By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. 21st Century Credentials: Telling the Story of the Whole Student
Cali Morrison, WCET, 2016/06/24
One of the criticisms of traditional testing and credentials is that they represent only a narrow part of a person's learning. This post summarizes a discussion by Ryan Craig, managing partner of University Ventures, who made the following points (quoted):
- We’re beyond the ‘take our word for it’ era – there is a loss of faith in the greater community about what higher education does.
- Technology has changed the game – learning is ubiquitous and is pushing higher education toward unbundling the degree. More...