Ok so I have been working on some badge creation and issuing for work and today we launched our first official badge in recognition of our ALT Assembly Members. I’m still ironing out some teeny problems with sharing the actual image on social media but having tested the WordPress embed here that all seems to be working fine .. so hopefully if you click on this image it should take you to my Open Badge Passport. ALT Assembly Member Association for Learning Technology
This is a reblog of a post by the lovely Sheila Mc from her blog howsheilaseesIT which outlines a brief summary of her findings following the #GCUGamesOn Online Experience. I took part in this and enjoyed it very much and I am VERY proud to say I got all three medals … interesting stuff 🙂
See on Scoop.it – OER and OEP The digital badge revolution is nearing. I continue to see open badges as far superior to past and present forms of documenting learning and achievements Deb Baff‘s insight: Badges for motivation ..it works for me See on etale.org
Whoo hoo just claimed these 🙂 100 Points Tune in or watch the weekly recording of each week’s webinar to achieve the this badge. Click this badge link to view Instructions for getting this badge. 500 Points Automatically earn this topic badge for completing at least three of the badged activities from week 3. 10 Points Click on this badge link to ‘check-in’ and see who else is also active in this topic.
I think … I am very motivated by badges … this has surprised, intrigued and frustrated me. What is it that I like about badges ? Well as an ex brownie and girl guide who didn’t actually obtain many badges I think it might be a throwback wish to obtain something that says ” I did that ” – however although it means something to me I wonder what it means to other people ? When I explain to people outside the OER world they look at me with a sort of ” aw bless ” look but people inside the inner OER sanctum are definitely divided into those that ” get it” and those that just plain hate ’em. In the words of Bernard Bull in his blog Etale – Life in the digital world Digital badges are a new currency for credentialing in a world of connected learning. …