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Chicago’s Summer of Learning:  the Latest Application of Badges

Chicago’s Summer of Learning: the Latest Application of Badges

A recent post at HASTAC (the Humanities, Arts Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) described the latest application of digital learning badges:  Chicago’s Summer of Learning. In 2013, the Mozilla Open Badges team worked with the city of Chicago Mayor’s Office, the MacArthur Foundation and many other youth-serving organizations to launch an amazing and exciting learning campaign […]

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Digital Badges & the Workforce Development Revolution

Digital Badges & the Workforce Development Revolution

We’ve posted before about the potential for digital badges to revolutionize workforce development.  A few days ago, the New York Times had a concise overview of what digital badges are and how they might revolutionize workforce development: One of the most important functions of college degrees is signaling knowledge and skill to potential employers. Yet […]

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