Digital Badges at Penn State

Digital badges are a new way of earning and showing validated credentials online. Badges are designed to make visible and validate learning in both formal and informal settings, and hold the potential to help transform where and how learning is valued.

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Create badges for learners to find and earn

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Assess and award badges based on criteria you set in a badge

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Create Communities

Create communities of practice around classes, academic topics, events, or recreational activities to continue to work with learners of all kinds

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Crazy huge version 4.0 update

One of the unique things about getting to work on a platform like the Badges platform is how interconnected all the pieces are. We have the opportunity to learn from many usersĀ about what is working for them and what isn’t, and so we can test and make...

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Version 3.0.8 Released!

The Badges team is still cranking away on fixes, updates and changes to the system! With 3.0.8 we have a number of small fixes and improvements, including: For Badge Creators – Push-Only Badges We have a lot of use cases to juggle in the microcredentialing...

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Version 3.0.6 released!

First I’d like to start with an oops. Due to the summer and the start of the semester we didn’t get a chance to write a blog post for v. 3.0.5. Many apologies! So this will be a huge update! A bunch of new features that we hope everyone will love! Missions...

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