Learn about the uses of badges in education. Is this hype or is there something to the badge system? We will provide examples of how badges are being used in education and in other fields and also discuss a project funded by the SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants that is exploring the use of badging at Buffalo State. Read a recent article on badging at http://chronicle.com/article/A-Future-Full-of-Badges/131455/. Presented by Mark McBride, Beth Burns and Ken Fujiuchi.