e-Badge Program

Share your skills and experiences digitally with an e-Badge on Digital Survival Skills.

We offer an e-Badge for Digital Survival Skills, which provides you with resources to build your basic tech skills as they relate to your personal interests and capabilities, including Networks and File Management; Digital Curiosity and Lifelong Learning; Troubleshooting; Managing Digital Identity, Privacy, and Security; Strategic Web and Database Searching; and Collaborative Online Communication.

Our e-Badge for Digital Survival Skills will help you tell a convincing story to future employers about your digital competencies.

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Every industry is a tech industry!

Assess your Digital strengths and weaknesses!

Discover the various soft and hard skills you already possess by evaluating your abilities. This assessment tool will help you discover your areas of strength and weakness. You can even request a coaching session to complete the assessment (for accessibility purposes), to learn more about the Digital Competence Wheel, and/or to learn more about the web application.

This Digital Competence Wheel will:

  • Help you discover the basic tech skills that you already possess.
  • Calculate your percentage of competence in various tech related skills.
  • Tailor and align your strengths and weaknesses to our six overarching competence categories.
  • Provide you with an individualized graphic of your results (shown to the right).
  • Start out by assessing your own Digital skills.

Go to our Web Application to earn your badge!

Once you know your strengths and weaknesses, go to our web application to learn more about resources that can build a digital foundation and to earn your Digital Survival Skills e-Badge

This Digital Survival Skills e-Badge Web Application includes:

  • Investment in understanding your own knowledge and skills regarding technology
  • Identification of three or more areas of growth, or milestones
  • Completion of related learning experiences in each growth area
  • Successful articulation of your digital competency

How to Share your e-Badge

Adding badges to your LinkedIn Certifications

Once you’ve been issued an e-Badge, you can post it to LinkedIn to show your tech skills to future employers.

To share on your LinkedIn profile, click the add profile section button on your LinkedIn profile and select Licenses and Certifications. You’ll then fill in the information about the Digital Survival Skills e-Badge, including the link to your copy of the e-badge (which you can find in your Badgr Backpack). For more information, see this helpful tutorial from Badgr. 

This Program Will Soon Be Expanded!

See how this e-Badge fits into the bigger picture for your digital skills. Read our Bicentennial report for more information on things to come!