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Badges Series, Part 4: The Emergence of the BadgeAlliance

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Do you think you can pass the supreme BadgeGeek test? If so, good luck. Your challenge: make it through this interview. To appease my inner BadgeGeek, I reached out to Erin Knight, executive director of the Badge Alliance. To conclude my four-part DMLcentral series on badges, I needed her help.… more

Badges For Learning Series, Part 3: A Case Against Standardized Badges

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In my first two posts in this series (“My Beef With Badges” and “Getting the Full Picture”), I called on the emerging badging community to stop conflating our aspirations with our achievements and then modeled one way to share a more accurate picture of the challenges we all face.… more

Badges For Learning Series, Part 2: Getting The Full Picture

Badges For Learning Series, Part 2: Getting The Full Picture Blog Image

In my previous post, “My Beef With Badges,” I called on the emerging badging community to stop conflating our aspirations with our achievements, and to start sharing a more accurate picture of the challenges we all face. I also tried to make clear that I have been a part of the very problem I now aim to address.… more