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Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education

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http://techcrunch.com – As web-based learning platforms proliferate, and education increasingly happens in formal and informal settings and in both real and virtual classrooms, there is a growing need for a new form of credentialing that reflects these changes. Traditional, paper-based diplomas and certificates are no longer enough, but designing a meaningful, universal replacement for the old standard doesn’t happen over night. Luckily, Mozilla is on the case. Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education Back in September 2011, Mozilla announced that it (IT news)