Mozilla Open Badges and Web Literacy Map


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Slides for a presentation at the Stone stand (C102) during BETT 2014.

Mozilla Open Badges and Web Literacy Map

  1. 1. & WebLiteracyMap Doug Belshaw / Stone stand, C102 / #bett2014
  2. 2. Who are you? Dr. Doug Belshaw Mozilla Foundation @dajbelshaw
  3. 3. Mozilla! (global non-profit)
  4. 4. “Mozillians are champions of a web where people know more, do more and do better” Mitchell Baker Mozilla Chair & Chief Lizard Wrangler
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  6. 6. CC BY SA Kyle Bowen An Open Badge is different to a digital badge because of the metadata hard-coded into it.
  7. 7. This is how it works
  8. 8. A person or organisation issues a badge
  9. 9. Earner chooses to put it in their backpack
  10. 10. Collections of badges can be shared to unlock new opportunities and possibilities.
  11. 11. An Open Badges backpack
  12. 12. Example of metadata in an Open Badge
  13. 13. Badges in my blog sidebar
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  15. 15. WebLiteracyMap
  16. 16. “Literacy is a condition, not a threshold.” (Martin, 2006)
  17. 17. Web Literacy comprises the competencies and skills that Mozilla and our community of stakeholders believe are important to pay attention to when getting better at reading, writing and participating on the web.
  18. 18. We need a map of the territory
  19. 19. ...a Web Literacy Map
  20. 20. The Web Literacy Map is: • a Sense check for those creating learning pathways • something to which you can align Open Badges • potentially a distributed curriculum from various providers (large and small)
  21. 21. @mozilla @openbadges @webmaker #bett2014