Recognize Diverse Learning:

Design Principle R5: Recognize Diverse LearningBadges allow educators to recognize other types of learning that don’t fit in their traditional credential systems, including learning that happens in informal contexts and talents or expertise previously invisible from learners’ conscious awareness.

 

Skills, Positional Good or Social Closure? The Role of Education Across Structural–institutional Labour Market Settings | van de Werfhorst

van de Werfhorst, Herman. (2011b). Skills, positional good or social closure? The role of education across structural–institutional labour market settings. Journal of Education and Work  24: 521-548. Retrieved from http://www.hermanvandewerfhorst.socsci.uva.nl/JEW2011.pdf This paper examined the role of education in the labor

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Sweet Water AQUAPONS

Sweet Water AQUAPONS is an online platform where students gain digital badges as they learn the skills needed in aquaponics. The Sweet Water Foundation (SWF) developed AQUAPONS to provide self-directed learning opportunities to future sustainable agriculture practitioners and expand the field of aquaponics by creating a replicable model for urban agriculture education.

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The Mobius Effect: Addressing Learner Variance in Schools | Tomlinson

Tomlinson, C. The mobius effect: Addressing learner variance in schools. Journal of Learning Disabilities 37 (6): 516-524 http://people.virginia.edu/~cat3y/EDIS_882/February%2019_files/Tomlinson_mobius.pdf In this article Tomlinson first examines the constructs of giftedness and remedial learners, as well as current practice and understanding of race and

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Training Tomorrow’s Workforce | Lerman

Lerman, R.I. (2009). Training tomorrow’s workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers. Center for American Progress. Retrieved from:http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001360_training_tomorrow.pdf In the publication “Training Tomorrow’s Workforce,” Lerman (2009, pdf) discussed the wide array of skills individuals learn in

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Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Preparing Librarians to Meet the Needs of 21st Century Teens

Preface The information contained in this project appendix was gathered from the original project proposal that was funded in 2012 and interviews with project leaders through the end of 2014.  This appendix and the overall design principles database from the

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Mozilla Open Badges
Digital Badges are web-enabled credentials of learning or accomplishment. -Erin Knight, director of the Badge Alliance
Badges contain detailed claims about learning, links to actual evidence of learning, and they're shareable over the web. -Dan Hickey, DPD Project Lead Investigator
To me, digital badges represent the bridge between formal learning & informal structures. -Alex Halavais, DML research competition winner
Open Badges can help people tell a verifiable story about their accomplishments. -Nate Otto, DPD Project coordinator
Regardless of where you start, it’s more than likely you’ll end up somewhere other than your intended destination. That’s okay. Systems are living things, and your badge system needs to be flexible. You must embrace a bit of chaos in its design. -Carla Casilli, Director of Design + Practice at the Badge Alliance