http://www.digitaljournal.com/images/djlogo-big.gifMOOC Convenes Educators, Employers, and Workforce Developers to Explore Role and Impact of Badges for Academic and Workplace Credential.
The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), Mozilla, Blackboard Inc., and Sage Road Solutions LLC will convene a massive, open, online course (MOOC)beginning September 9, 2013, to explore the role that badges are expected to play as academic institutions and employers scramble for new ways to document completion, competency and achievement. During its six-week duration, MOOC participants from around the world will use a variety of distributed technologies to connect and learn more about how to design, use and support these new systems for creating quality professional credentials. Read more...