Open Badges briefing at Leicester (3 May 2013)

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Open Badges briefing at Leicester (3 May 2013)

  1. 1. Rationale:Learning today happens everywhere. But itsoften difficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out ofschool. Mozilla Open Badges helps solve thatproblem, making it easy for any organizationto issue, manage and display digital badgesacross the web.
  2. 2. Learning today happens everywhere. But itsoften difficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out ofschool. Mozilla Open Badges helps solve thatproblem, making it easy for any organizationto issue, manage and display digital badgesacross the web.Rationale:
  3. 3. Who are you?Dr. Doug BelshawBadges & Skills LeadMozilla Foundation@dajbelshawdoug@mozillafoundation.org
  4. 4. Who are you?Dr. Doug Belshaw2003-10Teacher & Senior Leader2010-12Higher Education2012+Mozilla Foundation
  5. 5. Mozilla!(global non-profit)
  6. 6. 1. Introduction2. The problem3. Towards a solution4. Who’s using Open Badges?5. What’s next for Open Badges?Overview
  7. 7. The Problem
  8. 8. Silo 1Silo 2Silo 3GCSEsCertificateScouts, GirlGuides, etc.
  9. 9. Silo 1Silo 2Silo 3GCSEsCertificateScouts, GirlGuides, etc.What skills/attributes aremissing here?(can we present themin a holistic way?)
  10. 10. Towards aSolution
  11. 11. What if we used badgesto credential learning?
  12. 12. Not just digital badgesbut Open Badges
  13. 13. Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them
  14. 14. CC BY-SA Kyle Bowen
  15. 15. Visual representations ofachievements, learning, skills,interests, competencies
  16. 16. Open Badges can augmenttraditional education practices
  17. 17. They can accommodateformal & informallearning pathways
  18. 18. They can represent hard & softskills, peer assessment, andstackable lifelong learning
  19. 19. Open Badges can capturelearning wherever & however itoccurs—allowing for innovation
  20. 20. CC BY-SA Kyle Bowen
  21. 21. Open Badges?(What about degrees, certificates, diplomas?)
  22. 22. Not simply either/or—both/and!
  23. 23. workforce.io
  24. 24. How do we get there?
  25. 25. Through a shared badgeecosystem & infrastructure:a universal standard.
  26. 26. OpenBadgesInfrastructure(OBI)
  27. 27. http://openbadges.org
  28. 28. Who’s usingOpen Badges?
  29. 29. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Badges/Issuers
  30. 30. http://cloudworks.ac.uk/badge/badge_list
  31. 31. http://www.open.edu/openlearn/
  32. 32. http://openbadges.webege.com/
  33. 33. http://www.rsc-scotland.org/eassessment/
  34. 34. http://www.digitalme.co.uk/student-digital-leaders-badgeathon/
  35. 35. https://www.makewav.es/s2r
  36. 36. http://dmlcompetition.net/Competition/4/badges-projects.php?id=2246
  37. 37. http://www.kenteq.nl/smartsite.net?id=KT_HOME_EN
  38. 38. http://workforce.io/
  39. 39. http://hubprov.com
  40. 40. http://www.ymcanyc.org/association/pages/y-mvp
  41. 41. http://sweetwaterfoundation.com
  42. 42. http://buzzmath.com
  43. 43. http://dmlcompetition.net/Competition/4/badges-projects.php?id=3213
  44. 44. http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/dln/special/DigitalBadges.html
  45. 45. http://www.proexam.org/index.php/technology/digital-micro-credentials
  46. 46. http://www.digitalme.co.uk/student-digital-leaders-badgeathon/
  47. 47. https://badges.webmaker.org/
  48. 48. https://badges.p2pu.org/
  49. 49. What’s next forOpen Badges?
  50. 50. Open Badges at v1.0 as of March 2013
  51. 51. Federationof Badge Backpacks
  52. 52. Endorsement
  53. 53. COPPA compliance
  54. 54. New, open learning standard forWeb Literacy
  55. 55. Conclusion
  56. 56. Conclusion• Open Badges = metadata-infusedcredentials• We’re now at v1.0 of the OBI• Lots of organisations are alreadyusing badges• You can get started right now!
  57. 57. Questions?@dajbelshaw / doug@mozillafoundation.org
  58. 58. http://badg.us
  59. 59. http://forallbadges.com
  60. 60. http://www.badgeos.org
  61. 61. http://openbadges.me

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