We're excited to announce the availability of BadgeOS version 1.4.0 Beta. At the centerpiece of this latest release is the new BadgeOS Shortcode Embedder, which allows you to easily add BadgeOS components to any page or post using a simple configuration panel. Download the 1.4 Beta today!
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.
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.
"The Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners" examines the nature, value, and potential impact of digital badges, an emerging electronic form of recognition of an individual’s knowledge and skills.