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.

Earn Badges
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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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