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Learn More About Digital Badge System Models and Design: Webinar Nov. 16 @ 3 pm

Digital Badge System Models and Design

Webinar: Nov. 16, 3:00 to 3:50 PM EST

The HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation’s Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition, launched in collaboration with the Mozilla Foundation, focuses on badges as a means to inspire learning, confirm accomplishment, or validate the acquisition of knowledge or skills.

During this live webinar for prospective applicants to the 2nd stage of the competition, we will delve deeper into the badge…


Posted on November 15, 2011 at 2:14pm — 1 Comment

Digital Badges for 21st Century Learning

Over the past few years, a new approach to signaling individual skills and competencies has emerged the cutting edge of the education sector. Badges, already used successfully in games, social networking sites and youth development groups such as the Girl Scouts and 4-H, are now being developed in digital form to represent the wide range of non-traditional learning experiences critical to success in a global society.

Digital badges can showcase learning that takes place outside of…


Posted on November 7, 2011 at 10:30am

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