BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning initiative has granted $400,000 to an associate professor in the Indiana University School of Education’s Learning Sciences program to study “digital badges,” a Web-based token of accomplishment, success or completion used often in online education.
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A new learning lab will research and develop compelling video games that engage students in innovative ways and provide data on students comprehension of the core skills deemed critical by states for college and the 21st century workplace. Announced today at the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Games, Learning and Assessment Lab GLASS Lab, is a project of the Institute of Play, a non-profit video game, learning and research organization, with support from MacArthur, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Electronic Arts, and the Entertainment Software Association.
via New Learning Lab Will Research, Develop Games to Engage Students, Measure Learning — MacArthur Foundation.