Thursday 22nd May, 2014
11:30am to 12:20pm
This presentation includes an explanation, exploration, and discussion of digital badges for use in community building, professional development, and skills/academic achievement. The first part of the presentation will define issuers, badges and criteria, and earners. The second part of the presentation includes a live demonstration and walk-through for creating and issuing a badge using the Cred.ly platform.
Session attendants will earn a badge for their participation and have the opportunity to create their own badges during this part of the session. The third and final part of the presentation will include a panel discussion with representatives from instructional technology, human resources, and others to consider potential uses of digital badges and their overall credibility and desirability
Web Designer, University of Michigan
Nicole Rhoads, M.F.A. is a web designer at the University of Michigan News Office. She has been developing websites since 1997 and working in higher education since 2002.
Professional experiences range from graphic design and art direction to project management and brand development, and include all manner of multimedia production.
When Nicole isn’t screen-bound, she enjoys kayaking, canine obedience, paper crafts, volunteering, and exploring media arts.
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