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Badges and beyond – Linkedin and other credentialing ideas  

As regular readers would know, P2PU was an early and active developer of a badges platform, fostering an ecosystem for micro-credentialling that remains in use to this day. Finding fast and flexible ways to report mastery of skills that matter remains a challenging problem.  We are always chuffed, then, to see learners finding new ways…

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Badges @P2PU: An update and thoughts…  

  A lot is happening in the badges space, and while it’s not clear what the next steps are for P2PU, we thought it would be good to share our thinking about these development. The Badge Alliance is a new organization that was spun out of Mozilla and is stewarding the badges ecosystem. Philipp is…

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Badges in the Bronx: P2PU + Youth Voices  

P2PU took peer learning up to the Bronx this past Tuesday when I was invited to give a workshop on Badges to a classroom of high school writers. These intrepid folks were part of the Youth Voices Summer Program, a project sponsored by the National Writing Project and headed up by the very stellar Paul Allison. Youth…

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Announcing New Ways to Use Badges @P2PU  

We’re Doing the Happy Dance We’re beyond excited to share what we’ve launched this week. This new suite of features will make it easy-peasy to take your Badge and share it with the wider world. As such we’re calling this the “Happy Dance” release & hope you will too. Share Your Badge Anywhere on the…

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Get Feedback on a Project You Love: P2PU Launches a New Version of Badges  

As Grantees of the Digital Media and Learning Competition, Peer 2 Peer University has created a platform for anyone who wants to make and issue Badges. We launched badges.p2pu.org at the DML Conference in Chicago last week to an amazing response. Folks were very receptive to our project-based and feedback-driven approach. Here’s a bit of a walkthrough…

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It’s the Feedback, Silly! P2PU’s Plan for Badges  

At P2PU we’ve spent a great deal of time thinking about badges–and here is our plan for a qualitative, feedback-based system for our third badge iteration. This was presented at the Digital Media and Learning Grantees Conference in Irvine, CA on January 25, 2013. 2013 Update P2PU + Badges from Vanessa Gennarelli


What If People Make Bad Badges? P2PU’s Plan of Action.  

Our Executive Director Philipp Schmidt issued a call to action in his post “Let’s Make Badges Not Stink.” But, inevitably some badges will stink. Perhaps even on our platform–we’re creating a “Badge Issuer” that will encourage anyone to create a badge for their P2PU course. So how can the P2PU brand, voice, tone and core…

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Reflections on “Badges: Peril or Possibility”  

Yesterday was rich with conversations about badges. Early in the day HASTAC and Mozilla hosted a webinar with Judd Antin, a User Experience Researcher from Facebook, on the Social Psychology of Badges. Later in the evening, I was fortunate to be part of a conversation about assessment hosted by P2PU Community Member Paul Allison for Connected…

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All About Badges: How They Work & Their Future at P2PU  

Background. P2PU has pioneered the use of badges to recognize skills and projects. We’ve published papers on the subject. Scaled the badge model for a pilot of 500 learners. Won grants for our implementation. But how do badges actually work? And what’s the future of badges at P2PU? Anyone can create a badge, and we…

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Voice Your Opinion on Community Badges  

If you have followed our blog posts or community calls you might already know that we have recently completed a pilot under the title “Webmaking 101” with the School of Webcraft. Amongst the new and exciting things we tried out in that pilot was a set of community badges, that highlighted skills such as giving…

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