While most of the information on open badges and past project is available on blogs, this is an evolving list of scholarly papers on open badging:
- Glover, Ian. “Open Badges: A Visual Method of Recognising Achievement and Increasing Learner Motivation.” Student Engagement and Experience Journal 2, no. 1 (2013).
- Goligoski, Emily. “Motivating the Learner: Mozilla’s Open Badges Program.”Access to Knowledge: A Course Journal 4, no. 1 (2012).
- Halavais, Alexander M. C. “A Genealogy of Badges: Inherited Meaning and Monstrous Moral Hybrids.” Information, Communication, and Society 15, no. 3 (2012): 354-373.