Export Badges from Blackboard to Mozilla Backpack

Achievements and badges earned in Blackboard can be exported to Mozilla Backpack, allowing them to be shared on other social media platforms such as LinkedIn.

Creating a Mozilla Backpack Account

  1. Open a browser and go to https://backpack.openbadges.org.
  2. Click Sign Up to create an account.
    Mozilla Backpack Welcome Screen
  3. Fill the form to create the account using your Buffalo State email address.
    Create a Backpack Account
  4. After creating the account, you will recieve an email asking you to verify your email address. Copy the verification code at the end of the email.
  5. Go to https://backpack.openbadges.org
  6. At the top of the page, click the “You haven’t verified your email address yet, click here to do so” link.
    Verify Backpack Account
  7. You will be directed to type or paste the verification code you copied from the email.Verify Backpack Account

Exporting Achievements and Badges from Blackboard

  1. In Blackboard, access the course where you have earned the badge.
  2. Click on the menu item created by your instructor that references your achievements\badges.
  3. Click on the badge you want to export.
  4. Click on the Reward Details icon.
    Export Badge
  5. Click Publish Badge to Mozilla.
    Publish Badge​​​​​​​
  6. You will be directed to login to Mozilla Backpack. Enter your Buffalo State email address and password that you created for your Mozilla Backpack account.
    Backpack Login
  7. Click Send to send the badge to Mozilla Backpack.
    Send Badge
  8. Click Yes to accept the badge to be sent to Mozilla Backpack.
    Accept Badge
  9. You will recieve a confirmation that the badge was sent to Mozilla Backpack.
    Receive Badge
  10. You should see your badges at the Mozilla Backpack main page.
    Recent Achievements


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