There are many aspects and possible uses of digital badges.
Here are some resources for learning more about how they work, discussion, context,
- Getting Started with Digital BadgesFonticharo, K. and Elkordy, A., article in the Fall 2013 MACUL (Michigan Association of Computer Users in Education) Journal: http://goo.gl/cFj5pf ; scroll to find article.
Growth of the “Badging Movement“ (history and context of the interest and work accomplished so far) by Sheryl Grant. Well written and comprehensive.
- Not Digital Badges 101 …..
but just about everything you would want to know about badges from the good folks at the Digital Media and Learning and HASTAC (especially Sheryl Grant!): DML Badges (curated collection of blog and journal articles, research, and other digital artifacts.
- Open Badges Blog… discussion, what’s new and interesting, news on Open Badges