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Stephen Downes

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This post is related to the item on microcredentials, also in today's newsletter. "Imagine completing a course and earning a credential and automatically unlocking work-based learning opportunities and receiving college entrance invitations." It's an interesting idea, and the trick is to make it work without surveillance and tracking, but in such a way that the learning records are reliable indicators of learning and skills. In addition to discussing the concept, Tom Vander Ark lists a number (seven) specific projects working on some version of portable learning records.

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