Documentation:Open Badges/Learn/Resources

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The following is a list of resources compiled by the Open Badges UBC team. The readings come from badge advocates and experts in the field.


  • Knight, Erin. "World of E" (Blog). Accessed June 9, 2014 from

Badge Benefits

Badge Design

  • Hickey, Daniel, Nate Otto, Rebecca Itow, Cathy Tran, Katerina Schenke and Christine Chow. "Design Principles Documentation Project." Accessed June 9, 2014 from


Purdue University

  • “Intro to Digital Badges, Part 1: Learner-owned, competency based assessment.” YouTube video, 4:26, Bill Watson's badge presentation, posted by “PurduePoly,” April 16, 2014,

Coastal Carolina University

University of California at Davis

Thompson Rivers University


  • Lerner, Josh and Jean Tirole. “Some Simple Economics of Open Source.” The Journal of Industrial Economics 20, no.2 (2002): 197 - 234. Accessed May 15, 2014 from
  • Frey, Bruno S. and Reto Jegen. “Motivation Crowding Theory.” Journal of Economic Surveys 15, no.5 (2002): 596. doi: 10.1111/1467-6419.00150
  • Archer, Jennifer. “Achievement Goals as a Measure of Motivation in University Students.” Contemporary Educational Psychology 19, no.4 (1994): 437. Accessed May 15, 2014.


  • Katz, Idit and Avi Assor. “When Choice Motivates and When it Does Not.” Educational Psychological Review 19 (2007): 432. Accessed May 15, 2014. doi: 0.1007/s10648-006-9027-y