First Post – Badging and the Minerva Project

Also, here’s what I’ve got on badging so far, it’s not much as it’s a relatively new concept in terms of higher ed, but you might want to look at it further through the framework of competency based learning.

 

http://openbadges.org/

 

http://campustechnology.com/Articles/2013/06/20/How-Badges-Really-Work-in-Higher-Education.aspx

 

http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/10/11/how-use-digital-badges-help-your-classroom-teaching-essay#sthash.2E9PNpsQ.dpbs

 

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/01/03/uc-daviss-groundbreaking-digital-badge-system-new-sustainable-agriculture-program#sthash.tg8EmZ1M.dpbs

 

In the meantime, here’s that debate I was talking to you about:  It’s fun food for thought but they’re also trying to create the online version of Yale or Harvard right now and the founder of that school was on the debate:

 

http://www.npr.org/2014/04/09/299178029/debate-in-an-online-world-are-brick-and-mortar-colleges-obsolete – For the debate

 

https://minerva.kgi.edu/ – for that school’s pilot program

 

It’s fun to work in a growth industry.  J

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