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7 Things You Should Know About Badging for Professional Development
August 7, 2014

Digital badges recognize a particular experience or signify accomplishments , such as completion of a project or mastery of a skill. In a professional context, a learner typically earns a …

From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-Based Achievements
June 2, 2014

Key Takeaways Extending low-cost, quality educational opportunities was the focus of the recent "Badges to Breakthroughs" panel session at EDUCAUSE 2013. Here, s…

The Value Proposition for Badging in Higher Education Professional Development
August 20, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Live! - The Value Proposition for Badging in Higher Education Professional Development

What's all the buzz about badging? Badging has rapidly become a viable method to document accomplishments gained throughout your career, whether before, during, or after completing a degree.…

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2013
September 16, 2013

Key Findings See the 2013 report for a full list of key messages, findings, and supporting data. Students recognize the value of technology but still need guidance when it comes to b…

The Return of The Odd Couple? Digital Literacy and the Learning Commons Curriculum
October 1, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

Many institutions include digital literacy within general learning assessment, but ultimately who is responsible for maximizing student success? Learn what happens when the learning commons boldly …

Open Badging
October 7, 2013

Key Takeaways Mozilla's Open Badges help learners capture all their learning across multiple channels and connect it to paint a more complete picture of a learner's skill…

Beyond Grades
August 2, 2013

"Testing firms are offering new ways to measure what students learn in college. Their next generation of assessments is billed as an add-on – rather than a replacement – to the college d…

EduPass: A Digital Badge Journey to Professional Learning at UA
April 2, 2014 | A session at the Online Spring Focus Session - Faculty Engagement and Development

The University of Alaska is developing an EduPass program to explore a model for awarding digital badge credentials to encourage professional learning activities. Reaching beyond paper certificat…

How Badges Really Work in Higher Education
June 20, 2013

Digital badge initiatives at colleges and universities across the country are challenging assumptions about learning and assessment. Digital badg…


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