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Out With the Degree, In With the Badge: How Badges Motivate Learning And 7 Tips To Use It Right - InformED

Out With the Degree, In With the Badge: How Badges Motivate Learning And 7 Tips To Use It Right - InformED | Digital badging | Scoop.it

How Digital Badges Motivate Learning And 7 Tips To Use Them Right: http://t.co/iH8LsIWyau via @inform_ed


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grainnehamilton's curator insight, August 15, 2013 5:33 AM

Controversial title but the article investigates ways in which Open Badges can augment 'traditional' degrees and provides tips on how to get started with creating a badge system.

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Five Ways Digital Badges Can Influence Learning

Five Ways Digital Badges Can Influence Learning | Digital badging | Scoop.it

RT @kyledbowen: RT @EvoLLLution: @kyledbowen & Andrea Thomas at discuss 5 ways badges influence learning http://t.co/FH4AAwaHFf #edu13


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grainnehamilton's curator insight, October 21, 2013 11:41 AM

Useful summary of five areas where digital badges could add value. The article is by the Director of Informatics at Purdue University, which was one of the first higher education institutions to explore the potential of Mozilla's Open Badges.

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Sue Hellman's resources6's curator insight, August 28, 2014 10:34 AM

"Badges have the potential to help faculty think through lessons they want their students to learn, the ways in which students learn and the evidence that can be used to validate student success."


1. Provide evidence of achievements

2.  Motivate students to pursue deeper learning

3. Allow students and instructors to personalize learning paths

4. Act as open and shareable credentials

5. Recognize various types of learning for the versatile student