- Addressing questions of validity and introducing reliability + credibility into the equation
I completely resonate with this post and how it challenges the status-quo regarding validity of credentials and how validity is built through time. Most things that have credibility, built their credibility through time.
- Different perspectives on ways to approach badge system design
Looking at badge systems from many views is key to understanding badges systems. Badges are a paradigm shift, a disrupter, an opportunity for every self-directed life-long learner.
- Why open badges matter in a binary world https://carlacasilli.wordpress.com/2012/05/18/badge-system-design-beyond-a-binary-approval-system/
This post does a great job of getting you thinking about traditional accreditation systems. Learning is a life-long journey and doesn't have an end point. Even upon mastery of a subject domain, you realize there is still so much to learn. Badge systems can do a great job is supporting the endless journey of learning.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Carla Casilli's excellent troika of posts
This troika of posts from Carla Casilli is a must read for everyone wrapping the heads around designing open badge systems. I know these three posts have given me more license to dive more deeply into approaches for digital badges. particularly how they apply to the self-directed life-long learner. Thank-you Carla!!!