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Buzzmath Launches Common Core Aligned Open Badges - PR Web (press release)

Buzzmath Launches Common Core Aligned Open Badges - PR Web (press release) | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Buzzmath Launches Common Core Aligned Open Badges PR Web (press release) One of the first Open Badges systems built in collaboration with Mozilla, the MacArthur Foundation, and HASTAC is now accessible in Buzzmath, Scolab Inc.'s math practice...
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Signs Of Change: American Alliance of Museums' Digital Badges - Associations Now

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Signs Of Change: American Alliance of Museums' Digital Badges Associations Now In the past two years she's become increasingly interested in digital credentialing—a form of online education in which the student receives a publicly visible “badge,”...
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SQA investigates opportunities with Mozilla's Open Badges initiative

There was a flurry of twitter activity last month when the Scottish Qualification Authority announced its intention to investigate the opportunities presented by an innovative approach to displayin...
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LOOCing into the future of digital learning - University of British Columbia

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University of British Columbia LOOCing into the future of digital learning University of British Columbia The two units have introduced the University's first LOOC, or local open online course, as part of UBC's Master of Educational Technology...
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Open Digital Badges and Medical Education #openbadgesMOOC ...

Open Digital Badges and Medical Education #openbadgesMOOC ... | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Hi everyone - this is a cross post from my blog at http://rjh.goingeast.ca. The idea of Open Badges in the context of continuing medical education first occurred to me during a project meeting where I am a consultant ...
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Tech Transformation: Badges as currency for teacher professional ...

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Badges as currency for teacher professional development. This year at school we have introduced personalized PD for our teachers based on them identifying their strengths and areas of growth. Every teacher at school is ...
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DigitalMe Launches New Online Accreditation 'Open Badges' for Students ... - PR Web (press release)

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DigitalMe Launches New Online Accreditation 'Open Badges' for Students ...
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New Digital Badges are now available for young people to earn by completing Safe - the Certificate in Social Networking.
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Open Badges: What it is and Why it Matters | LearnDash

Open Badges: What it is and Why it Matters | LearnDash | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
To help accomplish this, the Mozilla Open Badges initiative was born. What is it? I could write a few sentences about Open Badges, but I believe the description on their website sums it up perfectly: Get recognition for learning ...
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MoMA to Use Credly to Issue Digital Badges for Online Course Completion - Marketwired (press release)

MoMA to Use Credly to Issue Digital Badges for Online Course Completion - Marketwired (press release) | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
MoMA to Use Credly to Issue Digital Badges for Online Course Completion Marketwired (press release) NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 01, 2013) - Credly, the leading platform for managing digital badges and credentials, announced that The Museum...
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Educators Hail Launch of Makebadges—New Web Tool for Creating Digital ... - DigitalJournal.com

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Open Badges: Has the jury come back yet? - www.intrallect.com

Open Badges: Has the jury come back yet? - www.intrallect.com | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
If you have been aware of Mozilla’s Open Badges initiative since it was launched in September 2011 you may be wondering, as I am, how it is going.
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Learning Futures » Open Badges are more than Pretty Pictures

Learning Futures » Open Badges are more than Pretty Pictures | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
One of the reasons why Open Badges are so popular is their ability to make visible what people have achieved. And the way to make the achievements visible is through the display of a picture. Several times I commented that ...
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re-mediating assessment: In Theory and In Practice: Digital Badges ...

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re-mediating assessment. wherein we consider the possibilities for participatory approaches to assessment of learning with digital badges, online learning, open courses, MOOCs, and beyond ...
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Make Badges | Teacher Tech

Make Badges | Teacher Tech | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Recently I discovered Makebadges. http://www.makebadg.es/badge.html This website makes it really easy to create badges, avatars and banners. I am able to upload my own icons into the center of the badges.
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One Million Open Badges Pledged to Recognise Learning and Skills via ... - PR Web (press release)

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re-mediating assessment: What Do You Mean by 'Badges?'

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RT @ProExam: Basically, "digital badges are web-enabled #credentials." Great #OpenBadges explanatory post http://t.co/dkyWPz822k (@dthickey)
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Gamifying Business to Drive Employee Engagement and Performance

By adding game mechanics holistically to training and other business-critical processes, organizations can improve employee engagement, boost productivity and l ("#Gamification is much more than leader boards and badges".Read what @afanning has to...
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Five Ways Digital Badges Can Influence Learning | The EvoLLLution

Five Ways Digital Badges Can Influence Learning | The EvoLLLution | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Unlike grades, badges can contain data that describe an achievement, the criteria required to meet the achievement and evidence of how those criteria were met. Badges can supplement traditional grades by providing a ...
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Badges, credit, and accreditation in online edu...

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Digital badges represent a new, innovative mechanism for verifying achievement and attainment of pre-specified skills and competencies in higher education.
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CORONA-NORCO: 'Digital badges' inspire students to learn - Press-Enterprise

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Dylan Palacpac, 15, looks at the digital badges he has earned Friday Oct. 4, at John F. Kennedy Middle College High School in Norco.
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A Principal's Reflections: Integration of Digital Badges to Acknowledge Professional Learning

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Great read. MT @NMHS_Principal: Integration of Digital Badges to Acknowledge Professional Learning: http://t.co/oTiEUiO4xB #edchat #ce13
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Value, Cognitive Authority, and Digital Badges

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The major question that I have had since I’ve started exploring new hosting opportunities for our ORMS badges involves aspects of value, credibility, and “sincerity” of design involved in our badging infrastructure. Put simply, I believe that people will make judgments about the believability, credibility, and relevance of the digital badges based on elements of the metadata, the images used, and where the badge is hosted.

 


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An argument for the view that "people will make judgments about the believability, credibility, and relevance [of] digital badges based on elements of the metadata, the images used, and where the badge is hosted" -  likely to have relevance for the #oerrhub hypotheses on informal assessment methods and informal support for learning.

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Keeping Up With… Digital Badges For Instruction

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The latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL's new online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This month's issue features a ...
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Are digital badges the new 'disruptive' technology? | Distance ...

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Over the last year, the concept of digital badges has been gaining momentum in states and school district initiatives across the country. But thanks to a new standard, emerging technology experts are calling digital badges the ...
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Mozilla Open Badges 101: Behind the Badges (a webinar)

Open Badges Webinar Series Mozilla Open Badges 101: Behind the Badges Click for the accompanying slides: http://bit.ly/OB101Sept19slides Mozilla's Open Badge... (Missed the #OpenBadges webinar today?
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