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Mozilla's Open Badge Initiative has inspired a multitude of organizations, companies, and even higher education institutions to experiment with issuing badges. Badges are digital records of not only technical and/or academic credentials, but also skills such as leadership and collaboration. Could badges ever stand alone as the "better" alternative to degrees and certificates? If the average a...
Although courses have been a mainstay of campus-based education, it is not yet clear how prominent they will be as a learning genre in new learning times. Nonetheless, new course platforms continue to appear so quickly that it is sometimes difficult to sort them out. Here's a quick look at two recent entrants into the stream of new course platforms: Udacity and Co...