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Open Badges: What it is and Why it Matters | LearnDash

Open Badges: What it is and Why it Matters | LearnDash | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
To help accomplish this, the Mozilla Open Badges initiative was born. What is it? I could write a few sentences about Open Badges, but I believe the description on their website sums it up perfectly: Get recognition for learning ...
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Girl Scouts to offer space-science badges with NASA, SETI

Girl Scouts to offer space-science badges with NASA, SETI | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
The Girl Scouts look beyond Earth with a set of new astronomy merit badges developed with NASA and the SETI Institute.
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Awesome! (Though if they give up the annual cookie drive, I may have to cry now.)
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NGSS to Issue Digital Badges for Great Science Content -- THE Journal

NGSS to Issue Digital Badges for Great Science Content -- THE Journal | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
The organization behind the Next Generation Science Standards wants to pick up the pace of submissions of lessons and units by offering a new digital badge for those who participate successfully.
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Is it the end of the traditional resume?

Is it the end of the traditional resume? | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Whereas CVs and resumes are mostly claims about what you know and can do, Open Badges offer actual evidence.
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Digital Badges and Academic Transformation

Digital Badges and Academic Transformation | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
In higher ed, digital badges represent successful completion of a variety of learning experiences both inside and outside of the traditional for-credit course.
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Oregon Tech Online Launches Digital Badges -- Campus Technology

Oregon Tech Online Launches Digital Badges -- Campus Technology | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Online students at the Oregon Institute of Technology can now earn digital badges to identify their skill sets and demonstrate their competencies to current or future employers.
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Towards Maturity - How to Drive Learner Engagement with Micro-credentials and Open Badges

Towards Maturity - How to Drive Learner Engagement with Micro-credentials and Open Badges | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Learn How to Drive Learner Engagement with Micro-credentials and Open Badge via @eAssessmentChap & @TowardsMaturity
https://t.co/R2aPToFCLH
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Open Badges: IBM Initiative to Attract, Engage and Progress Talent

#OpenBadges @david_leaser Ibm.biz/badging Open Badges IBM’s Initiative to Attract, Engage and Progress Talent DAVID LEASER Senior Program Manager, IBM david_le…
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Capella U Issues Digital Badges to Students in NSA Focus Area Programs -- Campus Technology

Capella U Issues Digital Badges to Students in NSA Focus Area Programs -- Campus Technology | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Capella University now offers digital badges for students in its National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security designated master's degree programs.
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SUNY expanding its 'badge' credential program

SUNY expanding its 'badge' credential program | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Digital documents demonstrate a student has a specific competency
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Are Digital Badges a New Measurement of Mastery?

Are Digital Badges a New Measurement of Mastery? | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
In an L&D setting, digital badges represent that a learner has demonstrated mastery of specific, granular skills and competencies that are expected to improve future performance. Badges can represent incremental learning and progress, and they can also represent larger, more comprehensive capstone achievements. As such, badges are becoming an increasingly popular way for L&D to more fully document the breadth and depth of a learner’s achievements.
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Can digital technology help stamp out CV fraud? - BBC News

Can digital technology help stamp out CV fraud? - BBC News | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
How do employers know job applicants really have the qualifications they say they have? Digital badge technology could help, some companies believe.
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University's digital badges to certify “discrete” skills - eCampus News

University's digital badges to certify “discrete” skills - eCampus News | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
A university partnership will help students earn digital badges to showcase their skills.
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Brandman U Adds Digital Badges for Competency Ed Students - Campus Technology

Brandman U Adds Digital Badges for Competency Ed Students - Campus Technology | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Brandman University has teamed with a private partner to provide digital badges for students in its online competency-based degree programs.
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Micro-Credentials and College Admissions: Enhancing Access and Supporting Learning | Technology and Learning

Micro-Credentials and College Admissions: Enhancing Access and Supporting Learning | Technology and Learning | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
A guest post (and Q&A) from Michigan's James DeVaney.
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Berkeley removing 20K free educational videos after DOJ ruling, closed-captioning complaint

Berkeley removing 20K free educational videos after DOJ ruling, closed-captioning complaint | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Roughly 20,000 free educational videos provided by the University of California, Berkeley, are being taken off the internet because they do not have closed captioning.
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Highlights the importance of captioning *everything* that you post! 

(And this was supposed to go to my educational video feed but Scoop.it doesn't allow for easy moving so I guess it's staying here.)
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Using Digital Badges To Inspire Learning

Using Digital Badges To Inspire Learning | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Struggling to show that students are more than just a product or grade?
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Digital badging spreads as more colleges use vendors to create alternative credentials

Digital badging spreads as more colleges use vendors to create alternative credentials | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
More colleges are issuing digital badges to help their students display skills to employers or graduate programs, and colleges are tapping vendor platforms to create a verified form of the alternative credentials.
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Why Do Achievements, Trophies, and Badges Work?

Why Do Achievements, Trophies, and Badges Work? | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Do achievements, badges, and trophies in video games work? If so, why?
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Grads of LifeVoice: Are Digital Badges The New Measure Of Mastery?

Grads of LifeVoice: Are Digital Badges The New Measure Of Mastery? | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Across the globe, institutions of higher education and professional organizations are harnessing the power of digital badges to motivate, demonstrate, and verify training.
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Credly digital badges launch for Illinois State Honors students

Credly digital badges launch for Illinois State Honors students | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Students in Illinois State University’s Honors Program now have a better way of tracking and showing off their accomplishments, using new digital badges.
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City of Glasgow College Introduction to Digital Badges

This short video introduces the digital badges initiative at City of Glasgow College. Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusiveness badge launches in December 20...

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Pairing E-Portfolios With Badges To Document Informal Learning - Campus Technology

Pairing E-Portfolios With Badges To Document Informal Learning - Campus Technology | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
In order to support the recognition of co-curricular and integrative learning, the University of Notre Dame came up with a campuswide strategy to integrate digital badges in students' e-portfolios.
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Create a Badge with Google Drawing

Create a Badge with Google Drawing | The Daily Badger | 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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Badges: A New Measure of Professional Development - Campus Technology

Badges: A New Measure of Professional Development - Campus Technology | The Daily Badger | 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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