Additional Information

Created on Jul 25, 2014

Kyle Bowen. "Digital Badges as an Open Passport for Learning" (ELI webinar, 07 January 2013). Available online at (overview of Purdue University's student "Passport" initiative).

Kevin Carey. "A Future Full of Badges" (profile of the UC-Davis "Sustainable Agriculture" program). The Chronicle of Higher Education 08 February 2012. Available online at:

"CTSI Adds Course and New Features to the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Orientation Program." University of Minnesota Brief (10 July 2014). Available online at

EDUCAUSE Library. "7 Things You Should Know About Competency-Based Education." Available online at

EDUCAUSE Library. "Micro-Credentialing" (links to related resources). Available online at

Paul Fain. "Competency Based Education Gets a Boost from the Education Department: Experimenting with Aid." Inside Higher Ed (23 July 2014). Available online at

Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC). "Badges for Lifelong Learning" (dynamic catalog of badge initiatives in a variety of educational contexts). Available online at

Pieter Kleymeer and Emily Puckett Rodgers. "Amplifying Openness with Rewards" (overview of the University of Michigan Open.Michigan initiative). Open Education Conference presentation (26 October 2011). Available online at: (accompanying slide deck and resource document).

Susan Manning. "Badges/Digital Badges" (curated bookmark collection). Available online at

Kyle Peck and Chris Gamrat. "Using Digital Badges: Video Recording" [describes a Penn State digital badging project]. Available online at

Charles Tsai. "The Case for Social Innovation Micro-Credentials" (overview of the socioeconomic changes that have given rise to microcredentialing). Stanford Social Innovation Review Blog (post date: 01 July 2014). Available online at