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  • A digital diploma could serve as a record of a person's life, organized around the awarding of different diplomas indicating various levels of educational achievement.
  • The owner of the diploma could add family and personal history, including events, people, and places important to his or her life story.
  • Publicly available digital diplomas could inform future generations as well as the current one, highlighting good and bad episodes in a person's life and serving as a resource for future research into communities and events.


Originally published in EDUCAUSE Review.

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