03 février 2016

What a post-Persona landscape means for Open Badges

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. What a post-Persona landscape means for Open Badges
Doug Belshaw, Open Educational Thinkering, 2016/01/22

Mozilla is shuttering its 'Persona' project, which has an impact on the Open Badges project. Users needed a secure login to access the badge Backpack, which is what Persona provided. More...

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23 janvier 2016

We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges… Or Do We?

The EvoLLLutionBy Edward Abeyta - EvoLLLution. Micro-credentials offer institutions a new and exciting way to certify student learning, creating innovative pathways into the university for new students and providing valuable outcomes that employers are looking for. More...

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22 janvier 2016

Udacity Launches Job Guarantee Pledge

HomeOnline education provider Udacity is promising graduates of its new Nanodegree Plus program that it will find them jobs within six months -- or their money back. Read more...

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21 décembre 2015

Digital Badges Certify Competencies Gained through Student Clubs

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. This study investigated the potential for digital badges to certify and showcase the competencies students gain while participating in campus-based clubs. More...

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Udacity and Google Unveil Co-Developed Nanodegree

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. For-profit online education provider Udacity and Google today unveiled a new micro-credential program, the Senior Web Developer Nanodegree. More...

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17 décembre 2015

#OEB15 open badges by @mediendidaktik

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. Great presentation by Ilona Buchem on using open badges for individuals and organisations. Ilona knows how to concentrate a bundle of information in nice small yet very useful bits. Read more...

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16 décembre 2015

4 steps to bolstering digital badges in higher education

eCampus NewsBy . Digital badges allow students to turn competencies and achievements to marketable credentials,” said Susan Manning, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. More...

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8 Observations on the Evolution of the Conference Badge

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. This week I attended the excellent Reimagine Education Conference.
Like other conferences, each attendee to this gathering received a conference badge. Read more...

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29 novembre 2015

Open Badges for Learning Java

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Java is the most popular programming language today. Students of Java programming at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, are awarded Open Badges for their mastery of Java programming, in addition to their exam grades. More...

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22 novembre 2015

Digital badges offer students opportunity to show what they know

University Business Magazine logoBy Stefanie Botelho. If you’ve ever been a scout or you’re big into video games, you’ve probably earned your fair share of badges. Nowadays, applications like FourSquare and Fitbit grant users badges for hitting milestones or celebrating different achievements in travel and fitness. More...

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