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The value of micro-credentials and badging needs continual clarification

Welcome today to David Porter, CEO of eCampusOntario, who joins us to discuss the value of micro-credentials and badging. After an intriguing keynote presentation at an educational event, David reached out to several education colleagues who work and research in the micro-credentials and badging arena. 2,014 more words

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Power giants take on Coalition

Under draft legislation to be taken to the Coalition party room tomorrow and introduced to parliament on Wednesday, the Coalition could gain the right to break up corporations as part of “big stick” measures to punish electricity retailers if they fail to bring prices down. 667 more words


Collapse puts solar project in shade

Bright Energy Investments — 19.9 per cent owned by the state-run Synergy with the balance controlled by superannuation giant Cbus and the Dutch Infrastructure Fund — said it had terminated the contract. 405 more words


Solar loans in RCR collapse

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has committed more than $400 million in debt finance to solar farms where RCR was in charge of the build-and-operate contract as part of a substantial commitment to push the development of the clean energy source in Australia. 440 more words


Badging and Blending, Writing and Learning

Badges. Writing-intensive. Active learning. Blended learning.

Oh, my.

These have been the buzzwords that have permeated professional conversations over the past few years, and have guided my path in developing the seminar course for Honors students that I am currently teaching, “ 1,515 more words


Expanding the OER Research Horizon - the OER Research Fellowship

If you celebrated a recent large-scale study at the University of Georgia showing Open Educational Resource’s (OER) positive impact on student outcomes, you’ll be excited to know that there are many other articles on the topic of OER efficacy and affordability thanks to John Hilton III and the OER Research Fellows. 1,450 more words

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