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Report: Digital Badges Help Learners Demonstrate Accomplishments, Need Documentation for Credibility -- THE Journal

Report: Digital Badges Help Learners Demonstrate Accomplishments, Need Documentation for Credibility -- THE Journal | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Digital badges can help students pursue personal learning pathways and provide a standardized platform for learners to demonstrate their accomplishments, according to a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation.
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Put a Badge On It

Put a Badge On It | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Opportunities for connected learning through a newly emerging ecosystem. GUEST COLUMN | by Deborah Everhart In the past year, we’ve seen a flurry of highly publicized new phenomena in education.
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Chris Carter's curator insight, June 29, 2013 10:20 AM

For the badgers out there.

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Digital Badges as Mother Nature Intended | Credly Blog

Digital Badges as Mother Nature Intended | Credly Blog | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Badges of honour

Badges of honour | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
"Will I get a certificate for this?" No matter how much we try to cultivate an informal learning culture within our organisations, this question pops up time and again. It's a symptom of the way wo...
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The Evolving use of Badges in Education

The Evolving use of Badges in Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Rewards as a Way to Motivate Students to Learn Today’s schools commonly use grade-based evaluations where students get rewarded for the knowledge they gain.
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Chris Carter's curator insight, June 16, 2013 12:43 PM

Badges?!? We DO need these badges!

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Explaining Open Badges through analogy

Explaining Open Badges through analogy | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Sometimes it's best to explain things through analogies. Here's some analogies for Open Badges.
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Open Badges Transform the Higher Education and Labor Markets

Open Badges Transform the Higher Education and Labor Markets | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education | TechCrunch

Mozilla Launches Open Badges 1.0, A New Standard to Recognize and Verify Online Learning and Education | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As web-based learning platforms proliferate, and education increasingly happens in formal and informal settings and in both real and virtual classrooms, there is a growing need for a new form of credentialing that reflects these changes.
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Open Badges Elevator Pitch v0.2

Another attempt to explain Open Badges (http://openbadges.org) quickly whilst retaining some nuance. Things I missed out: - Badge backpacks - Details about t...

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Project Q&A With: NatureBadges: Open Source Nature & Science Badge System | HASTAC

Project Q&A With: NatureBadges: Open Source Nature & Science Badge System | HASTAC | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Badges For Your Moodle | Gamification Badges for Moodle Learning Motivation!

Badges For Your Moodle | Gamification Badges for Moodle Learning Motivation! | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

MoodleBadges Free is a library of expertly designed gamification badges for use in your own learning management software. Better than digital chocolate, these badges represent awards, skills and achievements in a fun visual fashion!


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Cath Ellis's curator insight, June 29, 2013 7:14 PM

These are great badges, at least they wilmaking us ideas on making new ones

Maria Zappa Kasapidi's curator insight, July 2, 2013 1:30 AM

Τα Badges (μετάλλια ή διακρίσεις) είναι μια από τις νέες δυνατότητες της έκδοσης 2.5 και είναι συμβατά με τα Mozilla Open Badges.

Η χρήση τους περιγράφεται αναλυτικά (σε απλά Ελληνικά...) στην ενότητα "Βαθμοί & Μετάλλια" του μαθήματος "Moodle for Administrators and Course Creators" στο www.schoolessons.gr/school-corner

 

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New Open Badges napkin sketch

New Open Badges napkin sketch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Shiny!
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Design Principles for Assessing Learning with Digital Badges | HASTAC

Design Principles for Assessing Learning with Digital Badges | HASTAC | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Open badges for learning: a new way to recognise skills and achieve...

A presentation at the annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Librarians and Information Professionals in Scotland, 4th June 2013.
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The future of credentials: Will degrees and resumes make room for the badge?

The future of credentials: Will degrees and resumes make room for the badge? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
How do we tell other people what we’re good at? It’s an important question. Not just when it’s time to look for work, but when we’re signing up for activities, applying to colleges, or just trying to pass second grade.
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Chris Carter's curator insight, April 29, 2013 2:52 AM

Let's start the discussion! I want to earn my "Discussionizer" badge!

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Open Badges: How Mozilla's Newest Project Could Improve Continuing Education - Matt Russell

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Open Badges and Proficiency-Based Education: A Path to a New Age of Enlightenment - Transhumanity.net

Open Badges and Proficiency-Based Education: A Path to a New Age of Enlightenment - Transhumanity.net | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Badges 101 Badge A major and tremendously promising opportunity has emerged to achieve a new Age of Enlightenment through technology and to enable large numbers of people to desire, seek out, and enjoy learning.
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