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Gamification with Moodle by Natalie Denmeade

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Chapter 6. Mastery Achieved (Badges and Motivation)

This chapter is about using Moodle LMS to easily issue Open Badges to recognize achievements. The Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) is the underlying technology that supports badge issuing, collection, and display. Each learner creates their own online backpack to keep and display digital badges. You can think of this as the next generation of digital resumes, but this is far more than just that.

Allow 10 minutes to set the activity completion criteria and add a new badge in Moodle.

The chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Badge creation
  • Criteria, exporting, and displaying
  • Peer badging
  • Player motivation and individual needs

Creating badges

Open Badges make more sense when you see them in action, so ...

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