Introduction to Badges
Last modified on 04 July 2023 03:13 PM
Badges are a gamification feature in eClass intended to make learning more interesting for students. This article will introduce basic Badge usage in eClass and is tailored to instructors who are new to Badges.
Three steps are required to use badges in a course:
Adding/Creating New Badges
4. Click Create badge and you will return to the Badges main screen for further configuration options.
Once a badge has been created, you will gain access to options for managing them from the Badges area initially accessed.
You will now specify the criteria that students will need to meet for receiving the badge. Badges may be awarded based on:
Please see the article on Advanced Use of Badges for information on the other criteria types.
In this example, to set up Manual issue by role criteria:
Finally, you will need to enable your new badge.
Awarding badges manually
After enabling the badge, you can start awarding them to students:
For more details and advanced usage of Badges in eClass, please see Advanced Use of Badges.