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Foundation of Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Digital Badges and Micro-credentials: Historical Overview, Motivational Aspects, Issues, and Challenges
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    Chapter 2 A Philosophy of Open Digital Badges
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    Chapter 3 Keep Calm and Credential on: Linking Learning, Life and Work Practices in a Complex World
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    Chapter 4 Drivers, Affordances and Challenges of Digital Badges
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    Chapter 5 Evaluating the Public Promise
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    Chapter 6 Building Collective Belief in Badges: Designing Trust Networks
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    Chapter 7 Learning Journeys in Higher Education: Designing Digital Pathways Badges for Learning, Motivation and Assessment
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    Chapter 8 Badging Platforms: A Scenario-Based Comparison of Features and Uses
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    Chapter 9 Adopting Digital Badges in Higher Education: Scoping the Territory
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    Chapter 10 Passport to Designing, Developing and Issuing Digital Instructional Badges
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    Chapter 11 Transforming Workplace Learning Culture with Digital Badges
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    Chapter 12 The Role of Endorsement in Open Badges Ecosystems
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    Chapter 13 Implementing a Badging System Faculty Development
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    Chapter 14 Toward a Comprehensive Theoretical Framework for Designing Digital Badges
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    Chapter 15 Digital Badges and Micro-credentials: Digital Age Classroom Practices, Design Strategies, and Issues
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    Chapter 16 Digital Badges: Purposeful Design in Professional Learning Outcomes for K-12 Educators
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    Chapter 17 Height vs. Depth in Badging Framework Design
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    Chapter 18 What We Can Learn About Digital Badges from Video Games
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    Chapter 19 Digital Badges as (Parts of) Digital Portfolios: Design Patterns for Educational and Personal Learning Practice
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    Chapter 20 Badge Claims: Creativity, Evidence and the Curated Learning Journey
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    Chapter 21 Digital Badges for Professional Development: Teachers’ Perceptions of the Value of a New Credentialing Currency
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    Chapter 22 When Digital Badges Work: It’s Not About the Badges, It’s About Learning Ecosystems
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    Chapter 23 The Authority Behind the Badge: A Practice Analysis Case Study
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    Chapter 24 Student Perceptions of Digital Badges as Recognition of Achievement and Engagement in Co-curricular Activities
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    Chapter 25 Applied Gamification: Creating Reward Systems for Organizational Professional Development
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    Chapter 26 Implementing Digital Badges in Australia: The Importance of Institutional Context
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    Chapter 27 Development and Implementation of Digital Badges for Learning Science, Technologly, Engineering and Math (STEM) Practices in Secondary Contexts: A Pedagogical Approach with Empirical Evidence
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    Chapter 28 Moving Forward with Digital Badges in Education
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Foundation of Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-15425-1
978-3-31-915424-4, 978-3-31-915425-1

DIRK IFENTHALER, Nicole Bellin-Mularski, Dana-Kristin Mah

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Unknown 99 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 13%
Researcher 12 12%
Student > Master 12 12%
Student > Bachelor 7 7%
Other 22 22%
Unknown 21 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 29 29%
Computer Science 12 12%
Engineering 7 7%
Arts and Humanities 7 7%
Business, Management and Accounting 5 5%
Other 14 14%
Unknown 26 26%