DML Badges Webinars

DML Badges Webinars

The Badges for Lifelong Learning community met regularly from 2012 to 2013 to talk about badges, learning, and the way forward. Join the conversation about digital badges by tuning in to this archived series of webinars by experts and new advocates on effective badge design, assessment, badges and the college admissions process, badges and motivation, the sociology of badges, peer project critiques, and open town-hall-style discussions.

The Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition is supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, with additional support from the Gates Foundation and in partnership with Mozilla.  The Competition is administered by co-located HASTAC teams based at the University of California Humanities Research Institute and John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University.

 

 

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Badges for Lifelong Learning Webinars

Ah, webinars. Those quirky virtual mainstays of the 21st century. HASTAC produced a series of webinars for the Badges for Lifelong Learning grantees over the past year to share work and bring in featured guests. The following list includes many of the webinars we offered, ranging from topics such as effective badge design, assessment, badges and the college admissions process, badges and motivation, the sociology of badges, peer project critiques, and open town-hall-style discussions. 

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Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition: Policy, Political Trends, and Challenges

Danica Petroshius and Kara Marchione from the Penn Hill Group joined us to talk about the latest policy, political trends, and challenges that may affect your work on badges. The Penn Hill group is a consulting and lobbying firm in Washington, DC, and has experience working on both sides of the aisle as senior Administration officials, congressional committee staffers, and high-level advisers to senators and members of Congress.

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Badges are Made of People: The Social Psychological Motivations of Badges with Judd Antin

During this webinar, we featured Judd Antin, a social psychologist and User Experience Researcher at Facebook. His expertise is in motivation and incentives for online collaboration and participation in social media. Judd has also done extensive research on trust and privacy online, and more recently has focused on understanding the power and pitfalls of gamification. Prior to his move to Facebook in May 2012, Judd was a Research Scientist in the Internet Experiences Research Group at Yahoo! Research.

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Developing Networked Badging Systems with Daria Ng and Joliz Cedeno of Global Kids - DML Badges webinar

Daria Ng and Joliz Cepeda joined us to talk about the networked badge systems Global Kids has designed, developed, and implemented for HIVE Chicago and NYC. Learn more about the different networked badge system design approaches Global Kids has created for programs in these two cities.

 

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