This page describes what a badge is and how to obtain it.
What Are Digital Badges?
Digital badges are visual evidence of obtaining a new skill or accomplishment. UW-Madison badges are Open Badges, a type of digital badge that is 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
What Digital Platform Is Used?
How Can Digital Badges Be Used?
Digital badges can be printed or shared out through social media.
How Do Learners Obtain Their Badge?
Ready to Obtain Your Badge?
2. Learn how to share your digital badge.
Content for the courses associated with the PSMP is developed in partnership with the Industrial Refrigeration Consortium (IRC). IRC is a collaboration between UW–Madison and industry with the goal of improving the safety, efficiency, and productivity of industrial refrigeration systems and technologies through applied research, knowledge transfer, and providing technical assistance.