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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Badging in the Classroom--Our Definitive Guide -- THE Journal

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Badging in the Classroom--Our Definitive Guide -- THE Journal | E-Learning Methodology | Scoop.it
With new programs and standards emerging, digital badges are helping students prove what they've learned in--and outside--school.


March was a big month in the world of digital badging. The MacArthur Foundation showcased winners of its Badges for Lifelong Learning competition at the Digital Media and Learning Conference in Chicago--one year after awarding those winners $2 million worth of development grants. The city of Chicago itself announced that badging would be a key component of its Summer of Learning program, which is being called the largest citywide learning campaign in the country. And after 18 months of development and testing, the Mozilla Foundation, maker of the Firefox web browser, unveiled version 1.0 of its Open Badges Infrastructure (OBI) specification.

Read more at http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/05/30/copy-of-everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-badging-in-the-classroom-our-definitive-guide.aspx?=THEELR#2KAXryDC6UolslAY.99

Via Dennis T OConnor, Renee Maufroid, Juergen Wagner
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Openbadges - MoodleDocs

Openbadges - MoodleDocs | E-Learning Methodology | Scoop.it

Moodle's Open Badges plugin. Still in alpha and planned for a Moodle 2.5 release (I think).


Have managed to have a play with it on a friends install and it is AWESOME.


See the other Scoopit entry for details on the documentation.

Via gideonwilliams
Tim Hopper's curator insight, April 14, 2013 10:45 AM

Badges on Moodle, ok gamifying courses here wme come.

Johannes Maurek's curator insight, April 16, 2013 2:59 AM

Badgets as a new form of competence-improvement. Also availble in Moodle soon. Very interesting topic!

Monica Goddard's comment, April 22, 2013 5:36 PM
I am finishing a class Games In Learning and Assessment through UW-Stout. The class was a game, the player had to earn both quest and reward badges. It was created in Badgestack. Very cool way to learn.