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From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-Based Achievements (182122521)

From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-Based Achievements (182122521)

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Published by EDUCAUSE
This session will explore challenging innovations, using "the course" as the primary unit of educational currency. Panelists will discuss credit for MOOC completion, prior learning assessments, badge frameworks, and verification of competencies as options for extending low-cost, quality educational opportunities for increasingly diverse student and instructor populations. OUTCOMES:Learn about emerging trends to reevaluate and award credit for student learning. | See mounting evidence of alternative credentials that recognize demonstrated/validated competencies. | See how discrete bundles of defined outcomes are available through learning communities that provide reputation frameworks for peer validation.
http://www.educause.edu/annual-conference/2013/badges-breakthroughs-unleashing-learner-potential-through-competency-based-achievements
This session will explore challenging innovations, using "the course" as the primary unit of educational currency. Panelists will discuss credit for MOOC completion, prior learning assessments, badge frameworks, and verification of competencies as options for extending low-cost, quality educational opportunities for increasingly diverse student and instructor populations. OUTCOMES:Learn about emerging trends to reevaluate and award credit for student learning. | See mounting evidence of alternative credentials that recognize demonstrated/validated competencies. | See how discrete bundles of defined outcomes are available through learning communities that provide reputation frameworks for peer validation.
http://www.educause.edu/annual-conference/2013/badges-breakthroughs-unleashing-learner-potential-through-competency-based-achievements

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From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-based Achievements
Ellen Wagner, WCET, Chair Fred Hurst, Northern Arizona University Karen Solomon, Higher Learning Commission Deb Everhart, Georgetown University and Blackboard, Inc.
 
What You Can Expect from this Session
This panel session shares experiences and perspectives with innovations
that are challenging “The Course” as the primary
unit of educational currency.
We will discuss credit for MOOC completion, personalized learning, direct assessment and verification of competencies and badge frameworks as options for extending low-cost, quality educational opportunities for increasingly diverse student and instructor populations
.
 
Alternative Models of Postsecondary Education are Gaining Traction
New student populations expect education that is flexible, relevant, and meaningful
Elite universities are accelerating interest in online learning through massive, open online courses.
Expectations of institutional accountability have amplified questions about whether and how universities should be
“scored.”
 
The “ticking time bomb” of
American student loan debt is changing consumer attitudes about the value of education
.

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