Let’s Make Open Educational Resources Sexy
Collaboration / Commons / Education / Open Educational Resources / Social Media

Let’s Make Open Educational Resources Sexy

No Surprise The world is getting younger, in terms of young people that make up our 6.9 billion-person population.  I’ve seen figures estimating that nearly 1/3 of the world’s population is under the age of 15.  The number of youth who will be entering college or skills-training courses, and inherently producing the very content that … Continue reading

Badges and Education Curriculum: They Can’t Not Be Together
Badges / Education / Higher Education / Instructional Design / Open Educational Resources / Professional Development

Badges and Education Curriculum: They Can’t Not Be Together

A quick preface: Although I’m a huge supporter of badges, the system at large is still very much under development.  These thoughts stem from my own understanding and experience with badges, which is changing by the day.  Check it out. So when people think of badges, I tell them about microcredentials.  And I tell them … Continue reading

Badges / Education / eLearning / Gaming / Jobs / Open Educational Resources / Professional Development

Gaining Momentum: Badges in Education at ISTE 2012 San Diego, CA

I was afraid that I had turned into a broken record. I couldn’t have been more wrong. When I tell people that I’m not currently working full time, for anyone, the question that follows is usually, “well, what are you doing then?”  Simple enough.  I tell them that I am spreading the word about badges, … Continue reading