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Badges or Flair?

I have been really interested in the “badges” for online learning since I learned of the concept early in this semester.  It is a really interesting concept I even have a scoop.it page dedicated to open courseware initiatives and badges – http://www.scoop.it/t/open-courseware-initiatives I think I’m probably one of the first Udacity dropouts.  I signed up … Continue reading


Learning and Web 2.0

How is learning presumed to occur within the context of Web 2.0? There were several words that were repeated numerous times in the articles assigned for this week’s readings Minds on Fire and Learning, Working, & Playing in the Digital Age.  These words were social learning, sharing, collaborating, and participation.  I believe that a few … Continue reading