Higher education technology is constantly evolving and digital credentials are a vital part of the movement allowing learners to own proof of their learning. Edventures recently chose four vendors that offer edtech software that is specifically “future-proof.”
"Without question, there is an increasing focus on the world of digital credentials: Massachusetts Institute of Technology and eight universities are partnering on a digital credentialing initiative, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) just released a data model that allows us to understand credentials technologically. Underlying each approach is the need to ensure that any credentialing solution enables validity, portability, and security. Our take is that the solution best-suited to satisfy these three requirements is Credly’s Acclaim platform, founded in 2012, as its design allows users to access and share valid and secure credentials across several devices."
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