What is a micro-credential?
A micro-credential is a qualification focused on specific professional or career disciplines. Micro-credentials generally consist of up to nine hours of credit courses that provide specific career critical knowledge, skills, and abilities that can be easily transferred to the workforce. Micro-credentials may also be earned through non-credit activities, projects, or workshops.
What is a digital badge?
Badges are digital assets to show a learning achievement like a micro-credential or certificate. They contain metadata that provides context and verification
Credly hosts OCCC’s digital badges. Once earned, an individual can share a digital badge on social media, resumés, email signatures, or digital badge wallets.
For more information on how to share your digital badge, view the Credly Badge Earner Guide.