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Will Digital Badges Replace Resumes… and Diplomas? | Extreme ...

Will Digital Badges Replace Resumes… and Diplomas? | Extreme ... | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
235,100 total badges have been issued through Open Badge Initiative (OBI); 1,915 total issuers; Over 1400% growth rate from Dec 2012; 52,395 total backpacks; Over 265 companies across a variety of sectors (workforce ...
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Points and Badges in Gamification – Not Totally Evil. - Business 2 Community

Points and Badges in Gamification – Not Totally Evil. - Business 2 Community | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Points and Badges in Gamification – Not Totally Evil.
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The stock answer in gamification these days is that points and badges are bad gamification.
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Digital Badges and Mobile Learning

Digital Badges and Mobile Learning | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
In the twenty-first century, learning takes place almost everywhere, at all times, on all kinds of paths and at all kinds of paces. With the click of a mouse or the touch of a screen, young people ...
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Digital badge sets students on new course

Digital badge sets students on new course | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Deakin University will break new ground in Australian online education with two new initiatives to be unveiled later this year that are intended to channel potential students into its regular courses.
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Using P2PU to Badge Swedish Educators' MOOC

Using P2PU to Badge Swedish Educators' MOOC | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
As our Swedish MOOC for Educators, “Digitala Skollyftet” is nearing the end, some great projects have been awarded the Digitala Skollyftet Badge at P2PU. I'd like to take this opportunity to share the story behind our project ...
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Badges to Accredit Learning | TEL@Tees

Badges to Accredit Learning | TEL@Tees | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
The whole concept of Open Badges can be likened to Scouting badges, whereby a Scout demonstrates some skill or competency to the satisfaction of the Scout leader who then awards the badge which is proudly displayed on the Scout's uniform.
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IP&T Students Use Open Badges As One Method to Verify Learning

IP&T Students Use Open Badges As One Method to Verify Learning | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Students in many fields present portfolios to demonstrate their accomplishments to potential employers, but some skills can be difficult to represent.
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New Company Offers Third-Party Validation of Digital Badges - Campus Technology

New Company Offers Third-Party Validation of Digital Badges - Campus Technology | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
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A new company called Accreditrust hopes to address the need for independent, third-party certification of digital badges.
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Class Badges to Promote ...

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Class Badges to Promote ... | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Class Badges is a free online tool designed to help teachers use digital badges as rewards for accomplishing learning goals. The badges can be a useful tool for teachers to keep track of individual student accomplishments ...
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re-mediating assessment: The Varied Functions of Digital Badges in ...

re-mediating assessment: The Varied Functions of Digital Badges in ... | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Along the way, this post explores (a) how open badges are different than grades and other static (i.e., non-networked, evidence-free) credentials, (b) how we incorporated evidence of learning directly into the badges, and (c) the role of badges in...
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MOOCs, Badges and Open Educational Resources (OER): Online Conference

MOOCs, Badges and Open Educational Resources (OER): Online Conference | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Next week, Jisc RSC in the UK will be hosting a free online conference to discuss open badges, MOOCs and OERs over three days using the same Blackboard platform we used to host the Open Badges... (#MOOCs, @OpenBadges & Open Edu.
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Tech Transformation: Badges part 1 - for students

Tech Transformation: Badges part 1 - for students | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Open badges brings badging to education and provides a way to socially recognize accomplishments and encourage a skills-based approach to education while bringing in gamification to learning. The idea is to help ...
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Withings launches activity badges for gamification-based wellness ...

Withings launches activity badges for gamification-based wellness ... | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Scout-type badges are indeed a good way to add playfullness to a challenge. Collecting these “signs of success” quickly becomes a game and you end up wanting to receive more, which motivates you to do the right thing.
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Mozilla Open Badges 101: Digging into Badges [webinar] - YouTube

Open Badges Webinar Series Mozilla Open Badges 101: Digging Into Badges Click for the accompanying slides: http://www.slideshare.net/OpenBadges/mozilla-open-... (New to #openbadges? Watch Open Badges 101: Digging Into Badges.
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ISACA Launches Digital Badges for Credential Verification - Infosecurity Magazine

ISACA Launches Digital Badges for Credential Verification - Infosecurity Magazine | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
ISACA Launches Digital Badges for Credential Verification Infosecurity Magazine ISACA is using Open Badges technology to underpin the web-based credentials, and they're available for individuals who have earned the Certified Information Systems...
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Pearson's Open Badge Solution Provides Validated and Easy-to-Share Proof of ... - CNBC.com

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Scouting the Possibilities of Digital Badges | RIPS Law Librarian Blog

Scouting the Possibilities of Digital Badges | RIPS Law Librarian Blog | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
My colleagues and I proposed a session on digital badges in legal research for the AALL Annual Meeting. Much to our chagrin, we were turned down, but we are undeterred. We're still talking about digital badges and what ...
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Incentivize Students with Badges

Incentivize Students with Badges | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Last summer we released student badges, a feature that allows you to incentivize your students and provide recognition for their achievements.
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Open Badges MOOC: Open Badges and Trade School

Open Badges MOOC: Open Badges and Trade School | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
This blog is an attempt to see how two initiatives in learning that I have been involved in might come together. The first initiative concerns Open Badges, a new way of recognising, rewarding and accrediting learning.
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UC Davis's groundbreaking digital badge system for new sustainable agriculture program | Inside Higher Ed

UC Davis's groundbreaking digital badge system for new sustainable agriculture program | Inside Higher Ed | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
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Badges for Your Learners - National eXtension Initiative

Badges for Your Learners - National eXtension Initiative | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
In case you are wondering what digital badges are, how they get issued, and how they can be used, then you might be interested in reading about Mozilla's Open Badges project described at http://openbadges.org/about/.
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Julia Steiny: Digital Badges Bust Out of School-Defined Learning - GoLocal Worcester

Julia Steiny: Digital Badges Bust Out of School-Defined Learning - GoLocal Worcester | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
Julia Steiny: Digital Badges Bust Out of School-Defined Learning GoLocal Worcester Well, they're basically a high-tech version of Boy Scout badges, certifying that the young man sporting one of the iconic patches on his sash actually knows...
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Digital Badges at the Agricultural Sustainability Institute - The Wheel

At last month's DOLCE Meeting, Joanna Normoyle presented on the interesting work she's been doing at the UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Insti.
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How Honored is different from Raptr: Gamers get real badges for virtual ... - VentureBeat

How Honored is different from Raptr: Gamers get real badges for virtual ... - VentureBeat | The Daily Badger | Scoop.it
How Honored is different from Raptr: Gamers get real badges for virtual ...
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