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Title Foundation of digital badges and micro-credentials : demonstrating and recognizing knowledge and competencies / Dirk Ifenthaler, Nicole Bellin-Mularski, Dana-Kristin Mah, editors
Published Switzerland : Springer, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 530 pages) : 47 illustrations (some color)
Contents Theoretical foundation of digital badges -- Digital badges and micro-credentials : historical overview, motivational aspects, issues, and challenges -- A philosophy of open digital badges -- Keep calm and credential on : linking learning, life and work practices in a complex world -- Drivers, affordances and challenges of digital badges -- Evaluating the public promise -- Building collective belief in badges : designing trust networks -- Learning journeys in higher education : designing digital pathways badges for learning, motivation and assessment -- Technological frameworks and implementation -- Badging platforms : a scenario-based comparison of features and uses -- Adopting digital badges in higher education : scoping the territory -- Passport to designing, developing and issuing digital instructional badges -- Transforming workplace learning culture with digital badges -- The role of endorsement in open badges ecosystems -- Implementing a badging system faculty development -- Learning and instructional design considerations -- Toward a comprehensive theoretical framework for designing digital badges -- Digital badges and micro-credentials : digital age classroom practices, design strategies, and issues -- Digital badges : purposeful design in professional learning outcomes for K-12 educators -- Height vs depth in badging framework design -- What we can learn about digital badges from video games -- Digital badges as (parts of) digital portfolios : design patterns for educational and personal learning practice -- Badge claims : creativity, evidence and the curated learning journey -- Case studies : practices and experience -- Digital badges for professional development : teachers' perceptions of the value of a new credentialing currency -- When digital badges work : it's not about the badges, it's about learning ecosystems -- The authority behind the badge : a practice analysis case study -- Student perceptions of digital badges as recognition of achievement and engagement in co-curricular activities -- Applied gamification : creating reward systems for organizational professional development -- Implementing digital badges in Australia : the importance of institutional context -- Development and implementation of digital badges for learning science, technology, engineering and math practices in secondary contexts : a pedagogical approach with empirical evidence -- Epilogue -- Moving forward with digital badges in education
Summary This edited volume provides insight into how digital badges may enhance formal, non-formal and informal education by focusing on technical design issues including organizational requirements, learning and instructional design, as well as deployment. It features current research exploring the theoretical foundation and empirical evidence of the utilization of digital badges as well as case studies that describe current practices and experiences in the use of digital badges for motivation, learning, and instruction in K-12, higher education, workplace learning, and further education settings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebook Library, viewed November 9, 2016)
Subject Digital badges.
Rewards and punishments in education.
Educational technology.
Form Electronic book
Author Ifenthaler, Dirk, editor
Bellin-Mularski, Nicole, editor
Mah, Dana-Kristin, editor
ISBN 3319154257 (electronic bk.)
9783319154251 (electronic bk.)