How are badges helping learners publicize their out-of-school learning and interest-based skills? How should these kinds of skills be measured?
About The Speaker(s)
- Katie Davis is an Assistant Professor at The University of Washington Information School, where she studies the role of digital media technologies in adolescents' academic, social, and moral lives. In her research, Katie is examining how students and educators engage with and experience badges, looking in particular at motivation levels, learning pathways, the availability of novice to expert trajectories, and any implementation challenges faced.
- Dan Hickey is an Associate Professor of Learning Sciences, and Research Scientist at the Center for Research on Learning and Technology at Indiana University. His research focuses on participatory approaches to assessment and motivation, and work in e-learning, videogaming, and new media contexts.