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Digital Badges C&CS Session, Jan 30 at 1pm

January 21, 2019
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Digital Badges

Presented by Torrie Raish and Emily Rimland, Penn State University

Wednesday January 30, 2019 at 1pm

Click here for registration to access the Zoom link

 

Many of us are likely familiar with micro-certification or digital badges in general but may want to learn more details about how it can be used to benefit learners, instructors, and librarians. The presenters will provide an overview of their digital badge programs and use cases and will focus on best practices of designing and implementing a program that will be useful to anyone considering new modes of meaningful instruction. The presentation will have natural conversation points and the presenters will foster an interactive discussion.

 

Vvrc112.jpgictoria Raish is the Online Learning Librarian for Penn State. She has been involved in digital badging initiatives since 2012. She has worked on these initiative for NASA and for Penn State University. She has her Ph.D. from Penn State University in Learning, Design, and Technology and is invested in improving the learning experience for all online learners.

 

 

 

 

 

EmiERimland_0905-240x300.jpgly Rimland is an Information Literacy Librarian and Learning Technologies Coordinator at Penn State. She enjoys providing instruction, reference, and outreach services to undergraduate students and holds an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh. She is the founder of the ACRL Digital Badge Interest Group and was a Teaching and Learning with Technology Faculty Fellow at Penn State. She recently wrote a spotlight article about Penn State’s badging program for American Libraries magazine: https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2019/01/02/making-microcredential-psu-libraries/

If you cannot attend the session live, feel free to sign up anyway. Link for viewing will be sent out after the session and be made available on the C&CS page. https://crdpala.org/connect-communicate/

We would like to thank the CRD and PaLA for continuing to support the Connect and Communicate Series.

If you have any questions or would like to propose a session, please contact Erin Burns at emb28 at psu.edu or any member of the C&CS team listed on the C&CS webpage above.

 

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