Sunday, February 2, 2014
The Gold Standard of Education
Nate Otto, the project coordinator for the Open Badges Design Principles Documentation Project posted a nicely detailed post about credit hours at Ottonomy.net. It covers some important ground for RMA readers. He quotes a 2012 report by Amy Laitinen that points out that while universities continue to be organized around credit hours, they routine refuse to refuse transfer credits from other institutions. This is a complex issue and there are certainly related issues of keeping tuition flowing for large undergrad courses. But is a great point. Check it out!