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
Mozilla’s Open BadgeProject is creating a sharedbadge ecosystem &infrastructure:a universal standard.
Badgesconvey more than infoabout courses taken,grades, GPA, degreeprogram, etc.
Badgeslink directly to digitalproducts, portfolios,detailed badgerequirements.
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
Open Badges:What are the implications ofbadges for institutionsoffering degrees,certificates, and diplomas?
Open Badges:Are there some relevantuses of badges that wouldbenefit VCCS students?
Open Badges:How would we begin toexplore the efficacy ofbadges in the VCCS?
A Domain of One’s OwnShould all VCCS studentsand faculty have a domainof their own?