Open Badges in Healthcare Professional Education

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A presentation as part of a workshop on Open Badges at Leeds Medical School on 26 November 2012.

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Open Badges in Healthcare Professional Education

  1. 1. 26 November 2012 / @dajbelshaw / doug@mozillafoundation.org Open Badges in Healthcare Professional Education Dr. Doug Belshaw Mozilla Foundation
  2. 2. Today’s workshopLearning today happens everywhere. Butits often difficult to get recognition forskills and achievements that happenonline or out of school. Mozilla OpenBadges helps solve that problem, makingit easy for any organization to issue,manage and display digital badges acrossthe web.
  3. 3. Today’s workshopLearning today happens everywhere. Butits often difficult to get recognition forskills and achievements that happenonline or out of school. Mozilla OpenBadges helps solve that problem, makingit easy for any organization to issue,manage and display digital badges acrossthe web.
  4. 4. Today’s workshopLearning today happens everywhere. Butits often difficult to get recognition forskills and achievements that happenonline or out of school. Mozilla OpenBadges helps solve that problem, makingit easy for any organisation to issue,manage and display digital badgesacross the web.
  5. 5. Who are you? Dr. Doug Belshaw Badges & Skills Lead Mozilla Foundation @dajbelshaw doug@mozillafoundation.org
  6. 6. Mozilla!(global non-profit)
  7. 7. The Problem
  8. 8. Silo 2Silo 1 Silo 3
  9. 9. LinkedIn recommendation Silo 2Silo 1 PhD PRINCE2 qualification Silo 3
  10. 10. 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?)
  11. 11. Towards aSolution?
  12. 12. MozFest 2010http://mozillafestival.org
  13. 13. What if we usedbadges for learning?
  14. 14. Not just digital badges but Open Badges
  15. 15. Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them
  16. 16. Visual representations ofachievements, learning, skills, interests, competencies
  17. 17. Open Badges can complement traditional education practices
  18. 18. They can accommodate formal & informal learning pathways
  19. 19. They can represent hard & soft skills, peer assessment, and stackable lifelong learning
  20. 20. Open Badges can capturelearning wherever & however itoccurs—allowing for innovation
  21. 21. StealthAssessment
  22. 22. Open Badges?(What about degrees, certificates, diplomas?)
  23. 23. Not simply either/or —both/and!
  24. 24. How do we get there?
  25. 25. Through a shared badgeecosystem & infrastructure: a universal standard.
  26. 26. OpenBadgeInfrastructure(OBI)
  27. 27. BADGE DISPLAY SITES SUCCESS
  28. 28. after-school program free online course government agency
  29. 29. DISPLAY SITES personal web site job sites social networking WordPress / Tumblr profiles
  30. 30. RESULTS jobs new unlock learning opportunities
  31. 31. Endorsers Issuers EarnersDisplayers
  32. 32. Who’s involved?
  33. 33. BADGE DISPLAY SITES SUCCESS
  34. 34. http://openbadges.org
  35. 35. Any questions for me yet?
  36. 36. Could we issue badges for staff who attend certain training courses? Can we issue some sort of wider competency badge if a user has obtained say 6 out of a possibleMalcolm 10 badges?Murray
  37. 37. YES Could we issue badges for staff who attend certain training courses? Can we issue some sort of wider competency badge if a user has obtained say 6 out of a possibleMalcolm 10 badges?Murray
  38. 38. How about staff issuing them toeach other? (peer assessment?) Could we issue badges for staff who attend certain training courses? Can we issue some sort of wider competency badge if a user has obtained say 6 out of a possible Malcolm 10 badges? Murray We call these ‘pie badges’ (like Trivial Pursuit) - coming soon!
  39. 39. Specific areas Id beinterested in: • data protection/security • single sign-in - how does this work? • level of admin IT knowledge and time expected to administer badges Laura-Jane Smith
  40. 40. Specific areas Id beinterested in:depends • data protection/security • single sign-in - how does this work? • level of admin IT knowledge and time expected to administer badges Laura-Jane Smith
  41. 41. Specific areas Id be Enterprise-gradeinterested in: • data protection/security • single sign-in - how does Mozilla Persona this work? • level of admin IT knowledge and time expected to administer badges issuing takes from 30 seconds up to Laura-Jane n=piece of string Smith
  42. 42. Doug’s badge backpack
  43. 43. 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

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