternative Educational Credentials | Department of Commerce | Digital Badges and Professional Credentialing | Scoop.it
Commerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce (.@USCensusBureau Releases First-Ever Report on Measuring Alternative Educational Credentials http://t.co/ByaLnRluv3...
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