A new article in Campus Technology describes how Coastal Carolina University will be “rolling out a unique curricular initiative throughout its English Department that administers digital badges to students who demonstrate mastery in the critical skills outlined in first-year writing courses.” The program is built with BadgeOS and Credly.
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EdSurge features an article by educator Laura Fleming who details her efforts to create and then share a badge system for professional learning using Credly and BadgeOS.
The newest BadgeOS Distinguished Site official selection is “Innovative Learning Resources” (ILR), which promotes professional development for teachers through thoughtful and progressive understanding of what it takes to be a twenty-first century educator and learner.
The digital badge initiatives of the American Alliance of Museums, a Credly partner and verified issuer, are featured in the cover story of ASAE’s Associations Now. Spotlighted as well is the innovative work of EDUCAUSE, which also works with Credly to make association member achievements visible.
An innovative and impressive MOOC from Concordia University Wisconsin that explores what learning could look like “beyond letter grades”. The MOOC itself goes beyond letter grades; it uses BadgeOS and Credly to help recognize achievement among students.
Free course launches as part of HP Catalyst Academy, a federated network of mini-courses designed for busy STEMx education professionals. HP Catalyst Academy — offered through a partnership of HP, the NMC and ISTE — is built on BadgeOS and is a Verified Issuer of open badges through Credly.
Built on the BadgeOS platform and integrating Credly, CyberWise Certified is a new online learning program for educators, parents, and any adult who wants to learn to use digital media confidently and safely.
Author and digital learning consultant Dr. Wes Fryer has released MacBook Maestro, a free, BadgeOS-powered and Credly-enabled website that helps individuals learn the features of Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion.
The Center for the Future of Museums is offering recognition to anyone attending the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting in Baltimore who attends any four of the sessions listed in the 2013 edition of CFM’s “Guide to the Future at the Annual Meeting,” and submits an insight, favorite quote or key take-away.
Using BadgeOS, Muhlenberg College enhanced their HYPE Program this year to include badges to recognize participants’ accomplishments. HYPE develops leadership and community advocacy skills in local high school students through documentary filmmaking.