An article from a practitioner about the rise of badges in education – and a nice summary of some of the major systems in place at the moment.

Badges relate to credentialling learning, and are a way of defining learning achievements that don’t necessarily rely on traditional methods such as exams and other assessment modes. Badging has been around for a few years now, and shows no signs of disappearing, so this is – as Judy suggests – one to watch.

via Hey Jude 29 November 08, 2012 at 01:24AM