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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.