Waffling Open Badges – Why they are not working?

Yesterday I wrote a blog post on my personal blog about the subscription system on many of gaming sites such as Twitch and why people would actually engage with these, especially relating to my own content. This got me thinking about my own ‘levels’ and ‘badges’ which I have on this website. It is always very important to reflect on your own practice and how this website runs I consider as part of my practice and so, with my soothsayer’s hat on to try and predict possible reasons, I thought I would attempt to decide way there are currently no Waffling Legends!

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Click here for happiness!

I wonder of anyone you actually clicked on the link to this post because of the title? Although I will never really know, I will be able to see how many of you actually visited the site from the link. This is through the wonder of analytics. But are they a positive or negative to visitors engagement to the site – this is what this week’s waffle is all about – analysing those analytics!

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Wilson Waffling Live Episode 30 – Games, Offices and Badges #wilwafflive #wilsonwafflinglive

This week’s live show let’s you into the secret of how to win the infamous I waffled with Wilson Badge! We have a look at what you can find in my office, despite being an academic and I challenge you to become a Waffling Legend! Ready? Then run titles!

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Want to play? Let’s play a game!

So this week’s waffle is about another section of the Horizon Report on Technology in Higher Education.The last time I waffled about this I focused on the Flipped Classroom – this week I’m going to focus on something which I really want to get more involved with – so grab those open badges, those actions and levels and prepared to be enjoy some gamification.

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