Insider Higher Ed featured an interview with a Dartmouth professor and instructional designer who collaborated to integrate digital badges into a course at the college. The badges are used to recognize skills and achievements in the area of digital scholarship.
“[W]e evaluated badge issuing methods currently available in the badge-o-sphere. We had to educate ourselves about the relationships and realities of platforms such as Mozilla’s Backpack, Credly, and other third party issuers. We tested badging plug-ins in Canvas (our LMS) and ultimately Credly offered the simplest and most portable badges for students.”
Read the full article at: http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/course-badging-case-study