Teaching with Digital Badges : Best Practices for Libraries, Paperback / softback Book

Teaching with Digital Badges : Best Practices for Libraries Paperback / softback

Edited by Kelsey O'Brien, Trudi E. Jacobson

Part of the Innovations in Information Literacy series



Digital Badges are gaining traction in the education landscape, and librarians have been some of the leading pioneers at the forefront of this exciting new frontier.

This book provides examples of how badges are being used to enhance and invigorate the teaching and assessment of information literacy.

Chapters provide inspiration for teaching librarians interested in:*Providing an engaging experience for their students *Gaining insight into this growing innovative technology trend*Discovering how librarians are using badges to enhance their teaching*Forming meaningful collaborations with faculty and teachers*Developing knowledge about badge system design and badging platforms*Learning how badges can motivate, support, and celebrate learning achievements*Launching a badging projectThe book is divided into two sections.

The first section explores the environment in which badges are being developed, in particular situating them within the current educational setting, and provides guidelines on how best to create a badging program.

The second section details contributing authors' firsthand experiences creating, implementing, and refining digital badges and digital badging systems, in some cases collaborating with teachers and faculty.

These chapters provide a wealth of ideas about using digital badges in academic and school libraries to engage and motivate students.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 246 pages, 13 Tables, unspecified; 7 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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  • Category: Library, archive & information management
  • ISBN: 9781538104170



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