Digital Badges at UIC Library

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Presentation about digital badges for information literacy at the UIC Library Faculty Research Convocation.


1. DIGITAL BADGES FOR INFORMATION LITERACY ANNIE ARMSTRONG & ANNIE PHO FACULTY CONVOCATION 2013 2. LEVEL UP: ENGLISH 161 Developing Searching and Finding Evaluating Incorporating 3. TIMELINE Fall 2013 build badge system Winter/Spring 2014 IRB application for usability and pilot program Spring 2014 usability testing Fall 2014 pilot program/research study 4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS Can research skills be effectively taught through a badge system? How does game-based learning enhance student learning? Does student attainment of research skills vary when taught through a badge system vs. a traditional setting?