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New Partnership Will Provide Micro-Credentials to Teachers -- THE Journal

New Partnership Will Provide Micro-Credentials to Teachers -- THE Journal | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
BloomBoardwill provide the technology platform for the micro-credentials that Digital Promise will identify and curate.
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Digital badges hit the big time in higher ed

Digital badges hit the big time in higher ed | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
More colleges and universities now offer digital badges as a form of micro-credential or “subdegree” to students who pass individual courses or certifications, and want to show potential employers what they’ve learned. The programs target professionals needing askillsboosts and hobbyists.
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Can Games and Badges Motivate College Students to Learn?

Can Games and Badges Motivate College Students to Learn? | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
K-12 educators are well versed in the use of games for learning, so why don't colleges embrace the same kind of fun?
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Accreditation for alternative credentialing gaining traction - Education Dive

Accreditation for alternative credentialing gaining traction - Education Dive | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Open accreditation pathways — and aid access — for nontraditional higher ed models are gaining bipartisan support.
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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 | Micro-credentialling in Education | 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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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, March 14, 2015 8:18 PM

I love badges-I like Credly-it's also open source, you can create your own badges, they are easy to give to others, easy to collect, and you can import badges from Mozilla Backpack (and it's easier to use as a student and a "badge-distributor" than Mozilla Backpack). 

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Digital Badges to curate, credential and carry forward digital learning evidence

Transforming Assessment Webinar 4 February 2015. Presenters: David Gibson (Curtin University, Australia) and Kate Coleman (Deakin University, Australia). This seminar explored the following...
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Online Courses Experiment With Digital Badges - US News

Online Courses Experiment With Digital Badges - US News | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Digital badges have gained momentum in online learning, though instructors are still trying to figure out the best ways to use them.

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Coursera sets sights on universities - The Australian Financial Review

Coursera sets sights on universities - The Australian Financial Review | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Tim Dodd | Coursera, a leading ­provider of free, online education, is shifting its strategy to allow universities to use its courses for everyday teaching in place of conventional lectures.
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Badges: A New Measure of Professional Development -- Campus Technology

Badges: A New Measure of Professional Development -- Campus Technology | Micro-credentialling in Education | 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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Standards Based Grading GAMIFIED With Badges

Standards Based Grading GAMIFIED With Badges | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Assessing students based on learning goals is great, but this new gamified approach I stumbled upon has potential to be a game-changer for my students.

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Awesome resource and thinking on gamifying learning and assessment

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Micro-credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners...

Micro-credentials: Empowering Lifelong Learners... | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
We need to provide personalized learning opportunities for all of our learners – including our teachers.
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Alfie Kohn on Open Badges - YouTube

Alfie Kohn's keynote address on Open Badges at ePIC 2014 (http://www.epforum.eu)

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So You Want to Drive Instruction With Digital Badges? Start With the Teachers (EdSurge News)

So You Want to Drive Instruction With Digital Badges? Start With the Teachers (EdSurge News) | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
You can’t have a conversation about the future of public education these days without some mention of digital learning. And when you talk about digital learning, the discussion often turns to badging. The concept is simple: individuals earn badges for demonstrating the acquisition of key knowledge a
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Project to create models for a broader form of student transcript | InsideHigherEd

Project to create models for a broader form of student transcript | InsideHigherEd | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it

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Here’s What Will Truly Change Higher Education: Online Degrees That Are Seen as Official

Here’s What Will Truly Change Higher Education: Online Degrees That Are Seen as Official | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
With information technology poised to transform degrees, students will be able to acquire credentials at a fraction of today’s costs.
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Uber, Badging and Higher Ed - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

Uber, Badging and Higher Ed - Inside Higher Ed (blog) | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Uber, Badging and Higher Ed
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What will happen to legacy higher education providers when the ownership society ceases to exist?
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Open Badges, Digital Literacies, and Learning Pathways

Slides to accompany a 30-minute presentation at the 'Future Classrooms' event in Armagh, Northern Ireland (12th March 2015). More details at futureclassrooms.o…

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How to Make Micro Credentials Matter (EdSurge News)

How to Make Micro Credentials Matter (EdSurge News) | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
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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Can Digital Badges Save Hebrew School? - Jewish Daily Forward

Can Digital Badges Save Hebrew School? - Jewish Daily Forward | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Community schools struggle to show their unique advantages.Can badges help? How a handful of innovators are trying to ‘gamify’ Jewish education.
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Create a Badge with Google Drawing

Create a Badge with Google Drawing | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
If you have thought of creating your own badges here are the steps I use in Google Draw to create them. Create a Drawing From Google Drive create a Google Drawing. Resize the Canvas Use the File me...
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Great way for creating own badges

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Librarian Creates Site for Teachers to Earn Digital Badges for New Skills - The Digital Shift

Librarian Creates Site for Teachers to Earn Digital Badges for New Skills - The Digital Shift | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Even teachers need a little acknowledgment for learning new skills, according to library media specialist Laura Fleming.

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Call for Papers and Demonstrations - The 2nd International Workshop on Open Badges in Education: From Learning Evidence to Learning Analytics

Call for Papers and Demonstrations - The 2nd International Workshop on Open Badges in Education: From Learning Evidence to Learning Analytics | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Call for papers - 2nd International Workshop on Open Badges in Education http://t.co/Ju8e4jlCu7 #OBIE2015

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The Real Revolution in Online Education Isn't MOOCs

The Real Revolution in Online Education Isn't MOOCs | Micro-credentialling in Education | Scoop.it
Why competency-based education matters.

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catspyjamasnz's curator insight, October 17, 2014 4:34 PM

It's modularization and stackable credentials #openbadges.