Canvas Credentials (formerly known as Badgr) Badge/Pathway Request

What is Canvas Credentials (formerly known as Badgr)?

Badgr is a digital credentialing system that is used to award badges, create stackable learning pathways, and verify and track achievements through sharable learner records.

How can digital credentialing be used at FSW?

Badgr pathways and badges can be created for a variety of student, staff, and faculty learning activities and achievements at FSW.  Some examples are:

  • Professional development
  • Course module completion
  • Achievement of a general education competency

What information do I need to provide when requesting a badge or pathway for my department, program, or course?

You will need to complete the request form by clicking the "Request Service" button and providing the following information:

  • Badge system goals
  • Single Badge or Pathway
  • Issuer/Owner/Staff Information
  • Badge/pathway name
  • Badge/pathway description
  • Badge/pathway criteria
  • Badge/pathway evidence
  • Type/category
  • Purpose
  • Assessment
  • Alignment
  • Prerequisites
  • Award method
  • Time to earn
  • Badge design ideas/preferences

A PDF version of the Badgr Badge Design Worksheet is attached for your reference.

Request Service

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FSW students and faculty that earn a badge through a Canvas course or by completing the requirements to earn the Fundamentals of Written Communication badge, will receive an email notifying them that a badge has been awarded. Badge recipients will then be directed to the Badgr website to create an account, view, and share their badges.


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