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An Open Badge is a digital representation of a skill or achievement earned from a creditable organization. This session presents a framework for how school districts can leverage open badges to encourage and reward professional growth through non-traditional…Read More »
I once again found myself in an Open Badges session with the good people from DigitalMe today. It was a very positive event overall and some exciting stuff will happen as a result. Attendees were given a chance to express the things that…Read More »
The emergence of open online learning courses brings in to sharp relief the viability of existing forms of teacher provided formative and summative assessment. For such courses that carry no charge for participation alternative structures for engaging, motivating…Read More »
Some higher ed institutions are experimenting with digital badges as a way to encourage and document learning among faculty and staff. Badges are quickly becoming acceptable currency in the world of higher education. Purdue University, for example, known for…Read More »
Open badges for education: what are the implications at the intersection of open systems and badging?
Badges have garnered great interest among scholars of digital media and learning. In addition, widespread initiatives such as Mozilla’s Open Badge Framework expand the potential of badging into the realm of open education. In this paper, we explicate…Read More »