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    Open badges   rocket fuel for the accreditation of skills Open badges rocket fuel for the accreditation of skills Presentation Transcript

    • Open Badges: rocket fuel for theaccreditation of skills Dr. Doug Belshaw Mozilla Foundation JISC RSC South West webinar / @dajbelshaw / doug@mozillafoundation.org
    • Today’s webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education.
    • Today’s webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education.
    • Today’s webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education.
    • Today’s webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education.
    • Who are you? Dr. Doug Belshaw Badges & Skills Lead Mozilla Foundation @dajbelshaw doug@mozillafoundation.org
    • Mozilla!(global non-profit)
    • The Problem
    • Silo 2Silo 1 Silo 3
    • LinkedIn recommendation Silo 2Silo 1 PhD PRINCE2 qualification Silo 3
    • LinkedIn recommendation Silo 2 Silo 1 PhD PRINCE2 What skills/ qualification attributes are Silo 3 missing here? (and can we presentthem in a holistic way?)
    • Towards aSolution?
    • MozFest 2010http://mozillafestival.org
    • What if we usedbadges for learning?
    • Not just digital badges but Open Badges
    • Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them
    • Visual representations ofachievements, learning, skills, interests, competencies
    • Open Badges can complement traditional education practices
    • They can accommodate formal & informal learning pathways
    • They can represent hard & soft skills, peer assessment, and stackable lifelong learning
    • Open Badges can capturelearning wherever & however itoccurs—allowing for innovation
    • StealthAssessment
    • Open Badges?(What about degrees, certificates, diplomas?)
    • Not simply either/or —both/and!
    • How do we get there?
    • Through a shared badgeecosystem & infrastructure: a universal standard.
    • OpenBadgeInfrastructure(OBI)
    • BADGE DISPLAY SITES SUCCESS
    • after-school program free online course government agency
    • DISPLAY SITES personal web site job sites social networking WordPress / Tumblr profiles
    • RESULTS jobs new unlock learning opportunities
    • Endorsers Issuers EarnersDisplayers
    • Who’s involved?
    • BADGE DISPLAY SITES SUCCESS
    • http://openbadges.org
    • Any questions for me yet?
    • What’s next?
    • Open BadgesQ1: public betaQ3: Improved UxQ3: Open BadgerQ3: Improved Displayer APIQ3: Endorsement APIQ4: OBI v1.0
    • The future.
    • Ask me hard questions!Now!On Twitter: @dajbelshawVia email: doug@mozillafoundation.org Useful links: http://openbadges.org http://wiki.mozilla.org/Badges https://groups.google.com/d/forum/openbadges