Archive for the ‘Credentialing’ Category

5 key steps in developing a system for digital credentials

As job applicants seek to demonstrate their skills, institutions can arm their students with digital credentials eCampus News

Providing some clarity on Open Badges 2.0

It’s been five years since the public beta of the Open Badgesspecification was released. Since then version 1.0 was released (2013) followed by some smaller updates. The next major release happens in the next few weeks with version 2.0.

A new “MicroMasters” online learning program offered by major universities

A new kind of credential has entered the crowded market for online learning. EdX, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit that provides online courses, announced last week the creation of 19 “MicroMasters” courses, a new type of online educational program. These courses are tailored master’s degree-level classes that can help students hone skills that will be immediately useful […]