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Open Digital Badge Program Design (Intermediate) (Historical)

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remote participation via Zoom

February 28, 2020

8:30 am–12:30 pm EDT (Expired)

Course Description: After completing the online course introducing badges, this live webinar helps participants devise a badge program within an organization. This interactive session is a 4-hour virtual webinar that builds on previous knowledge in an entirely practical way with the sole intent of designing an operational badges program within your given organization. Topics include thinking through design ideas, resource inventories, metadata possibilities and challenges, and curriculum and training factors. Also covered are how to build portable and sharable credentials. The number of participants in each session is limited so you can have personalized attention with the badges expert and your fellow participants.

Pre-Requisite: Successful completion of 103: Open Digital Badges: An Introductory Course

Mode of Delivery: Synchronous, webinar-style interaction with expert. Small group interaction. Scheduled in advance.

Completion: Successful completion includes active participation in the 4-hour virtual webinar. Instructor verification of active participation is needed. When the active participation is verified, a silver badge is issued to the participant.

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  • Recognize how other attendees are using open digital badges.
  • Identify areas of difficulty often experienced when using open digital badges.
  • Identify major questions about open digital badges to address.
  • Construct an open digital badge program.
  • Discover potential pitfalls in implementing.
  • Complete the open digital badges design worksheet, share, and receive feedback.


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