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Badges for Education; Rumblings and Discourse
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Free Technology for Teachers: Class Badges Adds a New Make ...

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Applications for Education Class Badges is being used by some teachers to help students track their progress toward the completion of large research projects. Some teachers are using Class Badges to document students' ...
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IU School of Education faculty member awarded grant to study online expertise - Indiana University

IU School of Education faculty member awarded grant to study online expertise - Indiana University | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
IU School of Education faculty member awarded grant to study online expertise Indiana University His study "Connecting Badges and Expertise in Interest-Driven Affinity Spaces" starts in May as part of the School of Education's Center for Research...
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New Resource: Digital Badges: An Annotated Research Bibliography | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

New Resource: Digital Badges: An Annotated Research Bibliography | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
The bibliography provides an iterative and collaborative scholarly resource to organize the growing body of literature on digital badges, open badges and badge systems.
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Smithsonian Quests Takes Learners on Journey of Discovery and ...

Smithsonian Quests Takes Learners on Journey of Discovery and ... | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies has announced the launch of Smithsonian Quests, a digital badge program that fosters project-based learning. Smithsonian Quests inspires students to explore ...
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Providence Rhode Island School District uses badges to teach 'real ...

Nora Flemming reports in the Education Week article, R.I. Students Gaining 'Badges,' Credits Outside School: Many schools encourage students to get real-world experience outside school walls. But very few offer course ...
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High School Credit Awarded for Anytime, Anywhere Learning

High School Credit Awarded for Anytime, Anywhere Learning | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Nora Fleming has her fingers in a variety of editorial endeavors at Education Week. She’s been an education reporter for a newspaper in California and held editorial jobs at a number of other publications and organizations.
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Using Open Badges to give focus and meaning to descriptor-based ...

To achieve this we need a find a simple but universal litmus test to help us gauge when an Open Badge can be issued. What lead me to thinking about this recently was my son Jack's terrible school report.
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Do You Need a Diploma? New Ways Schools Are Evaluating ...

Do You Need a Diploma? New Ways Schools Are Evaluating ... | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Is the future of education filled with badges? As one Brigham Young University professor put it, “Employers look at degrees because it's a quick way to evaluate all 300 people who apply for a job. But as soon as there's some ...
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What if Badges Replaced Grades? | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

What if Badges Replaced Grades? | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
The common understanding is that if students work hard in school they earn "A’s." For many however, there is a much straighter route to that "A." (What if Badges Replaced Grades?
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Free Seminar > Digital Badges - Dec 1-15, 2012 | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Free Seminar > Digital Badges - Dec 1-15, 2012 | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
DescriptionDuring this two-week seminar we will explore digital badges from concept through to implementation. The seminar will focus on the possible pedagogies and technology required for implementing digital badges.
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IU Eyes Global Audience in Online Learning Venture - Higher ...

IU plans to spend $8 million as it shifts from its School of Continuing Studies to massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that will offer educational badges to students who complete the courses and master certain skills but ...
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#beyondthetextbook

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I just don't think badges, http://t.co/p43Ve0H3 prizes have any significant impact on deeper student learning. Seems sill...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Class Badges Adds a New Make ...

Free Technology for Teachers: Class Badges Adds a New Make ... | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Applications for Education Class Badges is being used by some teachers to help students track their progress toward the completion of large research projects. Some teachers are using Class Badges to document students' ...
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Badges Lend Gravitas To Free Education Revolution - Forbes

Badges Lend Gravitas To Free Education Revolution - Forbes | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
There are still just as many questions as answers when it comes to online learning, including whether it is best suited for rote, more easily commoditized, “training” as opposed to more complex and nuanced “education.” Nevertheless, at least my...
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Rich credentialing: Could badges enhance student learning ...

Would badges signal the further erosion of Enlightenment-inflected ideals about what constitutes a coherent and well-rounded undergraduate education? Questions such as these are critical, but I believe the logic and ...
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Apple's Jony Ive gets Blue Peter badge, cites programme as inspiring his ... - Digital Arts Online

Apple's Jony Ive gets Blue Peter badge, cites programme as inspiring his ... - Digital Arts Online | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
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Students Gaining 'Badges,' Credits Outside School... | in the cloud

Students Gaining 'Badges,' Credits Outside School... | in the cloud | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Students Gaining 'Badges,' Credits Outside School “ A collaborative project between a nonprofit organization, the Providence After School Alliance, or PASA, and the 23500-student Providence district...
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Bobcat Badges

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Bobcat Badges | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Beye Badges #edtech #education @soxnevad http://t.co/jRopOPMA
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Four Innovation Trends to Watch in 2013 | HigherEd: Disrupted or Disruptor? Your Choice.

Four Innovation Trends to Watch in 2013 | HigherEd: Disrupted or Disruptor? Your Choice. | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Will badging go big? Will multitasking be monetized? And other questions for the new year. The OECD economies may be sluggish; America may or may not hurtle over fiscal cliffs; and BRICs may not be growing quite as fast as their champions hoped.
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Watch & Practice with Jess Klein's Visual Badge Design Session | Video & Exercises Available

Watch & Practice with Jess Klein's Visual Badge Design Session | Video & Exercises Available | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Last week Mozilla designer Jess Klein presented a webinar to Digital Media & Learning grantees on the topic of visual badge design best practices and planning. You can try her design exercises here...

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Last week Mozilla designer Jess Klein presented a webinar to Digital Media & Learning grantees on the topic of visual badge design best practices and planning. You can try her design exercises here andwatch the session, including observations about badge systems that are currently in development. We could have talked for another hour easily and definitely recommend taking a look. Thanks to Carla Casilli for hosting and Sheryl Grant for facilitating.

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Upcoming Blended Librarian Webcast, "Digital Badges for Learning: Exploring the Possible Impact on Higher Education & Libraries | Blended Librarianship

Upcoming Blended Librarian Webcast, "Digital Badges for Learning: Exploring the Possible Impact on Higher Education & Libraries | Blended Librarianship | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
On Friday, 12/14/12 Steven Bell and John Shank and their guest, Jonathan Finkelstein, Founder and Executive Producer of LearningTimes and Director of the BadgeStack Project, invite you to attend the next Blended Librarians webcast.
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Khan Academy Brings Its 3,500+ Educational Videos To The iPhone ...

Khan Academy Brings Its 3,500+ Educational Videos To The iPhone ... | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
Whether or not one believes Khan Academy is helping to reinvent education, it's hard to dispute the fact that Khan (and now his team) are an educational..
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80% Of Gamified Applications Will Fail To Meet Biz Objectives By 2014 - Biztech2.com

80% Of Gamified Applications Will Fail To Meet Biz Objectives By 2014 - Biztech2.com | Badge Talk | Scoop.it
80% Of Gamified Applications Will Fail To Meet Biz Objectives By 2014Biztech2.com“As a result, in many cases, organisations are simply counting points, slapping meaningless badges on activities and creating gamified applications that are simply not...
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IU to offer educational 'badges' as online learning venture expands ...

by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Indiana University hopes to reach unlimited numbers of students worldwide through an aggressive new online education model. IU plans to spend $8 million as it shifts from its School of ...
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