Instructional design considerations for digital badges

Chris Gamrat, Brett Bixler, Victoria Raish

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This chapter shares instructional design principles from practice and experience to create guidelines for digital badge designs. Typical aspects of instructional design such as needs assessment, design and development, and assessment of badges are examined. Unique systemic considerations such as tasks per badge, badge families and structure, meta-badges, and learning paths are addressed. At the conclusion of this chapter the reader will have a better understanding of the design considerations to use when creating digital badges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDigital Badges in Education
Subtitle of host publicationTrends, Issues, and Cases
PublisherTaylor and Francis Inc.
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781317513360
ISBN (Print)9781138857599
StatePublished - Mar 22 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)


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