Articles List

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FOCUS Community Badges for Engagement and Learning

Badges are helping FOCUS find out how staff engages in their ongoing learning program.

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Open Badges 2.0 Profiles and Recipient Identifiers Deep Dive

Mapping badges to individuals and organizations.

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Awarding Open Badges with 2.0: Recipient Identifiers

Improving the flexibility and power of recipient identifiers in Assertions.

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Open Pathways Connect Badges to What You Care About

Mapping the learning landscape through linked badges.

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Digital Badges on the Open edX Platform

Enabling students to earn badges for coursework through Badgr.

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Designing for Relationship

New design thinking is needed as we move into the constantly connected future.

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Open Badges and Micro-Credentials Technical Roadmap

Defining a new endorsement extension to the Open Badges specification.

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3 Trust Principles for Building Open Badges Software

Creating a “shared language for data about achievements.”

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Creating Apps for Apple Watch

Developing the Watch app for the APOD iOS app.

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5 Steps to Know Your Target Users

Learning how to identify your target user to create better solutions.

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Introduction to Open Badges

Open Badges are digital images that symbolize particular achievements, benchmarks, or experience.

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Use the 5 W’s to Create an Excellent User Experience

Understanding your users and making their lives easier.