Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

The result: helping people of all ages gain and display 21st century skills and unlock new career and educational opportunities. If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members.

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

People who use technology too frequently and have a high adoption rate for the latest technology are referred to as “Digitals”. As technology is improving, there is a rise in Digitals. Defining Digitals. Characteristics of Digitals. Where Digitals Are Usually Found.

Digital capabilities

Learning with e's

There is plenty of discussion around digital competencies, learning theory and teaching environments, and I hope you'll find the content thought provoking. Open Lecture: 2018 Steve Wheeler- Literacies and competencies for learning in the digital age from Educational Development Unit on Vimeo.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. The power of digital is transformative.

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies #Bookreview

Learning with e's

She has done the hard miles as an educator and has innovated along the way, continuing to share her knowledge and her ideas freely among the global education community. She is bent on achieving global action around the use of technologies in education.

“DIGITAL MINDSET”: WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

Learnnovators

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Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

The digital generation is thus not just limited to the Gen-Z, but also involves the Gen-X and Gen-Y population who are turning to evolving technology and education concepts of the wireless age. Bush and Governor of Florida, has supported the Digital Learning Council along with influential high profile members from education, industry, banking and government to encourage the use of e-learning. Usually the Digitals find themselves in an environment packed with I.T.,

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Why Digital Badges are the Future of Association Education

WBT Systems

Why are Digital Badges the future of Association Education? Association members use their professional social networks, curated feeds, and a myriad of other digital channels to enhance their professional skills. Digital Badges Should Provide Value and Benefit to Members.

Education, schooling and the digital age

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Education and schooling are not the same thing. Education is where learning is personalised and unique to the individual. A paradigm shift is happening in the world of education, and it is tearing away at the fabric of traditional schooling.

The ‘Digital Cascade of Learning’ vs Simulations

Your Training Edge

It’s providing education market an absolutely new image. Increasing venture capital investment is the measure of the optimistic expectations that the market holds for digital education. billion in venture capital invested in digital education and learning.

Making sense of digital

Learning with e's

Our most recent #EDENchat focused on digital competencies and digital literacies, and the conversation was dynamic and fast moving. I have already written extensively about digital literacies and have presented several keynotes at international conferences where it features heavily.

Digital me, digital you

Learning with e's

All of these activities leave behind a trail, a digital footprint, a record of where we have been and what we have done. More significantly, in psychological terms, we are developing our personal digital presences, and modifying our digital profiles.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. These diverse entities all sell accredited continuing education content — and they’re starting to make a dent in the U.S.

Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

Web Courseworks

National associations or “communities of practice” have been in the business of content curation for many years: publishing journals, books containing the community’s body of knowledge, and face to face educational sessions. Maybe not, but the Internet and its astonishing volumes of information published daily has created the need for digital curation. To be sure, associations have digital strategies related to curating content and delivering what is important for its members.

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

Digital Badges are a part of these changes and are set to make a big impact on education and certification programs in 2017. Associations and other professional training organizations are uniquely poised to lead change in education programs of the future. Education, E.

Using Blockchain in Educational Sector

Your Training Edge

But what actually is the blockchain, and what is its linkage to the educational sector? This would change how the educational technology and application approach the student data. It’s a ledger, a digital and distributed ledger.

Taking Learning Digital – Do You Have A Roadmap?

G-Cube

Digital is in! No one can refute that digital and social technologies are here to change the way we live and also the way we learn. All these are now enabled by social and digital technologies that have taken the world by storm. Blog Digital Learning

Digital capabilities and curiosity

Learning with e's

Our opening keynote Helen Beetham talked about digital capabilities, which is becoming a well trodden phrase in higher education. Helen said that digital capability is the capacity to thrive in digital environments.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. These diverse entities all sell accredited continuing education content — and they’re starting to make a dent in the U.S.

Staffing Firm Adecco Enters Education With General Assembly Acquisition

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Adecco Group continued its push beyond the staffing-management world into the broader HR spectrum with the April 16 acquisition of global education technology startup General Assembly. It’s also another indication that the education technology market continues to sizzle.

The Digital Disruption of Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

In 2014, the Association of Learning Technologies conducted its annual conference ALTC with title “Riding Giants: How to educate and innovate ahead of waves” [1]. Additionally, exploring the disruption that has been caused by this digital wave and the way it is influencing the businesses.

4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains

Learningtogo

Because this shift in the way people consume learning experiences has been facilitated by technology, it is often called “ Digital Learning.” The truth is that we humans have always been “digital learners” – long before computers or the Internet even existed.

How Employees Can Help Bridge the Digital Skills Gap

Vitalyst

As we’ve noted in previous posts , corporate learning and development (L&D) has been slow to keep up with digital transformation and technology advances. The post How Employees Can Help Bridge the Digital Skills Gap appeared first on Vitalyst.

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Manage Cognitive Load in Digital Learning

B Online Learning

When thinking about digital learning, our cognitive architecture looks like this: So, let’s look at some things you can do to manage cognitive load in digital learning and help the learning process. Educational Psychologist, 38(1), 43-52.

Digital reflections

Learning with e's

My last post was about integrating technologies into education. This could be a conversation, an image or video, or some other digital artefact. At the highest level of manipulation are reflection technologies - or digital reflection mechanisms, to use Kirk and Pitches'' terminology.

Explaining Elearning to Non-Digital Natives

Learnkit

Me: Not really – it’s more creating interactive digital material, that gives you the hands-on experience that you need to gain new skills, and in a lot of cases can replace in-class instruction. This is the first of a series of blogs I’ll be writing on elearning for non-digital natives.

Online Versus Traditional Education

LearnDash

If you were to look at the educational landscape only 15 to 20 years ago then it would look a lot different than it does today. In fact, these strategies are so common today that one might say they are now part of the ‘traditional’ education model.

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Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar

WBT Systems

And educational institutions continue their struggle to equip students for the future of work. But first, association leaders and learning professionals must know how to translate the promise of digital badges into practical strategies that engage members in relevant and meaningful ways.

Are Chatbots the Next Big Thing in Digital Learning?

TalentLMS

We’re in an age where education is more accessible than ever before. And so, with the rise of the robot and artificial intelligence seeping into almost all aspects of our world, what’s next for digital learning ? Chatbots as Digital Learning Tools.

eLearning in the Digital Age

ICS Learning

Consider incorporating existing user networks and proven digital community structures such as Facebook or Twitter into the context of your learning. In other words, the status quo is no longer acceptable, eLearning is and should be held accountable to the quality of education it provides

The Roadmap From ‘Digital Immigrants’ to ‘Digital Natives’

Administrate

Nearly 15 years ago, educational thought-leader Marc Prensky wrote, in a piece on ‘Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants‘: “Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.” This statement was apt in 2001 and with technology’s rapid development, it’s perhaps even more valid for many of today’s ‘digital learners’ Read More Published on September 8, 2016.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

In the past, they achieved this in part by selling continuing education content to members, either directly or indirectly through conferences and forums. These diverse entities all sell accredited continuing education content — and they’re starting to make a dent in the U.S.

Podcast: All About Digital Badges

Web Courseworks

Hear Jon and Andy Interviewed About Digital Badges for Learning Professionals on the eLearning Coach Podcast! Andy Hicken and I sure had a fun, interesting discussion about digital badges, microcredentialing, and more with Connie Malamed of the eLearning Coach podcast.

Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing

Learning with e's

It was a distinct honour to be invited to keynote, and I spoke on one of my favourite (and probably most dangerous) of topics - the future of education. But how might pervasive computing be used in education? A few years ago I presented a keynote for the Reform Symposium.