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Alternative Digital Credentials: Don’t reinvent the wheel, fix it if it’s broken

Naidu , Som (2019) Alternative Digital Credentials: Don’t reinvent the wheel, fix it if it’s broken. Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver.

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    Abstract

    Interest in digital and micro credentialing has been on the rise for some time. The key drivers of this interest is the growth in learning opportunities from unconventional sources and the non-formal sector. Other reasons for this interest have to do with a demand from employers for more and different kinds of information about learning achievement that is provided on the usual qualifications certification and transcripts. They also include the affordances of digital technologies for capturing such information and disseminating them reliably across platforms and domains. Proponents of alternative digital credentials (ADCs) suggest that digital and micro-credentials are the way of the future. ADCs may take the form of a digital passport, an eportfolio or a 3D CV. Any of these is intended to contain a lot more information on a person’s competencies than what is often available in a graduation diploma or a transcript. This kind of information will include such things as products of one’s activities, critical reflections on their learning experiences, and testimonials from others.

    Item Type: Other
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL)
    Depositing User: Som Naidu
    Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2019 16:10
    Last Modified: 23 Dec 2019 16:10
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/11886
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