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Independent Educational Portfolios – Accredible

The second educational portfolio product birthed during the MOOC era is Accredible and you can take a look at a half-finished Accredible portfolio of the work I’ve done for my Degree of Freedom project here. As I mentioned yesterday, a traditional educational portfolio is made up of work samples (called artifacts), with space allowing students to […]

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Evidence

With my senior year technically starting tomorrow, it’s looking increasingly likely that I’ll be able to finish my One Year BA by the end of the year as planned. When I interviewed Scott Young about his own extreme learning project (the MIT Challenge), he mentioned the value of having collected and made public evidence demonstrating […]

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Independent Educational Portfolios

Continuing the subject I ended with last time (“What is college for?”), traditional answers to that question include: College is a time for intellectual exploration (and even indulgence) College offers young people a rite of passage between the end of adolescence and young adulthood Completion of a college degree provides a credential that can be […]

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