Liberal Arts Badges and Microcredentialing

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Badges at Penn StateChris Long Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Education College of the Liberal Arts @cplongImage by Kyle Bowen: http://classhack.com/post/45364649211/open-badge-anatomy-updatedCurricular Cross-curricular Co-curricularOpen-curricular Professional development CertificationsEmbedded in credit-bearing learningEmbedded in non-credit learningFaculty/StaffRecognize learning outcomes within courses.Recognize learning outcomes across courses or credentials.Recognize learning or scholarship that occurs outside traditional courses.Recognize learning that may be required for faculty/staff members role or position.Recognize learning as part of faculty/staff professional development.Recognize learning outcomes in openly available structured courses.Badges & Microcredentials in Higher EducationLiberal Arts Citizens Badgescitizens.la.psu.eduLiberal Arts Citizens - Badge CategoriesGlobal Perspective- Study Abroad - International Internships - Cultural Awareness - Service TravelSample BadgeThe GlobalistLiving abroad, whether for study or work, enables you to understand and appreciate other cultures and to see your own in a new way. Earn the Globalist badge by completing a six-week or longer study or intern abroad program. Evidence: Blog post reflecting on your experience.Earn this badgeLiberal Arts Citizens - Badge CategoriesInitiative- Utilizing Resources - Undergraduate Research - Internships - Career PreparationGlobal Perspective- Study Abroad - International Internships - Cultural Awareness - Service TravelSample BadgeThe ApprenticeLearning by doing is a great way to develop knowledge and expertise. Earn The Apprentice badge by putting theory into practice in an internship or an undergraduate research experience. Evidence: LinkedIn page with supervisor recommendation.Earn this badgeLiberal Arts Citizens - Badge CategoriesInitiative- Utilizing Resources - Undergraduate Research - Internships - Career PreparationLeadership- Student Organizations - Self Assessment - Peer NominationGlobal Perspective- Study Abroad - International Internships - Cultural Awareness - Service TravelSample BadgeThe Self-Aware LeaderYou become a self-aware leader by understanding your strengths and weaknesses and making intentional decisions that allow you and those around you to thrive. Evidence: Completion of Strengths Finder and review with career adviser.Earn this badgeLiberal Arts Citizens - Badge CategoriesEngagement- Volunteering - Networking - BloggingInitiative- Utilizing Resources - Undergraduate Research - Internships - Career PreparationLeadership- Student Organizations - Self Assessment - Peer NominationGlobal Perspective- Study Abroad - International Internships - Cultural Awareness - Service TravelSample BadgeThe StorytellerGreat storytelling allows you to bring people together and motivate them to act. Earn the Storyteller badge by participating actively and constructively in conversations on Liberal Arts Voices social media channels. Evidence: Links to published blog posts and tweets.Earn this badge1 from each category+ + + + +2 more from any category=Liberal Arts Citizen Meta BadgeExcellence in Communications CertificateOral Presentation Visual Rhetoric Academic Writing Public DiscourseCurrent Certificate ModelStudents complete work in four modes of communicatione-PortfolioCurrent Certificate ModelStudents assemble work in e-Portfolio Faculty evaluate work as a whole Certificate awardedBadged Certificate ModelAssignments become badgese-PortfolioFaculty evaluate individual badges as they are completedBadged Certificate Modele-Portfolio becomes badge Faculty evaluate e-Portfolio badge Certificate and badge awardede-PortfolioBadges at Penn StateChris Long Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Education College of the Liberal Arts @cplong

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