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Planning For Disruption: A Use Case in Digital Learning

The following is not directly museum-related but I wanted to repost it here because the digital learning innovations I address have relevance for us all. For many years I have worked with the Covenant Foundation to bring digital learning into … Continue reading

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Improving the Visitor Experience Through Digital Badges and Big Data: an Interview with Robert Stein of the Dallas Museum of Art

I’m thrilled by my latest interview for DMLcentral, re-posted below. When the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) a few years ago announced it was doing away with museum membership (gasp!), it made big news. Its membership was replaced with an … Continue reading

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Interview with the original BadgeMom: on Museums, the BadgeAlliance, and More

Do you think you can pass the supreme BadgeGeek test? If so, good luck. Your challenge – make it through this interview. To appease my inner BadgeGeek I reached out to Erin Knight, the Executive Director of the Badge Alliance, … Continue reading

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Badges For Learning Series, Part 3: A Case Against Standardized Badges

Below is my latest monthly post for the DMLcentral blog. Please feel free to read below but I’d love to know your thoughts and read your comments here. In my first two posts in this series (“My Beef With Badges” … Continue reading

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AMNH Summer 2013 Badging System Report

In my recent post for DMLcentral, “My Beef With Badges,” I called on the emerging badging community to stop conflating our aspirations with our achievements, and to start sharing a more accurate picture of the challenges we all face. I … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Aspirations on Mozilla Open Badges Call

Last week I was delighted to to be invited by the Mozilla Foundation’s Open Badges Call – a weekly call that has been going on for years open to anyone interested in badges for learning – to raise issues I … Continue reading

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My Beef With Badges: A Call for Conversation

Below is my latest column on DMLcentral. It addresses concerns I have had for some time and, writing it, helped me to crystallize how to address them. I hope this is seen not as a statement but as the start … Continue reading

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