This week we look at Pedagogy & Assessment with particular emphasis on digital Badges as tools to support & document learning and make it portable. Unlike a line in a resume that leaves the content at the university, a badge carries the content with the student.
For me the day it all changed was 6 August 1991 when Tim Berners-Lee posted the 1st web page. Course instructor Cathy N. Davidson seems paradoxically uninterested in Berners-Lee’s insight and prefers to focus on 22 April 1993, the day the Mosaic web browser was released. Either way, for about 22 years the world has been a different place, and we’re taking this course today to think about how education can catch up.