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Trends Point to “Disruption” of HigherEd Model

In the latest Chronicle of Higher Ed, Jeff Selingo writes on recent progress towards the disruption of traditional credentials models. Examples include Stanford and MIT. http://www.linkedin.com/news?actionBar=&articleID=5568398261653348360&ids=0Rdz0Uc3gSdPcQc3oNc3oTdzkRb30ScPwQcPcRdz4SczwVcPwSdjkIej4VdPwPcP0UdPgQe3AMejoRdiMRd3sVdP0McPkQe3sVcPsUdzkRb34Sc3gNcPcNe3wOejkQejsSdjkIdzgUe30Md3kQczcQd3cQejoRdiMSd3kMej4RdPsMe3AOdjoTdzkR&aag=true&freq=weekly&trk=eml-tod2-b-pub-5&ut=38P7HkAVnqKR41&_mSplash=1 Advertisements

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Peer Certification via “Open Badges” Attracting Attention from MIT, Chronicle

The Chronicle of Higher Eduction takes a look at this rising popularity of “Open Badges” for certification. ┬áMIT has been an active supporter, as well as the MacArthur Foundation, but according to the Chronicle, But the biggest push for badges … Continue reading

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MIT Will Offer Certificates to Outside Students Who Take Its Online Courses – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

MIT accelerates the online course arms race among elite universities. ┬áStarting in spring 2012, students who participate in MIT’s free online courses will have the opportunity to receive a certificate of completion from MIT: Millions of learners have enjoyed the … Continue reading

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