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Moodle 3 Administration - Third Edition by Alex Büchner

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Configuring and managing badges

According to http://openbadges.org/, a badge is an online representation of a skill you've earned. Moodle can act as a badge consumer and a badge producer or issuer. As a consumer, a user has the ability to display badges earned elsewhere; as an issuer, badges can be earned in Moodle and displayed or collected elsewhere. Moodle distinguishes between two types of badges:

  • Course badges: These are badges that are awarded at the course level, for example, for completing certain activities
  • Site badges: These are badges that are related to site-wide activities, such as successfully completing a set of courses

First, badges have to be enabled in Advanced features. As an administrator you will then have to configure the usage ...

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