Group of seven major universities seeks to offer online microcredentials Inside Higher Ed Taken together, those pieces would stack into some sort of microcredential, badge, nanodegree or whatever term takes hold.
New forms of education require new types of credentials. But what does it mean when job applicants put digital badges on their resumes or when an employee earns a verified certificate from a free online course?
Curate, credential and carry forward digital learning evidence is a strategic commissioned grant at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia that partners Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia with @AAEEBL, CRA, @HASTAC, @Mozilla,...
Credentialism is often described as the over-emphasis of credentials in society, impacting access to employment, social mobility, and overall social status. With growing interest in nano-diplomas, micro-credentials, the idea of ...
The Future of Higher Education Inside Higher Ed (blog) With a number of leading for-profits beset by legal and financial woes, enrollment in online education leveling off, and MOOCs off the front pages, one might reasonably conclude that the...
InfoWorld New programming certs: Gold stars or false currency? InfoWorld So far, it appears that only a handful of online code schools are issuing microcredentials in the form of badges, but more may follow.
"NYU-SCPS has launched an innovative, new digital badging system that allows individuals who have completed a noncredit certificate to recognize their accomplishment by claiming a digital badge that can be embedded into an online or digital résumé, or that can be displayed as part of a social media profile."
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