Digital Badges: A Primer

Yay! I have a shiny new digital badge! Now what?! 

For those who participated in the latest #EdTechLN TweetUp this month, we handed out a digital badge specifically designed for TweetUp participants. Digital badges are a new method of rewarding accomplishments, skills, or interests that can be earned in various learning environments. You can read more about the background and use of digital badges in this Educause pub.

Digital Badge Programs

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“What the #EdTechLN Can Do For You” Dec. 4th TweetUp Recap

The second #EdTechLN TweetUp was earlier today and once again, there were some great conversations and resources shared! Scroll down through the highlights and recap to view the resources (links included) Tweeted during the hour.
The next #EdTechLN TweetUp will be Thursday December 18th @ 2:00pm EST. And because the holidays are around the corner, it’s going to be lots of fun! We hope to “Tweet” you there.
#EdTechLN TweetUps are always the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month!

Ed Tech in Action: 3 Examples

The Ohio State University Extension has designated three Ed Tech Specialist positions as part of a pilot project that began in the Fall of 2013. Over the past year, the Ed Techs have worked with program staff and IT professionals to fill the gap between technology and the people who integrate it into their programming efforts. Below are just 3 examples of projects and other collaborative efforts that have been born out of OSU’s Ed Tech project:

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