Research Competition Winners Announced!
Digital Media and Learning Research Competition
on BADGING AND BADGE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
The Research Competition on Badging and Badge Systems Development is part of the 4th Digital Media and Learning Competition. The Competition, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and administered by HASTAC, is run this year in collaboration with the Mozilla Foundation.
Research Competition applicants were asked to submit proposals for empirical and theoretical research that support and inform the design, development, and deployment of digital badges and badge systems across a diverse range of learning content, institutions, and approaches, including the Gates Foundation supported Project Mastery Sites, as well as research focused on the efficacy of Teacher Mastery badging projects. For further detail about the Competition call, see: http://dmlcompetition.net/Competition/4/research-development.php
We are pleased to announce the winners of the Digital Media and Learning
Research Competition on Badging and Badge Systems Development:
BADGES FOR LIFELONG LEARNING: PROJECT/TEACHER MASTERY
A Qualitative Investigation into Students'
and Teachers' Experiences with Badges
Katie Davis, University of Washington
A Design-based Research Project to Study
the Who Built America? Teacher Mastery Badge System
James Diamond, Education Development Center's
Center for Children & Technology (EDC|CCT)
Good Badges, Evil Badges? An Empirical Inquiry
into the Impact of Badge Design on Goal Orientation and Learning
Jan Plass, New York University
BADGES FOR LIFELONG LEARNING: GENERAL RESEARCH
Connecting Badges and Expertise in Interest-Driven Affinity Spaces
Sean Duncan, Indiana University
Evaluating Microcredentialling in Public Networked Environments
Alex Halavais, Arizona State University