Motivating the Learner: Mozilla’s Open Badges Program | Goligoski | Access to Knowledge: A Course Journal

A useful article overviewing the technology, social, academic and organizational issues surrounding the Open Badge Initiative (http://openbadges.org). Personally, I think this is a vital technology to break the mould of formal education and rethink how we accredit lifelong learning. This may not be the final solution, but it is an important link in the chain.

Address of the bookmark: http://ojs.stanford.edu/ojs/index.php/a2k/article/view/381

I am a professional learner, employed as a Full Professor at Athabasca University, where I research lots of things broadly in the area of learning and technology and teach mainly in the School of Computing & Information Systems, of which I am the Chair.
I am married, with two grown-up children, and live in beautiful Vancouver.

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