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Development of Competency-Based Digital Badges/Micro Credentials System: A Pilot Project

St. Cloud State University and North Hennepin Community College


Digital badges can be helpful for communicating skills and competencies that a person successfully acquires or demonstrates. St. Cloud State University partnered with North Hennepin Community College to explore ways that digital badges can complement existing credentials, and help bridge the communication gap between the skills students have and the skills employers are looking for.  

Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation Funding 

Small Seed Grant – $10,000 


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