Reflection questions

Q1: Watch webinar recording of lecture "Predicting the Future of Alternative Credentials" held by Professor Kyle Peck from Penn State University available on this URL: https://educause.acms.com/p1y6ob1unu7?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal 

The duration of lecture is 20 minutes.

Instructions: After opening this web-page, in Events Index click on Peck [2:42:05] in order to start the lecture from Professor Peck.

Think about these questions:

1. Do you agree with Professor Peck’s prediction of digital badges future? What is your vision of the future? Think about alternative scenarios. 

2. Do you think that digital badges will change the non-formal online learning? If yes, in which areas and what will be the consequences?

3. In your opinion, what are the main obstacles to broader acceptance of digital badges among learners, instructional designers, institutions that provide non-formal online learning, employers…?


Q2: Granularity is promising feature for digital badges. What is the correct explanation of this term?

a) The term granularity refers to the unit of the learning valued by the badge.

b) The term granularity refers to the ability of badges to be built upon each other, indicating broader and deeper knowledge in a particular area.


Q3: Stackability is important feature of digital badges. What does it represent?

a) The term stackability refers to the unit of the learning valued by the badge.

b) The term stackability refers to the ability of badges to be built upon each other, indicating broader and deeper knowledge in a particular area.