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Mozilla Open Badges (#epic12)


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A presentation to accompany my opening plenary session at the ePIC 2012 ePortfolio & Identity conference.

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Mozilla Open Badges (#epic12)

  1. Mozilla Open BadgesDr. Doug BelshawePIC 2012 This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons, 444 Castro Street, Suite 900, Mountain View, California, 94041, USA.
  2. Doug Belshaw Carla CasilliBadges & Skills Lead Open Badges Project Lead Mozilla Foundation Mozilla Foundation @dajbelshaw @carlacasilli @dajbconf @openbadges
  3. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges
  4. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges
  5. “An e-portfolio is a purposefulaggregation of digital items - ideas,evidence, reflections, feedback etc.which ‘presents’ a selected audiencewith evidence of a persons learningand/or ability.” (JISC website)
  6. Leap2A<------->
  7. ☑Open specification fortransferring learner-ownedinformation between differentsystems
  8. ? Open specification for displaying learners’ achievements across the Web
  9. Silo 2Silo 1 Silo 3
  10. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges
  11. Mozilla!
  12. MozFest 2010
  13. What if we usedbadges for learning?
  14. Not just digital badges but Open Badges
  15. Visual representations ofachievements, learning, skills, interests, competencies
  16. Open Badges can complement traditional education practices
  17. They can accommodate formal & informal learning pathways
  18. They can represent hard & soft skills, peer assessment, and stackable lifelong learning
  19. Open Badges can capturelearning wherever & however it occurs—allowing for innovation
  20. StealthAssessment
  21. Open Badges?(What about degrees, certificates, diplomas?)
  22. Not simply either/or— both/and!
  23. How do we get there?
  24. Through a shared badgeecosystem & infrastructure: a universal standard.
  25. OpenBadgeInfrastructure
  26. after-school program free online course government agency
  27. DISPLAY SITES personal web site job sites social networking WordPress / Tumblr profiles
  28. RESULTS jobs new unlock learning opportunities
  29. Issuers & Endorsers Earners Displayers
  31. Badge metadata spec + Issuer API
  33. What’s next?
  34. Open BadgesQ1: public betaQ3: Improved UxQ3: Open BadgerQ3: Improved Displayer APIQ3: Endorsement APIQ4: OBI v1.0
  35. The future.
  36. Open badges
  37. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges
  38. E-portfolios + Open BadgesOpen specification for Open specification fortransferring learner-owned displaying learners’information between achievements across thedifferent systems Web = Awesome.
  39. Find out more!Ask hard questions!Today:1.30pm - S12B: Open Badges Workshop (1)Location: Mountbatten Room3.30pm - S13B: Open Badges Workshop (2)Location: Mountbatten RoomTomorrow:2pm - S22E: Open Badges CliniqueLocation: Riverside Room