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Monday, August 1 • 3:10pm - 3:20pm
Badgesplaining - Moving Beyond Skills: Considering How Open Badges Can Create Community

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Early use cases for open badges often focused on recognizing learners’ skills, activities, or performances. However, learners crave connection and community. If we are not careful, badges could damage learners’ sense of community by commoditizing learning. But we can purposefully consider how to use badges to build, enable, and strengthen learning communities by developing identity, reciprocation, vision, and shared activity. I ask us to consider how badges can build these important communities.

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Rick West

Professor, Instructional Psychology and Technology Department, Brigham Young University
Dr. Richard E. West (@richardewest on twitter) is a professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He teaches courses in instructional technology, academic research and writing, creativity and innovation, design psychology, and product/program evaluation... Read More →

Monday August 1, 2022 3:10pm - 3:20pm MDT
GM Ballroom Center (UMC)