PAX East 2013 – Gamification and Learning: Does Education Need Some ‘Stinking’ Badges?

There have been success stories and colossal failures when it comes to applying principles of gamification to various different fields. However, schools and education could greatly benefit from some of the best ideas that the gaming world has generated. One example is the creation of Educational Badges. Mozilla and the MacArthur Foundation have both recently begun to invest in use of badges as a new resume/diploma. Join some of the leading scientific researchers who are currently exploring this area to discuss how badges could be and should be used in learning.

Panelists: Sam Abramovich [Assistant Professor, Twitter], Meghan Bathgate [Associate Director, Profile], Ross Higashi [Co-Director, Profile]

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