I want to introduce the DML Badges Design Principles Documentation project. This two-year project was launched at Indiana University in July 2012. The project intends to document the badge design principles that emerge from the Badges for Lifelong Learning initiative sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning program. In this post, I describe our general goals and seek input on accomplishing these goals.
Intended Purposes Versus Actual Function of Digital Badges
I recently met with Greg Wilson, the founder of Software Carpentry to discuss how to assess the impact of teaching basic computer skills to other scientists to help them manage their data. Greg is as passionate about education as he is about programming. We discussedAudrey Watters’recent tweet regarding “