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The Metaliteracy Badging System, collaboratively produced by educators from across the State University of New York (SUNY), has undergone several trials and transformations. Over the course of this iterative journey, this resource has served in often-unexpected ways as a flexible educational tool that facilitates meaningful curriculum design and collaborative teaching. This chapter provides an overview of the design and implementation of the system, along with our challenges and goals moving forward. Just as we teach our students to fail better, we too have drawn on our setbacks as opportunities for growth and improvement.


Posted with permission. This PDF is the publisher's proof of the following book chapter: O'Brien, K. L. (2018). Failing Better Scaffolding Learning with the Metaliteracy Badging System. In K. L. O'Brien & T. E. Jacobson (Eds.), Teaching with Digital Badges: Best Practices for Libraries (pp. 91–110). Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. ISBN: 978-1-5381-0417-0

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