The Coming Era of Alternative Credentialing

 

Futurist Thomas Frey:  Earlier this week the DaVinci Institute became the first organization in the world to offer Microdegrees® to the graduates of the Institute’s coding school, DaVinci Coders. People who complete courses in Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Swift/iOS, and Game Development will all be on track to receive this new form of credentialing.   Continue reading… “The Coming Era of Alternative Credentialing”

New Nanodegree program for iOS developers from Udacity

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Online education provider Udacity launched its Nanodegree program last year.  Partnering with AT&T, the initiative’s goal is to help people develop focused vocational specialties in a short period of time.

NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry.  For more info please visit davincicoders.com.   Continue reading… “New Nanodegree program for iOS developers from Udacity”

The ‘nanodegree’ – A new type of college degree created by AT&T and Udacity

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An instructor for Udacity teaching an online Python class.

AT&T and the online education provider Udacity have partnered to create the “nanodegree,” a new type of college degree similar to the Micro Colleges that Futurist Thomas Frey predicted. The vocationally focused nanodegree is designed to be a lifelong learning portfolio that would be widely recognized by the tech industry and far cheaper to obtain.

 

 

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