Anyone can browse and try these activities. However, badges and certificates are only available to Notre Dame grad students, postdocs, faculty, and staff.
We use badges to represent manageable chunks of work and recognize your learning more quickly. They also let you personalize the program; follow your interests to earn the badges you want in the order you choose. This video explains the general idea of digital badges.
Claiming a badge adds your name to the list of badge earners. It also lets you display the badge with a link that shows potential employers what you did to earn it. Share the badge on LinkedIn, a personal blog, or a professional web page.
We estimate that most badges require 3-5 hours of work. After verifying your work we'll issue you a badge.
After completing the initial certificate you have the option to work towards an advanced certificate: