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A philosophy of open digital badges

One of the most promising educational technology tools, open digital badges, is quickly changing curricula, job acquisition, and workforce credentialing. Learning data, assessments, and expert validation made accessible in social media create a transparency that may well be suited for critical questions in education. Operating from a framework of establishing how badges are currently employed in learning - the influential contexts of individuals and communities, and data aggregation - raises questions concerning the roles of instructors, badge providers, and learning management systems. This '... Show more

Authors: Willis, James E.; Flintoff, Kim; McGraw, Bridget

Published: Cham, Switzerland, Springer, 2016

Resource type: Book chapter

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