peer 2 peer university (p2pu) mozilla's "open badges"

Mozilla's "Open Badges"

We wrote last week about Mozilla's "Open Badges" project, which is exploring badges as an alternative pathway to accreditation and credentialing. It includes the development of a broad and open infrastructure that can support the growing badge ecosystem and let learners create a living transcript of skills and achievements. One amendment: the project is funded internally by Mozilla with significant support from the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The Hewlett Foundation contribution previously mentioned is supporting Peer-2-Peer University assessment and badge development work for the P2PU learning environments which will eventually plug into the Mozilla open badge infrastructure.

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