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Canvas Credentials: Student Achievements Beyond Grades

Canvas Credentials, image depicts a gold trophy and a Canvas screen showing Badge details.

As the semester ends, students leave with more than just improved grades on their transcripts. It’s essential for them to realize they’ve also acquired valuable experiences in writing, critical thinking, research, leadership, communication, or community service — skills that can boost their career success far beyond their grade point average.

Canvas offers a great feature called Canvas Credentials, that does more than allow students to showcase the competencies developed in class; it helps instructors increase student motivation by introducing gamified learning elements.

With Canvas Credentials, instructors can create and award digital badges that students earn for demonstrating mastery of specific skills or completing assignments within their courses. Students can display earned badges on their professional profiles, digital resumes, or e-portfolios.

Are you curious about integrating Canvas Credentials into your course? Submit a request online to schedule a consultation with a Canvas support team member.