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Open Digital Badge Platforms and Functionalities (Advanced) (Historical)

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remote participation via Zoom

March 27, 2020

8:30 am–12:30 pm EDT (Expired)

Course Description: As a continuation of badge design work completed in 203, this advanced webinar provides a live, 4-hour session to build a prototype open digital badge with expert help. The session begins with an overview of existing badges platforms along with a demonstration to show the different functionalities of badges. The demonstration shows what it takes to build a badge in each of the covered platforms. Participants are then led in a design exercise to build a prototype badge. With particular attention paid to meta-data, participants work with the expert and in small groups to problem-solve various design issues. 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 203: Open Digital Badges – Intermediate Virtual Webinar – Building a Badge Program

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 and the submission of a prototype badge. Instructor verification of active participation is needed. When the active participation is verified and the instructor approves a submitted badge prototype, a gold badge is issued to the participant.

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

  • Identify features of major badging platforms.
  • Discriminate between different badging platforms.
  • Design and implement an open digital badge using a badging platform.
  • Issue a sample badge to demonstrate the workflow of how a badging platform works.


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