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Digital Badges Certify Competencies Gained through Student Clubs
December 7, 2015

Key Takeaways This study investigated the potential for digital badges to certify and showcase the competencies students gain while participating in campus-based clubs . …

Alternative Credential Adoption in Higher Ed
September 25, 2015

Nanodegrees. Microcredentials. Digital badging. Whatever you might call them, various types of alternative credentials have gone mainstream in many areas outside of academia. …

Developing a Higher Education Badging Initiative
August 5, 2015

Developing a plan to thoughtfully integrate digital badges into higher education initiatives involves an investment of time by multiple stakeholders to ensure a meaningful mapping of outcom…

Badging in a Learner-Centered Context
August 3, 2015

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Where Badges Work Better
June 23, 2015

Following their emergence around 2011, digital badges began transforming the way learning and accomplishment are recognized. Badges are now integral to growing numbers of associations, formal…

10 Lessons Learned from an Award-Winning Digital Badging Program
June 29, 2015

This week, I was invited to give a talk on digital badging at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education’s ( AACE ) World Conference on Educational Media and Technolo…

Digital Badging: the Rise of Skillbuilding Recognition at EDUCAUSE
June 15, 2015

If you haven’t already earned a digital badge—or don’t know someone who has—you might be wondering what they’re all about. Digital badges are a highly visible way to document incr…

Credentialing in Higher Education: Current Challenges and Innovative Trends
March 2, 2015

Although colleges and universities are the beneficiaries of a growing credential society, they communicate only a fraction of the educational experience that happens on their campuses. Higher …

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 …