Digital Credentials are sharable badges and certificates that can signal instructors, classmates, and future employers to your mastery of Microsoft Office applications. There are a number of different types of credentials to earn in SIMnet. You can view the list of available Digital Credentials 👉here or view the application pathway collections 👉 here.
SIMnet provides two types of Digital Credentials: completion based Badges and achievement based Certificates.
Completion based Badges are earned in the 👉Library by completing all of the Let Me Try activities in an application set.
White Belt credentials are earned by completing all of the Office level content in a SIMbook. Students in introductory courses may be able to earn 4 White Belt credentials.
Purple Belt credentials are earned by completing all of the Advanced level content in a SIMbook. Students in advanced courses may be able to earn 4 Purple Belt credentials.
To earn a Yellow Belt, complete a Project attempt and score 90% or higher. Credentialed assignments contain a blue ribbon icon in the assignment list.
Once you complete an assignment at the required score threshold, the assignment score will display with a ribbon icon and the page will have a Credential in the upper right corner of the assignment view. Visit the 👉 Profile section for details on managing your Digital Credentials.
Once you complete the requirements to earn a Digital Credential SIMnet will automatically issue your Badge or Certificate and send you an email with additional instructions on how to share and interact with your Digital Credential. You can also click the share icon in the Digital Credential in SIMnet to access your collection of Digital Credentials.
Please view our video on how to access and share your SIMnet Digital Credential: