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GED lowers passing grade, adds tiers

The company selling the most commonly used GED test, has decided to lower what it considers a passing score, after changing to a new test that some considered to be “too hard”. This is a follow up to recent post here discussing how states were now offering...

Duolingo launches cert. program

Duolingo Launches Its Certification Program To Take On TOEFL Kudos to Gary for link. Gary asks, how soon will other certification programs be available such as this one for perhaps BS or MS? As we have noted over recent years, the big bottleneck for advancing new...

Minds Behind the MOOCs

The Minds Behind the MOOCs from the Chronicle of Higher Education presents a range of observations and reactions form professors involved in MOOCs. The single most common thread is that they take a lot of work to create and deliver  There is also pretty universal...

Global Knowledge IT training report

Global Knowledge report on jobs, salaries, and training in IT. Has section on certification trends. Interaction between enterprise and education a sector to watch during education revolution. Certification has an inside track over “degrees” in the long run...