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Is Gamification Just a Fad or a Fashion?

Is Gamification Just a Fad or a Fashion? | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
Gamification is the mantra many companies are following, to train their employees. Here let us see whether the concept of gamification a fad, a fashion, or a powerful strategy to train the employees?
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List of professional designations in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



May be restricted by state licensure.

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Many different credential sources.

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Now You Can Take Online Coursera Courses For Credit, for a Fee

Now You Can Take Online Coursera Courses For Credit, for a Fee | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
Coursera, potentially the most disruptive startup that American higher education has ever seen, has rocketed to prominence with a model that seems almost too good to be true.
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Bryan Caplan’s signaling model and on-line education

Bryan Caplan’s signaling model and on-line education | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
The very useful model is here, and there is further commentary from Bryan here.  My question is this: does the model imply that on-line education should succeed, or not?
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Less Focus on the LMS; More Focus on Tin Can API

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This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller's newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today's learning landscape... then predicts 7 trends for the n
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The Danger of Overcustomizing Education for Every Student

The Danger of Overcustomizing Education for Every Student | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
For decades, I resisted the lure of video games. Then I had a son. When Sam was 6, he enjoyed a game called Pajama Sam, which encouraged me to explore the world of video games for adults.
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Is Phlebotomy Certification Necessary?

Is Phlebotomy Certification Necessary? | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it

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I found this good article that talks about the reasons why phlebotomist certification will eventually be mandatory to get a job as a phlebotomist.
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MCSE, SCJP, CCNA, PMP, CompTIA, A+, Network+, OCP, Security+, Practice Test -uCertify

uCertify provides quality test prep kits for global IT certifications including Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, CompTIA, CIW, Adobe, PMI, ISC2, EC-Council, Linux, GIAC, Zend, Google, IC3 and many more.
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Introducing Mozilla Webmaker badges

Introducing Mozilla Webmaker badges | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
A new way to teach, learn and get credentials for digital skills [caption id= align=alignnone width=500] Mozilla's Erin Knight launching Webmaker badges today -- with ...
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Is Rising Education a Symptom of Progress?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

Is Rising Education a Symptom of Progress?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
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Learning Registry

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This is the information site for the Learning Registry. Find out what we are doing. Engage in the conversation.
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A ‘Disruptive’ Look at Competency-Based Education

A ‘Disruptive’ Look at Competency-Based Education | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
Competency-based education could be the key to providing quality, postsecondary education to millions of Americans at a lower cost, writes Louis Soares.
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MITx: MIT's new online learning initiative

MITx will offer a portfolio of MIT courses for free to a virtual community of learners around the world
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37% of New York Graduates Meet College-Readiness Standard

37% of New York Graduates Meet College-Readiness Standard | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
Only 37 percent of students in New York State who entered high school in 2006 left four years later adequately prepared for college. In New York City, the rate was only 21 percent.
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eduFire :: Content :: Badges

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Join thousands of students who are learning using live video in classes and one-on-one tutoring sessions.
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Tin Can API Homepage - Programmable E-learning and Experience Tracking

Tin Can API Homepage - Programmable E-learning and Experience Tracking | Open Source Micro Diplomas | Scoop.it
Learning happens everywhere - track it with the Tin Can API. The Tin Can API is simple and flexible. It lifts many restrictions of older specifications.
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COSS - Best Red Hat Linux Training and Certification in Hyderabad, India

COSS is an “Authorized Red Hat Training Partner” and “Gold Certified Novell Training Partner” based in Hyderabad. We deliver training for Linux Certifications like RHCSA, RHCE, RHCSS, RHCVA, RHCDS, RHCA, NCLP and NCLA.
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