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Using Badges to           Assess Information           Literacy Learning               Outcomes            Andrew Battista...
#COIL2012
http://tiny.cc/gamechange
Academically   Adrift
“Testing and measuring is always themost conservative and traditionalfeature of any educational enterprise—and the most co...
Badges andHigher Education
There are many goodreasons why using badges   to assess information  literacy is a good idea
A Credit-Bearing Course
Curation Culture Brain Science, SocialMedia, and Information       Literacy
Department orMajor-Specific  Program
o   Read, analyze and evaluate social welfare policies and    programso   Apply critical thinking skills to the analysis o...
Apply critical thinking                                                                     skills to the analysis of Iden...
SWK 203 Introduction to Social Welfare andSocial WorkSWK 350 Introduction to Social WorkPracticeSWK 355 Research in Social...
SWK 203 Introduction to Social Welfare and    Understand opportunities andSocial Work                                   re...
Ongoing System  of Rewards
Implementing a Badge System
More Advice
Lessons Learned    (So Far)
abattista@montevallo.edu  Twitter: @rawdeal85   http://tiny.cc/coil12
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
Changing the Game:  Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy
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Changing the Game: Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy

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A presentation for the 2012 Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy, Savannah, GA (September 21, 2012)

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Changing the Game: Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy

  1. 1. Using Badges to Assess Information Literacy Learning Outcomes Andrew Battista University of MontevalloGeorgia International Conference on Information Literacy September 21-22, 2012
  2. 2. #COIL2012
  3. 3. http://tiny.cc/gamechange
  4. 4. Academically Adrift
  5. 5. “Testing and measuring is always themost conservative and traditionalfeature of any educational enterprise—and the most contested.”--Cathy N. Davidson, Now You See It
  6. 6. Badges andHigher Education
  7. 7. There are many goodreasons why using badges to assess information literacy is a good idea
  8. 8. A Credit-Bearing Course
  9. 9. Curation Culture Brain Science, SocialMedia, and Information Literacy
  10. 10. Department orMajor-Specific Program
  11. 11. o Read, analyze and evaluate social welfare policies and programso Apply critical thinking skills to the analysis of issues of social and economic justiceo Demonstrate an understanding of the major policies that form the foundation of social welfareo Identify populations-at-risk and describe the dynamics whereby such populations come to the oppressed and discriminated againsto Analyze policies in terms of their influence in the lives of citizens and clients of the social welfare system, with special attention to such diverse groups as children, women, racial and ethnic minorities, the elderly, gays and lesbianso Describe the roles of social work in relation to social policy, including the role of the NASW Code of Ethics in social welfare policy practice
  12. 12. Apply critical thinking skills to the analysis of Identify populations-at- issues of social and risk and describe the economic justice. dynamics whereby such populations come to the oppressed and discriminated against.. Demonstrate an understanding of the major policies that form the foundation of social welfareAnalyze policies in terms of theirinfluence in the lives of citizens andclients of the social welfare Describe the roles of socialsystem, with special attention to work in relation to socialsuch diverse groups as policy, including the role ofchildren, women, racial and ethnic the NASW Code of Ethics Read, analyze andminorities, the elderly, gays and in social welfare policy evaluate social welfare practice.lesbians. policies and programs
  13. 13. SWK 203 Introduction to Social Welfare andSocial WorkSWK 350 Introduction to Social WorkPracticeSWK 355 Research in Social WelfareSWK 373 Social PolicySWK 420 Social Work Practice with SmallGroups, Communities, and OrganizationsSWK 455 Social Work Practicum
  14. 14. SWK 203 Introduction to Social Welfare and Understand opportunities andSocial Work responsibilities in the professionSWK 350 Introduction to Social Work Develop ethics, personalPractice boundaries, and self care Learn how to locate, evaluate, andSWK 355 Research in Social Welfare use empirical researchSWK 373 Social Policy Find and interpret demographic data as a tool for advocacy and social justiceSWK 420 Social Work Practice with Small Promotion and collaborationGroups, Communities, and Organizations Develop competency throughSWK 455 Social Work Practicum experiential learning and practice
  15. 15. Ongoing System of Rewards
  16. 16. Implementing a Badge System
  17. 17. More Advice
  18. 18. Lessons Learned (So Far)
  19. 19. abattista@montevallo.edu Twitter: @rawdeal85 http://tiny.cc/coil12

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