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Deck from "Badging Economies in the Classroom: A Course Badging Workshop" Deakin University 14 November 2014 Mike Goudzwaard and Michael Evans For workshop content and notes see: CC-BY-SA 3.0


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Badging Economies in the Classroom: A Course Badging WorkshopMichael EvansNeukom FellowDartmouth CollegeMike GoudzwaardInstructional DesignerDartmouth CollegeDeakin University14 November 2014Available under Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0 license:

I. IntroductionsMike and MichaelYou!Badging EconomiesA Dartmouth example2How do we communicate skills, knowledge, and accomplishmentsthat are not obvious from other records?Digital Media AnalysisComplete in-class workshop

Complete supervised assignmentComplete collaborative assignment

AND evaluate Mediathread

Digital ScholarshipComplete response memos on three out of five topics (earns progress badges)

Design a project plan in consultation with instructor

Keep a project journal

Report project results in a Mediathread composition

Issues to considerWhat problem do they solve?CommunicationMotivationCertification

How to integrate?Grading vs. competencyLMS vs. manual

How to validate/provide evidence?Portfolios

How to evaluate?Student uptakeMotivationII. Course Design and Badge DesignForm 4 groups Each group selects ONE challenge topic from the tableTalk/Discuss/Argue/Debate the topic in your groupAfter 10 minutes, 1-2 people from each group will share out the key points from their group discussion

7III. Badge Slam!Pick one current problem that a badge (or badges) might solveAs a class, work through the Guiding Badge Questions (GBQs) for that badge (This is surprisingly challenging!)Break into groups and repeat the GBQs for a current problem/badge in your group

8IV. The PitchYou have 10 minutes to break into your groups and create a 1-2 minute pitch for the badge(s) you designed in Badge Slam!After 10 minutes of preparation, each group will pitch their badge(s) to the rest of the workshop, providing justifications of their badge(s) as a solution to a problem

9Feedback (and Badge!)Feedback link to claim badge:

Thank you!Question(s) not answered? More to say?

Mike Goudzwaard:

Michael Evans: