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InterPro - Badges - Digital Badges
What Are Digital Badges?
Digital badges are visual evidence of obtaining a new skill or accomplishment. UW-Madison badges are issued through Canvas Badges. Digital badges are verifiable, portable, and packed with information about skills and achievements.
What Do Digital Badges Communicate?
- The date the badge is earned
- Who issued the badge
- The knowledge, skills, and abilities the learner has acquired
- A description of the assessments the learner had to complete to earn the badge
How Can Digital Badges Be Used?
Digital badges can be printed or shared out through social media.
Ready to Obtain Your Badge?
Learners create a free account with Canvas Badges. Within Canvas Badges "backpack," learners can store, share, and organize their badges.
- Learn how create a free account with Canvas Badges and use the backpack.
- Learn how to share your digital badge.