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Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
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Future Technologies Group: Open Badges

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  • 1. Open Badges: A PrimerFuture Technologies GroupMay 14th, 2013http://openbadges.orgThis work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visithttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 444 Castro Street, Suite 900, Mountain View, California, 94041,USA.Adapted from an openly licensed presentation by Doug Belshawhttp://www.slideshare.net/dajbelshaw,http://dougbelshaw.com
  • 2. http://www.lifebeforethedinosaurs.com/
  • 3. How do we certify learning?
  • 4. GradesTranscriptsDiplomasCertifications
  • 5. GradesA B C D F
  • 6. TranscriptsProgram of study, courses,GPA, grades
  • 7. DiplomasInstitution, area of study,accolades
  • 8. CertificationsSkills, skill level
  • 9. What don’t theseforms of certificationtell you?
  • 10. How do we acknowledgeinformal learning?
  • 11. How do we certify Art’slearning?
  • 12. What are badges and howdo they certifylearning?
  • 13. Badges
  • 14. Visual representations ofachievements, learning,skills, and interests
  • 15. Think Boy Scouts, themilitary, or video games,
  • 16. They can complementtraditionaleducational practices
  • 17. http://www.itap.purdue.edu/studio//passport/
  • 18. They can accommodateformal & informallearning pathways
  • 19. They can representhard & soft skills, peerassessment, and stackablelifelong learning
  • 20. Open Badgescapture learning whereverand however it happens
  • 21. How It Works
  • 22. Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
  • 23. after-school program free online course government agency
  • 24. Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
  • 25. openbadges.org
  • 26. Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
  • 27. DISPLAY SITESpersonal websitesocial networkingprofilesWordPress / Tumblrjob sites
  • 28. RESULTSnewlearningunlockopportunitiesjobs
  • 29. BADGE DISPLAY SITESSUCCESS
  • 30. Badge metadata spec+ Issuer API
  • 31. Mozilla’s Open BadgeProject is creating a sharedbadge ecosystem &infrastructure:a universal standard.
  • 32. Badgesconvey more than infoabout courses taken,grades, GPA, degreeprogram, etc.
  • 33. Badgeslink directly to digitalproducts, portfolios,detailed badgerequirements.
  • 34. A Domain of One’s OwnIn Fall 2013 every incoming student at UMW will have the opportunity tochoose their own personal domain and receive a web hosting accountwith the freedom to create subdomains, install software, setupdatabases, create email addresses, and carve out their own space onthe web that they own and control.http://umwdomains.com
  • 35. Open Badges:What are the implications ofbadges for institutionsoffering degrees,certificates, and diplomas?
  • 36. Open Badges:Are there some relevantuses of badges that wouldbenefit VCCS students?
  • 37. Open Badges:How would we begin toexplore the efficacy ofbadges in the VCCS?
  • 38. A Domain of One’s OwnShould all VCCS studentsand faculty have a domainof their own?

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