TCC 2012 Special: Webinar on Badge-based Learning

NOTE: A recording of this session is available at: 


TCC 2012 and LearningTimes presents a special, pre-conference webinar on Badge-based learning. There is no charge for this event, and conference registration is not required.

Badge-Based Learning and 21st Century Skills
Jonathan Finkelstein, President and Founder of LearningTimes
April 10, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm EDT

For other timezones: 

Jonathan is also director of the BadgeStack project which is being integrated into TCC conference activities.

We are living in an age of opportunity for learning, specialization and innovation like none ever seen before. How do we connect interest-driven learning, as well as new skills and literacies, to a broader ecosystem of accreditation and recognition to enable each learner to capitalize on the learning experiences that they are already having, or to inspire and help them to seek out new ones, as well as to communicate their achievements and skills to necessary stakeholders? A digital badge ecosystem could play a critical role for diverse learners across the Web, and help translate that learning into a powerful tool for getting jobs, finding communities of practice, demonstrating skills or seeking out further learning.

This event is free and does not require registration for TCC 2012. Feel free to invite your friends and colleagues. Fifteen (15) minutes prior to the event, go to:

For more information:

There is still time to register for TCC 2012. Registration provides real-time and recorded access to keynotes, regional celebrity speakers, and 100 other concurrent sessions.

To register:

For information about unlimited registration for groups and campuses, contact Sharon Fowler, or register as a site at:

Contact Sharon also for a special University of Hawaii faculty & staff discounted rate.

The current schedule of sessions is posted on the TCC 2012 Program wiki along with descriptions of each session.

We hope to see you online shortly.

-Bert Kimura, Curtis Ho & Sharon Fowler
for the TCC 2012 Conference Team

About tcchawaiiadmin is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that produces the annual TCC Worldwide Online Conference in partnership with the LTEC department at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and LearningTimes of New York.
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