About

BenjieMB
Benjamin Messinger-Barnes
Rank:
Instructure
Title:
Customer Success Manager
Joined:
Jul 28, 2023 8:57:28 AM
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16
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Bio:
Benjie was born and raised in New York City, and he now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their mini Goldendoodle Kobe. Before coming to Instructure, Benjie was a math teacher, department chair, and the director of online learning and education technology at his Alma Mater, the Friends Seminary School in New York. He completed his undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Economics at Wesleyan University where he was the captain of the Squash team and active in Wesleyan’s local mentoring program, and he earned an Ed.M in Mathematics Education from Rutgers University. Benjie loves cooking, snowboarding, running, golfing, playing pickleball, and anything else that will keep him outdoors and active!

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Hello! These are all great questions - we love to connect with folks who are so thoughtfully leveraging these solutions to support their learners!  I'll happily think out loud a bit about some of the ...
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Hello! Thank you for this question.  Correct - with the LTI 1.3, to trigger automatic badge awards from learner activity in a Canvas LMS course, you do not need to add a module item (external tool).  ...
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Hi There!     Once you download the .CSV file and open it in whatever spreadsheet software you use, that's when you can filter by badge.  Apologies if that wasn't clear earlier!
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Hi! Thank you for posting to the community! For any issuer, under "Data Management" you can export all badge awards (you may adjust the start and end dates) for that issuer into a CSV.  From there, yo...
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Hi! Right on - I'm sorry that we are still experiencing difficulties and thank you for trying all those things and for sending along such informative screenshots.  It looks like this is a good one to ...
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Hello! These are all great questions - we love to connect with folks who are so thoughtfully leveraging these solutions to support their learners!  I'll happily think out loud a bit about some of the ...
Apr 25, 2024 2:53:28 PM
Hello! Great question.  A badge can definitely be set to expire X days/weeks/months/years after being awarded (in the badge design if awarded automatically - as in Canvas LMS) or on a specific date (i...
Feb 12, 2024 6:56:12 AM
Hello! There were some API issues with Credentials/Badgr in 2023 that may have caused this - they have since been fixed.  Have you given this a try since?   In my testing, "entity not found" sometimes...
Feb 8, 2024 11:38:18 AM
Hi Katie! Thanks for asking this question.  I was able to connect Zapier to Badgr and award badges from a spreadsheet (triggered by a form submission) as recently as yesterday.  The guide that you lin...
Feb 8, 2024 10:36:31 AM
Hello! Thank you for this question.  Correct - with the LTI 1.3, to trigger automatic badge awards from learner activity in a Canvas LMS course, you do not need to add a module item (external tool).  ...
Feb 8, 2024 10:33:54 AM

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