Open Badges (Learning Pool webinar)

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Slides to accompany a Learning Pool webinar on 12th June 2013.

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Open Badges (Learning Pool webinar)

  1. 1. Learning Pool webinar / 12 June 2013
  2. 2. Who are you?Dr. Doug BelshawBadges & Skills LeadMozilla Foundation@dajbelshawdoug@mozillafoundation.org
  3. 3. Questionsalready received1. How can badges be used to drive accredited learning?2. Are the awarding bodies on board with this initiative andare there any examples of how this might work in practice?3. What makes a successful badge system. Any examples?4. How much does an Open Badges system cost?5. Can Open Badges integrate with a learner’s Social Mediachannels. If so, how?
  4. 4. Two AnswersYes!and£0.00(it’s Open Source, too!)
  5. 5. Who?What?When?Where?Why? How?
  6. 6. Mozilla!(global non-profit)
  7. 7. Some of the organisationsinvolved in the ecosystem
  8. 8. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Badges/Issuers
  9. 9. http://workforce.io/
  10. 10. http://www.kenteq.nl/smartsite.net?id=KT_HOME_EN
  11. 11. http://sweetwaterfoundation.com
  12. 12. http://dmlcompetition.net/Competition/4/badges-projects.php?id=2246
  13. 13. http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/programs/national/dln/special/DigitalBadges.html
  14. 14. http://www.proexam.org/index.php/technology/digital-micro-credentials
  15. 15. http://www.digitalme.co.uk/student-digital-leaders-badgeathon/
  16. 16. http://www.itap.purdue.edu/studio/passport/
  17. 17. Who?What?When?Where?Why? How?
  18. 18. Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them
  19. 19. CC BY-SA Kyle Bowen
  20. 20. Visual representations ofachievements, learning, skills,interests, competencies
  21. 21. They can accommodateformal & informallearning pathways
  22. 22. BADGE DISPLAY SITESSUCCESS
  23. 23. after-school program free online course government agency
  24. 24. DISPLAY SITESpersonal web sitesocial networkingprofilesWordPress / Tumblrjob sites
  25. 25. RESULTSnewlearningunlockopportunitiesjobs
  26. 26. Mozilla has built (and will maintain) the plumbing
  27. 27. They can represent hard & softskills, peer assessment, andstackable lifelong learning
  28. 28. Open Badges can capturelearning wherever & however itoccurs—allowing for innovation
  29. 29. http://tincanapi.com/overview/
  30. 30. Open Badges?(What about degrees, certificates, diplomas?)
  31. 31. Not simply either/or—both/and!
  32. 32. Who?What?When?Where?Why?How?
  33. 33. Silo 1Silo 2Silo 3DegreePRINCE2etc.CPDcertificate
  34. 34. Silo 1Silo 2Silo 3What skills/attributes aremissing here?(how can we best presentthem in a holistic way?)DegreePRINCE2etc.CPDcertificate
  35. 35. OpenBadgesInfrastructure(OBI)
  36. 36. I love badges formotivating me inmy learning!We use metadata-infused credentialsaligned with the OBII’m using micro-accreditation tomake achievementsmore granular
  37. 37. Who?What? When?Where?Why?How?
  38. 38. http://openbadges.org
  39. 39. Who?What?When?Where?Why?How?
  40. 40. 3 main ways to issue badges...
  41. 41. Roll your own solution(using onboarding documentation)Use plugin for an existing system(plugins available for most major platforms/systems)Third-party issuing platform(URLs in metadata point to their servers)3 main ways to issue badges:
  42. 42. Use plugin for an existing system(plugins available for most major platforms/systems)
  43. 43. Who?What?When?Where?Why?How?
  44. 44. NOW!(we launched v1.0 in March)
  45. 45. ~100,000Open Badges issued>26,000earners>700issuerstoby(May 2013 stats)
  46. 46. Coming soon...
  47. 47. Federation of badge backpacksComing soon...Image CC BY IsaacMao
  48. 48. Endorsement (3rd-party signing of badges)Federation of badge backpacksComing soon...Images CC BY IsaacMao & SeattleClouds.com
  49. 49. SOME IDEASto get you started• Play! Experiment! Earn your first badge atopenbadges.org to see how they work.• Think up some criteria and issue a badgeto someone using badg.us• Join the Open Badges community. Askquestions!• Launch a pilot. What behaviours/skills/understanding are you trying to promote?
  50. 50. 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!
  51. 51. Now!On Twitter: @dajbelshawVia email: doug@mozillafoundation.orgAsk me hard questions!http://openbadges.orghttp://wiki.mozilla.org/Badgeshttps://groups.google.com/d/forum/openbadgesUseful links:
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