Create a Badge

To create a badge,

  1. In Awards, click Course Awards.
    Click Course Awards

  2. Click Add Award to Course.
    click Add Award to Course

  3. Click Create.
    Click Create

  4. Enter a name and description for the badge.
    Enter name and description

  5. Select the award type “Badge”.
    select Badge

  6. Select availability settings for whom you want the badge to be available.
    • Select “Make this award available to all of my courses” to use it in other courses.
    • Select “Make this award available to other award creators and their courses” so other instructors can grant the badge in their courses.
      • Select “Restrict award to the course and its child org units” if you only want to use the badge in this course.
        select Availability

  7. Select expiry options.
    • Select “Never” if the badge will never expire (such as for passing a course, for perfect attendance, for assignment mastery, etc.)
    • Select “Fixed date” if the badge will expire on a specific date (such as for certifications that must be renewed, like First Aid or CPR)
    • Select “Relate Day of the Month” if the badge will expire relative to a day it was granted (such as for Student of the Week)
    • Select whether or not to notify the student before the badge expires and indicate the number of days of lead time
      select Expiry Options

  8. Choose an image for the badge.
    Choose image (Create, Upload, or Library)

    • Create your own image by clicking “Create your own award image”. This lets you design your own badge icon.
    • When done designing, click Download to download the badge. It will be in your Downloads folder. TIP: Rename it so a new badge doesn’t overwrite it if you are making multiple badge images.
      badge designer

    • Click “Upload New Icon” to add the image you created to the library.
    • Select “From Existing Library” to use one of the images already in the library.
    • Select “Upload New Icon” if you have an image to use to add it to the library.

  9. Ensure the “Use this award in the course now” option is selected.
    Use this award checkbox

  10. Click Save and Close or Save.
    Save and Close

  11. If you get an Edit Award Alert, click OK, then click Save and Close.
    Edit Award Altet