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Redefining Accreditation: From Courses to Competencies | Innovation Management

Redefining Accreditation: From Courses to Competencies | Innovation Management | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As demand grows for alternatives to the traditional model of earning a university degree based on coursework, a new model where universities grant degrees based on skills competencies is gaining momentum and credibility.
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A First for Udacity: Transfer Credit at a U.S. University for One of Its Courses

A First for Udacity: Transfer Credit at a U.S. University for One of Its Courses | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

A Colorado university is announcing on Thursday that it will give full transfer credit to students who complete a free introductory computer-science course offered by the online-education start-up company Udacity.

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Is the Certificate the New College Degree?

Is the Certificate the New College Degree? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Is the Certificate the New College Degree? Going to college is still one of the best ways to set yourself up for success in the workforce, but not every job in the 21st century economy requires a four-year degree. Sometimes a certificate is all you need to get on your desired career path. Indeed, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, certificates are the fastest growing form of postsecondary credential around.

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Mozilla's Open Badges Poised to Disrupt Higher Ed

Education-Portal.com sat down with Carla Casilli of Mozilla to talk about the future of their Open Badge project. Mozilla's Badges are poised to augment or even replace traditional degrees and diplomas.

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