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Making it easy to issue and display badges across the web Open Badges Open Badges is a project of Mozilla with support fro...
What are  badges ?
badges =  visual representations  of a  skill  or  achievement
scouting  may be the first example that comes to mind
more and more, we see badges representing  achievements on the web
some are just for fun or  social status
but increasingly the  skills  are  real ,  based on real tasks and work
reflecting  technical   and   social   abilities  --  both of which employers are looking for
and willing to pay for ➔  jobs
What if we used badges for  learning ?
Open learning : Mozilla & P2PU’s School of Webcraft
After-school programs : iRemix
Museums & Science Centers :   American Museum of Natural History
Government agencies :   NASA
Community Organizations :  4-H
What if we all used a shared  badge ecosystem  and infrastructure?
➔   Mozilla’s  Open Badges  infrastructure Open Badges
Open Badges
How does it work?
after-school program free online course government agency
 
DISPLAY SITES personal web site social networking profiles WordPress / Tumblr job sites
RESULTS new  learning unlock opportunities jobs
BADGE DISPLAY SITES  SUCCESS
What’s   next ?
Open Badges first  beta  of Open Badges software ships today
Open Badges first  beta  of Open Badges software shipped 9/14
DML competition  also launches today
How can you  get involved ?
http://www. dmlcompetition. net
http:// openbadges .org
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Brian Brennan - "Mozilla Open Badges: Recognition for All Types of Learning and Real Results"

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Using Mozilla’s new Open Badge Infrastructure, any organization, course or community can issue badges backed by their own seal of approval. Learners can collect badges from different sources and display them on their resume, web site, social networking profiles, employment sites, or just about anywhere. See how it works in this awesome demo from Mozilla.

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Brian Brennan - "Mozilla Open Badges: Recognition for All Types of Learning and Real Results"

  1. 1. Making it easy to issue and display badges across the web Open Badges Open Badges is a project of Mozilla with support from the MacArthur Foundation
  2. 2. What are badges ?
  3. 3. badges = visual representations of a skill or achievement
  4. 4. scouting may be the first example that comes to mind
  5. 5. more and more, we see badges representing achievements on the web
  6. 6. some are just for fun or social status
  7. 7. but increasingly the skills are real , based on real tasks and work
  8. 8. reflecting technical and social abilities -- both of which employers are looking for
  9. 9. and willing to pay for ➔ jobs
  10. 10. What if we used badges for learning ?
  11. 11. Open learning : Mozilla & P2PU’s School of Webcraft
  12. 12. After-school programs : iRemix
  13. 13. Museums & Science Centers : American Museum of Natural History
  14. 14. Government agencies : NASA
  15. 15. Community Organizations : 4-H
  16. 16. What if we all used a shared badge ecosystem and infrastructure?
  17. 17. ➔ Mozilla’s Open Badges infrastructure Open Badges
  18. 18. Open Badges
  19. 19. How does it work?
  20. 20. after-school program free online course government agency
  21. 22. DISPLAY SITES personal web site social networking profiles WordPress / Tumblr job sites
  22. 23. RESULTS new learning unlock opportunities jobs
  23. 24. BADGE DISPLAY SITES SUCCESS
  24. 25. What’s next ?
  25. 26. Open Badges first beta of Open Badges software ships today
  26. 27. Open Badges first beta of Open Badges software shipped 9/14
  27. 28. DML competition also launches today
  28. 29. How can you get involved ?
  29. 30. http://www. dmlcompetition. net
  30. 31. http:// openbadges .org

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