Colorado’s Digital Badging Initiative

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“Colorado’s Digital Badging Initiative: A New Model of Credentialing Technical Math Skills and More”.

Educators and innovative industry leaders agree that digital badges are evolving into a key credential that can be used to meet current education and workforce needs. As part of its TAACCCT grant, the Colorado Community College System is leading a collaborative effort to develop micro-credentials or digital badges to serve post-secondary and workforce in partnership. Learn about early pilot uses of digital badges in technical math and advanced manufacturing, as well as plans for the future. The presenter will also share perspectives garnered from her participation in the Badge Alliance/OPEN badges workgroup that is shaping the national conversation on this emerging topic.

Presenter: Brenda Perea, Instructional Design Project Manager, Colorado Community College System

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Thu, Jun 23, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT

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The NROC Team

webinar

http://www.nrocnetwork.org/colorados-digital-badging-initiative-new-model-credentialing-technical-math-skills-and-more

badges are integrated with the industry partners of the educational institution

how to determine the value of a badge.
Faculty writing a competencies, online and blended environment. All agree that this means competency. Need to faculty buy in, if issuing badges. Objective versus subjective measures. Faculty member is the one who tells students how to earn badges. Not punitive, but a reward.

building the eco system in Colorado. But it can be taken on a national level. Employers in other states to accept. MS, Sisco are issuing badges, which will be internationally.

how does it fit in the bigger picture of credentials. Lumina Foundations. Next project. https://www.luminafoundation.org/

MOOC (Canvas)

Microsoft badging system. https://education.microsoft.com/ViewAll/Badges

brenda.perea@cccs.edu
NROCnetwork.org http://nrocnetwork.org/

badges are transferable. not person to person, but repository

of 200 issues badges, they were shared 6K+ times over social media: LinkedIn, FB etc. by employers.

backpack, or stored in Mozilla backpack. Most of LMS developing badging capabilities.
some LMS want to create their own badging, gatekeep in LMS, but losing
Canvas allows any badging
LCI in any LMS. LMS allow the vehicle to be issued, but does not create it.

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1 Comment on Colorado’s Digital Badging Initiative

  1. Plamen Miltenoff
    April 11, 2018 at 7:27 pm (6 months ago)

    https://events.educause.edu/eli/courses/2018/badging-and-employer-engagement#_zsM5qKe1_zliQ7j4

    Online Course | Badging and Employer Engagement
    Part 1: May 9, 2018 | 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET
    Part 2: May 16, 2018 | 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET
    Part 3: May 23, 2018 | 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

    Learning Objectives:
    During this course, participants will:

    Identify an actionable set of target industry or employer stakeholders
    Identify specific workforce challenges
    Create credentials that directly impact industry and employers
    Design internal and external employer-focused communications
    Verify that a feedback loop exists between industries, employers, and the institution

    Course Facilitators
    Jonathan FinkelsteinJonathan Finkelstein, CEO, Credly
    Susan Manning, EdD, Chief Success Strategist, Credly
    Brenda M. Perea, Director of Educational and Workforce Solutions, Colorado Community College System

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