[x_custom_headline type=”center” level=”h3″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”]Digital Badge Project[/x_custom_headline][x_gap size=”1.313em”]

1. Review the following options, display your badge and provide the link to your instructor.
i. Linkedin
ii. Mozilla’s Backpack
iii. Other options are right within the badge issuer’s platform or adding directly to a professional portfolio or website.

2. Create a digital badge for your specific academic or work context
Review the information and use the template to think through the badge design. Complete the template considering the following elements:
i. Users
ii. Criteria
iii. Skills & Knowledge
iv. Behaviors
v. Evidence
vi. Value Proposition
vii. Endorsers
viii. Channels
ix. Awarded
x. Learning Pathways
xi. Resources

Make sure the template is fully completed. Remember- users should be completing some kind of task that  meets some kind of criteria in order to earn the badge. Submit your template as part of your final documents. The following are a few tools that might be helpful in creating a digital badge:
1. Creedly
2. Youtopia
3. Badgr
4. Badgelist
5. Accredible
6. Makebadges

3. Reflect on your experience by answering the following prompts
i. Describe the overall experience in creating a badge.
ii. Describe how motivated you were in earning a badge. What factors impacted your motivation?
iii. What were your key ‘take-aways” (what you have learned) from the design and development of a digital badge?
iv. What are some application ideas for implementing digital badges into your educational work context?
v. What are the benefits and challenges associated with implementing digital badges into your educational work context?

Submit completed final paper (3 parts: badge displaying link, template and reflection) into Blackboard in accordance to the calendar deadlines.