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Digital Badges in Adult Education

Description

Digital badges are being used by educational institutions to recognize learner’s skills, experiences, and knowledge. This workshop will examine the potential of digital badging in adult education. Along with a definition of "digital badging" a discussion of research that supports badging will also be discussed. Attendees will learn how to create, award, collect, and share digital badges they and their learners earn. There will also be open discussions on using badging as part of an LMS (like Moodle) and what digital badges could mean to learners as they prepare to transition to college or career.

Length

1.5 hours

Format

Workshops

Prerequisites

Basic computer and internet skills.
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN180031 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.