Recent Events


Connecting higher and vocational education, workplace skills, and innovative learning opportunities

Each meeting consisted of: 3 ten-minute presentations and 30 minutes of community Q&A – synchronously!


Open Digital Badges in Europe

YouTube Recording of the Session

Special thanks to Sheryl Grant for live-blogging the Europe session!

Beuth University, Berlin, Germany: Ilona Buchem, Beuth University, Migrant academic badges

          Prof. Buchem blogged about her presentation, too!

NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland: Iain MacLaren and Blaneth McSharry, Digitalbadges in higher education in the Republic of Ireland

Selor, Brussells, Belgium: Vincent Van Malderen, Badges in the Belgian labor market 



Open Digital Badges in the United States

YouTube Recording of the Session

Special thanks to Sheryl Grant for live-blogging the United States session!

Madison College, Madison, Wisconsin: Kate Radionoff and Lesley Voigt, Badges in the south central Wisconsin workforce

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire: Mike Goudzwaard and Adam Nemeroff, Badges in OperaX, a Dartmouth MOOC

NOCTI, Michigan and online:  John Foster, Badges for workplace skills



Open Digital Badges in Australia

YouTube Recording of the Session

Curtin University, Bentley WA: David Gibson, Badges as bridges:MOOCs, games, and informal learning in Curtin University’s curriculum

DeakinDigital, Melbourne VIC: Allyn Radford, Badges for workplace skills

Australian National University, Inger Mewburn, Badges at Australia National University


Prior Events

EDUCAUSE 2015 - Indianapolis, Indiana (27-30 October 2015)

Click here for a full listing of EDUCAUSE events

**Microcredentials and Badges Constituent Group meeting: Wednesday, Oct. 28th 2:30p - 3:20p in Meeting Room 130-131**
      More information here

To continue the badges conversation: Daniel Hickey and James Willis are available to meet:

6:30 - 7:30pm at the Citrix Reception, JW Marriott Hotel
7:30 - 9:00pm at the JW Marriott hotel lobby bar and lounge

Badging events at EDUCAUSE 2015