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Daniel T. Hickey

Professor and Coordinator, Learning Sciences Program

Indiana University

Daniel T. Hickey is a professor and coordinator of the Learning Sciences Program at Indiana University. Daniel studies new participatory approaches to learning, instruction, and assessment, mostly in the context of online learning and cutting-edge technology. He works toward access, openness, and equity, while still attending to prevailing concerns over accountability and scalability. His research has been funded by MacArthur, the National Science Foundation, Google, the Department of Energy, and Indiana University. Daniel leads the Open Badges in Higher Education project for MacArthur, co-leads an effort to develop quality standards for stackable digital credentials at the American Council on Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and co-leads the Microcredentials Constituent Group at EDUCAUSE.