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Short and fast overview of some open certification opportunities, and the work P2PU is doing with Mozilla and others in this space.

Short and fast overview of some open certification opportunities, and the work P2PU is doing with Mozilla and others in this space.

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    OCWC Global 2011 - Alternative Certification OCWC Global 2011 - Alternative Certification Presentation Transcript

    • School of Webcraft Badges and other examples of Hacking Certification OCWC Global – Boston – 5 May 2011 http://bit.ly/p2pu-ocwc
    • The current model is Iron broken! Triangle
    • COST Iron TriangleQUALITY ACCESS
    • WHAT HAS CHANGED?
    • Content? [a] Iron Triangle
    • Connectivity? [a] Iron Triangle
    • Free and open access to the worlds greatest educationalresources and millions of people to learn with.
    • The current model is Iron broken! Triangle
    • But noweveryone Ironcan fix Triangleit.
    • Learning for everyone, by everyone, about almost anything.
    • • Open content + Open social web• Designed for participation• Anyone can get involved• Volunteers facilitate courses• Learners are in charge• Not top-down instruction
    • • Jan 2011 (10,000+ users) – 50+ courses (Eng, Esp, Por) – 3000+ people signed-up – 2200 accepted – 1400 enrolled• March 2011 (17,000+ users)
    • But now everyone Ironcan fix it. Triangle thelearning piece
    • What aboutcertification? Iron Triangle
    • The current model is Ironalso broken! Triangle
    • Nevertheless,hes an Oxford man.
    • Nevertheless,hes an Oxford man.Oxford, New Mexico!
    • Web DeveloperCertification• Not relevant for hiring• Quickly outdated• Relevant skills not reflected – Team-work, communication• Practical experience undervalued
    • What about certification? IronLets build Triangle one!
    • New sources of authority Iron Triangle
    • http://bit.ly/wiley-twist
    • IronTriangle
    • IronTriangle
    • New typesof credentials Iron Triangle
    • Something tohang on your Iron wall ... Triangle
    • IronTriangle
    • … your Facebook wall. Iron Triangle
    • IronTriangle
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    • Next Step:Open Badges IronInfrastructure Triangle
    • More on our work in this area:http://bit.ly/peer-recognitionhttp://bit.ly/badgepaper4http://wiki.mozilla.org/badgeshttp://eknight.com (Erin Knight)
    • .orgphilipp@p2pu.org