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In the News: "Digital Badges Might be the Next Frontier in Association Education"

Signs of Change: American Alliance of Museums Digital Badges:
November 15, 2013 – The digital badge initiatives of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and EDUCAUSE, Credly partners and verified issuers, are featured in the cover story ASAE’s “Associations Now” magazine. Read more.

Credly Founder Co-Authors US Department of Education Report on the Value of Digital Badges

Report Examines the Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners:
November 7, 2013 – A new report entitled The Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners examines the nature, value, and potential impact of digital badges, an emerging electronic form of recognition of an individual’s knowledge and skills. Read more.

Haiku Learning Makes Achievement More Visible through Integration with Credly

Popular Cloud-based Haiku Learning Adds Badging Tools and Seamless Connection to Credly: October 21, 2013 – Credly, the leading platform for managing digital badges and credentials, today announced that leading cloud-based learning management system provider Haiku Learning has integrated Credly into their latest release.  Haiku Learning is used by over one million users in schools and districts all over the world. Read more.

MoMA to Use Credly to Issue Digital Badges for Online Course Completion

Leading Digital Badge and Credential Provider Teams Up with Museum of Modern Art, Offers Scholarships for Upcoming Course: September 30, 2013 – Credly, the leading platform for managing digital badges and credentials, announced that The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York will issue its first digital badge for successful online course completion using the Credly system. Read more.

BadgeOS Version 1.2 Released and Extension Library Unveiled by Credly

Leading Digital Badge and Achievement System Grows with Nine New Extensions: September 30, 2013 – Credly released BadgeOS 1.2, the newest version of the free and open source digital badge and achievement system. Nine extensions were also released as part of a new Extension Library, which allow the badge earning experience to be customized to any context. Read more.

In the News: "Edvance360 LMS-SN Gets Support for Digital Badges"

THE Journal Reports on Integration of Credly "Open Credit" API by Edvance360 Learning Management System: September 10, 2013 – "Edvance360 LMS-SN has added support for digital badges through integration with Credly, a credentialing and badging service." Read more.

Credly™ BadgeOS Platform Surpasses 3,000 Installations

Open Source System for Acknowledging Lifelong Achievement Sees Rapid Adoption from Wide Range of Organizations: August 20, 2013 – Credly announced that BadgeOS, the open source framework for recognizing achievement, rewarding community engagement, and issuing digital badges, has been installed well over 3,000 times. Read more.

NMC and ISTE Launch Free Social Media Training for Teachers — in Facebook

HP Catalyst Academy is a Credly Verified Issuer of Digital Badges: June 24, 2013 – The New Media Consortium and ISTE partner with HP to provide free, online professional development for busy STEMx educators, and issue verified digital credentials using Credly platforms. Read more.

Deakin University MOOCs to Issue Credit Using Credly Digital Badges

DeakinConnect Integrates “Open Credit” API, Offers MOOC on ‘Humanitarian Responses to Disasters’: June 17, 2013 – A new massive open online course (MOOC) exploring the humanitarian sector and its role in disaster and emergency response will offer digital badges through integration of the Credly Open Credit API. Read more.

Credly Empowers Recognition of Online Community Engagement

BadgeOS™ Community Add-On Rewards Online Community Participation Using BuddyPress:
May 2, 2013 – Credly, the universal way to recognize, store, and manage evidence of lifelong achievement, announced the availability of the BadgeOS Community Add-on, a free plugin that allows online community members to earn recognition and badges for their participation in BuddyPress-enabled WordPress sites. Read more.

Credly Mobile App for iOS Available on App Store

Design Badges, Give Credit, Share Evidence of Achievement in Any Setting: April 8, 2013 – Credly announced the availability of a free mobile app. The Credly app makes it possible to give credit, and display and share badges -- all from one’s iPhone or other iOS device. Read more.

WordPress Plugin Rewards Achievement, Issues Badges

BadgeOS™ turns any WordPress Site into a Badging System: April 3, 2013 – Credly announced the availability of BadgeOS, a powerful free plugin to WordPress to easily create achievements and issue digital badges as users complete steps, and demonstrate skills and knowledge. Read more.

NYC Teens Volunteer, Earn Credit for Hurricane Sandy Relief

'Daily News' Features Probation Department Youth Program: March 10, 2013 – The NY Daily News featured the heartwarming story of teens on probation in New York City giving back to beleaguered residents of Gerritsen Beach, a Brooklyn community devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Credly is being used to acknowledge the achievements of these volunteers at relief sites and in their local communities.
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Credly Shares Insights with Association of Test Publishers

Presentation at “Innovations in Testing 2013” Explores Digital Credentials: February 5, 2013 – Credly helped facilitate a workshop at the “Innovations in Testing 2013” conference produced by The Association of Test Publishers (ATS), a non-profit organization that represents providers of tests and assessment tools and/or services related to assessment, selection, screening, certification, licensing, educational or clinical uses. Read more.

EDUCAUSE Recognizes Professional Achievement Using Credly

Foremost Association of IT Leaders in Higher Education Initiates Badge-Issuing: January 30, 2013 – EDUCAUSE, the foremost association for information technology in higher education, is using Credly to recognize professional achievement beginning at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting. Read more.

Credly Integrates The Noun Project Icon Library

Globally Recognized Images Give Digital Badges Universal Meaning: January 29, 2013 – Credly, the leader in digital credential and badge services for recognizing lifelong achievement, today announced it has worked with The Noun Project to integrate its thousands of globally identifiable icons into the free Credly badge-building system. Read more.