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Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it

"As digital learning environments, MOOCs are ideal for incorporating game elements. In fact, many MOOCs already have some kind of gamification, such as digital badges, which are becoming preferred alternative credentials in both the education and training spheres.

Gamification in MOOCs can take a variety of forms, from merely introducing a progress bar into courses (these now come standard in many learning management systems) to full-scale gamified training programs, with competitions, levels, content unlocking, rewards, and more…"


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Badges Lend Gravitas To Free Education Revolution - Forbes

Badges Lend Gravitas To Free Education Revolution - Forbes | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it

 I also mentioned in an earlier piece onMITx that badges might be a way for a free online Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) to verify competency. By James Marshall Crotty


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Non-Profit Launches MOOC on Digital Badges -- Campus Technology

Non-Profit Launches MOOC on Digital Badges -- Campus Technology | Massively MOOC | Scoop.it
The WICHE Cooperative for Education Technologies has partnered with Blackboard, Mozilla, and Sage Road Solutions to host a massive open online course examining the use of badges in professional credentialing.
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