No Fake News about Digital Badging

Digital badges can provide evidence of accomplishments to help students differentiate themselves in the job market. In 2017, the USF Tampa Library began a badging program based on existing multimedia tools workshops. The program was tiered to offer a path to higher levels of competence. This presentation provides the real news about developing the program and reviews the outcomes and lessons learned.

Track

Youth Services or Programming

Presenters

Barbara Lewis, University of South Florida

Barbara is the Digital Learning Librarian at the USF Tampa Library and provides digital humanities, digital & data literacy, and data visualization support and services.

Brittany Self, University of South Florida

Brittany is the Digital Media Commons Specialists and provides multimedia tools training for USF students and faculty and coordinates the badging program.

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