The Finals (February 28-29, 2012)
The Finals will consist of a required two-day, face-to face meeting of competition finalists. These teams will spend two days working to finalize their proposal for badge systems for lifelong learning.
Day 1 of The Finals will consist of a series of workshops focused on badge design and development, alternative learning assessment models, and collaborative working partnerships. Teams will have the opportunity to refine the concept and presentation of their badge projects.
Day 2 of The Finals will involve presentation of each team’s proposed badge design, assessment, and technical system (“the Pitch”) to a panel of expert judges from industry, the nonprofit sector, education, and the press. The pitch will also include a comprehensive budget including how the funds will be distributed across the team.
The Finals will take place immediately prior to the Digital Media and Learning Conference, which takes place March 1-3, 2012 in San Francisco. Winners of the Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition will be announced at the Conference on March 2, 2012. For more information, visit http://dmlcompetition.net