From a consumer perspective, two concurrent races are taking place in the internet’s service economy. The first race concerns security – from encryption to authentication, to preventive measures against threats and fraud attempts. The second race can be characterized as “seamlessness,” and refers to a individual’s ability to easily navigate and transact online without fear. The ultimate winner of these races must ultimately excel at both.
In Moodle courses, teachers can create Credly badges with the Credly plugin, which they can award with complete autonomy. The issued badges then are hosted on the Credly site, at credly.com. Students can then link to those on their CVs or portfolios.