Unlock the Future of Digital Credentialing with Open Badges 3.0 and Canvas Credentials



Greetings, Canvas Credentials Community!

At Canvas Credentials, we're constantly seeking new ways to enhance your credentialing journey. That's why we're thrilled to announce the imminent arrival of Open Badges 3.0 (OB3) compliant micro-credentials in the second half of this year. But what exactly are OB 3.0 compliant badges, and why should you be excited? Let's delve into the details.

What are Open Badges 3.0 Compliant Micro-Credentials?

Open Badges 3.0 represents a significant evolution in digital credentialing standards, paving the way for a more streamlined and personalized experience for learners and issuers alike. Unlike its predecessor, OB 3.0 credentials empower learners to share their achievements directly with the individuals or organizations of their choosing, eliminating the need for public pages. This shift not only enhances privacy and control but also facilitates more targeted sharing, ensuring that your accomplishments reach the right audience at the right time.

Richer Metadata and Evidence

With OB 3.0, issuers can include more detailed metadata within the badge, such as learning outcomes, assessment criteria, and supporting evidence. This means recipients can access and showcase this additional information, providing a more comprehensive understanding of their achievements. Imagine presenting a digital badge that not only verifies your skill but also details the exact criteria you met and the evidence supporting your achievement.

Enhanced Verification and Authenticity

One of the standout features of OB 3.0 is its enhanced verification mechanisms. This gives recipients and third-party verifiers more confidence in the authenticity of the badges they encounter. For issuers, this means a more secure badge ecosystem, reducing the risk of fraud or misuse. In an era where digital credentials are becoming increasingly important, the integrity of these credentials is paramount.

Want to understand OB 3.0 better? Watch this informative video or read this page for a detailed overview.

How Canvas Credentials Supports Your Journey

At Canvas Credentials, we understand that every credentialing journey is unique. That's why we're committed to providing you with the tools and support you need to thrive in a rapidly changing landscape. Our upcoming launch of OB 3.0 compliant micro-credentials is just the beginning. We're here to empower you every step of the way, from implementation to ongoing optimization, ensuring that you can harness the full potential of digital credentialing with confidence.

Share Your Feedback

But enough about us — we want to hear from you! Your input is invaluable as we continue to refine and enhance our credentialing offerings. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and insights via our feedback survey until the 9th of June. Your feedback will not only shape the future of Canvas Credentials but also contribute to the advancement of digital credentialing as a whole. Together, we can build a brighter future for learners everywhere.

Happy Credentialing, 

The Canvas Credentials Team