Digital Badges in Schools Motivate Students, Research Shows | UKEdChat – Supporting the Education Community

Overview of research at Buffalo University that shows the impact of badges in learning and motivating students. 

 

Badges thought of as next generation of assessments. 

 

Badges have impact if:

They are enjoyable to earn

Recognises work that extends beyond a student’s natural ability (not badges for the sake of badges)

Students value what the badge identifies

 

The second point is really interesting and something to really consider if adopting a new assessment strategy with students.

 

 

 

Source: ukedchat.com

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