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Some thoughts on the evidence behind Open Badges

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A couple of weeks ago, prompted by a post I wrote about Open Badges and HR, Alan Levine wrote a post entitled Seeking Evidence of Badge Evidence.
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A Survival Strategy for Alternative Credential Providers (EdSurge News)

A Survival Strategy for Alternative Credential Providers (EdSurge News) | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
A recent
survey from Kaplan and Money Magazine revealed that only 21 percent of parents feel the cost of college is justified.
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Open Badges in Higher Education: Disruptive, Desirable, and Democratic

Five years since the first pilot, there is now a flourishing ecosystem of (millions of) Open Badges putting learners in control of their digital credentials. E…
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Students want better digital credentials - eCampus News

Students want better digital credentials - eCampus News | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Innovation in online credentialing can help students better display learning outcomes and the value of their education to employers on social sites

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8 Reasons Why Open Badges Are Awesome Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

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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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Show Your Skills with Digital Badges.

Show Your Skills with Digital Badges. | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
When it comes to the hiring process, social media is now something many employers check out when evaluating candidates.  Whether it’s a LinkedIn page or Facebook profil or even Twitter, wouldn't it...
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Open Badges and the Innovation Economy Pushing out the Four Year College Model

Open Badges and the Innovation Economy Pushing out the Four Year College Model | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
We are (slowly) moving away from the traditional “sheepskin” diploma model of four years of formal education and towards…
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Open Badges Technical Specification

Open badges specification v1.1 released on May 1, 2015 http://t.co/olJULc661O #openbadges
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IMS Global pushes to expand online credentialing

IMS Global pushes to expand online credentialing | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
The learning consortium will focus its energies on encouraging the proliferation of badges and other digital credentials.
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Open Badges, Digital Literacies, and Learning P...

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Slides to accompany a keynote presentation from the London College of Fashion's 2015 annual conference. #attainlcf
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How Open Badges Could Change Teaching and Assessment

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Erin Knight, Senior Learning Director at Mozilla Foundation, explains Open Badges could change teaching and assessment.
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Alternative Credentials Can Complement, Not Replace, College Education

Alternative Credentials Can Complement, Not Replace, College Education | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Many learners are turning to less formal ways of acquiring skills, such as completing online courses that offer badges and "nanodegrees" rather than diplomas.
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A Digital Badge Initiative: Two Years Later

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The founders of Coastal Carolina University’s digital badge program report on their progress, the response from students and faculty, and what lies ahead.
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Gamification, personalization and continued education are trending in edtech

Gamification, personalization and continued education are trending in edtech | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
I’ve spent most of my life in and around schools. First as a student, then as a teacher and lately as an innovator building tools and launching programs. As..
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​What Employers Think of Badges, Nanodegrees from Online Programs

​What Employers Think of Badges, Nanodegrees from Online Programs | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Some employers view them favorably, but many say they don't know a lot about them.​
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Universities embrace a new credentialing system | University Business Magazine

Georgia Tech Professional Education, UCLA, University of California, Davis Extension, University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education, University of Washington Professional and Continuing Education and University of Wisconsin-Extension launched the University Learning Store, enabling job seekers and working professionals to earn industry-validated micro-credentials in a range of business and technical skills.
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New Research Article (Preprint): “Employer Perceptions of Critical Information Literacy Skills and Digital Badges” | LJ INFOdocket

New Research Article (Preprint): “Employer Perceptions of Critical Information Literacy Skills and Digital Badges” | LJ INFOdocket | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
The following preprint is scheduled for publication in the May 2016 issue of College & Research Libraries. Title Employer Perceptions of Critical Information Literacy Skills and Digital Badges Authors Victoria Raish Penn St.
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Open Badges in Professional Development: A Fram...

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An Open Badge is a digital representation of a skill or achievement earned from a creditable organization.
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Open Badges from Edmodo to Badgelist.com

Open Badges from Edmodo to Badgelist.com | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
A few years ago I was at a professional development meeting in my district and we used Edmodo as the platform to answer and ask questions. I got pretty excited earning badges on Edmodo and thought ...
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Digital Badges: A digital graduation certificate?

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Digital badging has become an accepted way of credentialing skills in the United States. Following endorsement the US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan digital badges have begun to find their way ...
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Credly Enterprise Issuer Plan

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@Credly Enterprise proving popular as institutions look to white label their digital badges http://t.co/XrcNMvW0Es #badgechatk12
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The three biggest (perceived) problems with Open Badges | Doug Belshaw's blog

The three biggest (perceived) problems with Open Badges | Doug Belshaw's blog | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Some common issues people raise about Open Badges.

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Sonia Santoveña's curator insight, April 22, 2015 3:16 AM

añada su visión ...

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Great article by Doug, gets to the heart of the matter

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Making Credentials Matter (EdSurge News)

Not long ago, the choice for young Americans was simple: education beyond grade 12 or not. Now, completing some form of post-secondary education is an imperative. Sociologist Randall Collins was right.
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e and other learning: Cradle to the grave Part ...

e and other learning: Cradle to the grave Part ... | Digital Badges | Scoop.it
Super post making the argument for badging right from the start of a students education. Lots of salient points especially the dearth of suitable badge displayers for schools when compared to the number of badge issuers.
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