Open Digital Badges: Microcredentials and the Higher Ed Landscape

Wednesday, October 28 | 2:30pm - 3:30pm | Poster Sessions, Exhibit Hall H-K
Session Type: Professional Development
Because they contain claims and evidence and circulate in networks, open digital badges are transforming credentialing. We will highlight the findings from a two-year study of 29 badge development projects, introduce a new project supporting badge innovation in major learning management systems, and interactively discuss the future of badges in higher education.


Outcomes: Understand the open badge ecosystem and how it benefits learning in higher education * Review digital developments in badge delivery * Discover contexts for the future of badges

Speakers

  • Daniel Hickey

    Professor of Learning Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington
  • James Willis

    Independent Scholar, Indiana University