Rubric Makers. Badge Making Systems. Open Badges. Work & Learning Concepts. Open Badges one sheet.pdf - Dropbox. Gamification Platforms. Sande Chen's Blog - Are Badges Really All That? The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.
The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. [This blog entry originally appeared on Game Design Aspect of the Month for the topic, Gamification.] While working as a game designer, I've had to come up with a lot of badges, titles, or achievements. A badge or achievement can be a delightful surprise, especially for players who don't go out of their way to collect every badge. And badges are a great addition for completists, who now get to go through the game again but with an entirely different aim. Badges are cool if they make the player look at the game another way and encourage exploration.
Gamification gurus extol the use of badges and sure, people will do things for bragging points. Most of the time, in real life, badges or titles are tied to economic or social motivators. Digital badges. Participating Issuers. Mozilla Webmaker Badges. Badges/Issuers. This page includes information about some organizations that are currently issuing badges.
Badge issuing organizations are groups or individuals who have content to share and/or contributions and skills that they want to recognize. They determine the criteria and system design behind their badges, and they align those badges with the Open Badges Infrastructure. This benefits earners whose portable badges can then tell robust stories about what they're capable of. Organizations that issue badges come from various sectors and sizes. They include formal and informal educational institutions; multinational corporations; industry associations; non-profits; and groups interested in professional development. This list includes badge issuers who have chosen to share their badges here. Note that entries (and links) listed here have not been separately verified as this is a wiki page which is open to all to edit.
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Badge [baj]: a special or distinctive mark, token, or device worn as a sign of allegiance, membership, authority, achievement, etc. (Source: Dictionary.com) A badge is a symbol or indicator of an accomplishment, skill, quality or interest. From the Boy and Girl Scouts, to PADI diving instruction, to the more recently popular geo-location game, Foursquare, badges have been successfully used to set goals, motivate behaviors, represent achievements and communicate success in many contexts. A “digital badge” is an online record of achievements, tracking the recipient’s communities of interaction that issued the badge and the work completed to get it. Digital Badges vs Open Badges A digital badge is an online representation of a skill you’ve earned. Badge Maker. Gavin Henrick « Some Random Thoughts. OpenBadges.me.