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Bob price on Open Badges

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Open Badges- what,why, when and how.

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Bob price on Open Badges

  1. 1. Open Badges: what, why, when and how? Bob Price HR & OD Systems Officer bob.price@newportcityhome.com
  2. 2. Learning Pool DLE
  3. 3. Current course list • Essentials package • 30 modules • 6 under development • 325 registered users • Classroom Connect
  4. 4. Why version 2.5? Use of Adapt modules and authoring tool Ability to use on alternative platforms Access to Open Badges
  5. 5. Badges… Visual representations Skills Learning Competencies Qualities Achievements Interests
  6. 6. Digital badges: “ an online representation of a skill you’ve earned” Open Badges take the idea further: “skills are verified through a credible organisation”.
  7. 7. Open Badges • Led by Mozilla Organisation • Open, online standard for verifying skills, learning, interests and achievements • Images with Metadata hard-coded into them • Recognise formal or informal learning • Collect badges from multiple sources into a single backpack • Share through social networks
  8. 8. CVs are a bunch of claims Open Badges are a bunch of evidence
  9. 9. How it works… . Training Online Learning Volunteer Programs Learner Open Backpack
  10. 10. Open Backpack Share to social networks and other websites Job Opportunities Lifelong Learning New Possibilities How it works… .
  11. 11. http://backpack.openbadges.org/
  12. 12. My Open Backpack
  13. 13. Who is using them?
  14. 14. Meet the Academy
  15. 15. Initial ideas
  16. 16. How we plan to do it… • Award badges via Learn@NCH • Learn@NCH profiles will be linked to an Open Backpack • Recipients show off their achievements!
  17. 17. Next steps • Define clear criteria/definition of achievement to earn a badge • Be clear on what is to be achieved • Build the framework • Publicise!
  18. 18. Thank You bob.price@newportcityhomes.com @bobpricepln http://huxleypiguk.blogspot.co.uk/

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