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From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-Based Achievements
Oct 17th, 2013
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Ballroom BPacific Time
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.
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.