Will "badges" certifying passage of an online college course be enough to help college students get a job, instead of course credits from in person attendance? Online delivery of classes continues to disrupt the traditional on-campus, in-person model. What's lost in this process as well as what's gained?
Beyond the College Degree, Online Educational Badges
Some educators see a future where alternative forms of credentials, such as “badges” certifying exactly which skills had been learned, will be widely accepted by employers.