Learning 2.0 & OpenID
Miles Metcalfe @mmetcalfe
If you are building a web application...
And you anticipate learners amongst your
Be an OpenID relying party.
Standards based, open
source system for single
sign-on across or within
Sites can make informed
authorisation decisions for
Decentralised, light- individual access of
weight protocol for protected online resources
single sign-on and
OpenID in the wild
Many “smaller” Web 2.0 services are
OpenID relying parties.
Notably, so too is Facebook.
More “brand names” are OpenID identity
Educational institutions already collect and
Becoming an identity provider for them is
Becoming a relying party is transformative.