Are Open Badges the Future forRecognising Skills? facilitated by Phil Barker, Doug Belshaw, Simon Grant CETIS Conference, Nottingham 2012-02-23 1
Links to presentations For Doug Belshaws slides, see http://www.slideshare.net/dajbelshaw/are-open-badges-the-future-for-recognition-of-skills For Simon Grants slides, see http://www.slideshare.net/asimong/some-requirements-for-badge-systems Session page with many more links http://wiki.cetis.ac.uk/Are_open_badges_the_future_for_recognition_of_skills%3F 2
Scenario 1: formativeassessment in high-stakes field strengths weaknesses continuous, expires if not new therefore not trusted renewed machine processable as well as human-readable cumulative opportunities threats works well with highly perception of being trivial competitive students unwelcome addition to transfer between current systems institutions 3
Scenario 2: badges incommunities of practice strengths weaknesses recognition by community lack of context of practice range, scope etc. transferability to other people unwilling to dig into communities detail offered unclear governance opportunities proliferation currency outside the community threats over-simplification could include qualifications brand recognition branding opportunity dominates quality invitation to examine issuing by inappropriate evidence in detail bodies 4
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