Open Badges: A PrimerFuture Technologies GroupMay 14th, 2013http://openbadges.orgThis work is licensed under the Creative ...
http://www.lifebeforethedinosaurs.com/
How do we certify learning?
GradesTranscriptsDiplomasCertifications
GradesA B C D F
TranscriptsProgram of study, courses,GPA, grades
DiplomasInstitution, area of study,accolades
CertificationsSkills, skill level
What don’t theseforms of certificationtell you?
How do we acknowledgeinformal learning?
How do we certify Art’slearning?
What are badges and howdo they certifylearning?
Badges
Visual representations ofachievements, learning,skills, and interests
Think Boy Scouts, themilitary, or video games,
They can complementtraditionaleducational practices
http://www.itap.purdue.edu/studio//passport/
They can accommodateformal & informallearning pathways
They can representhard & soft skills, peerassessment, and stackablelifelong learning
Open Badgescapture learning whereverand however it happens
How It Works
Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
after-school program free online course government agency
Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
openbadges.org
Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
DISPLAY SITESpersonal websitesocial networkingprofilesWordPress / Tumblrjob sites
RESULTSnewlearningunlockopportunitiesjobs
BADGE DISPLAY SITESSUCCESS
Badge metadata spec+ Issuer API
Mozilla’s Open BadgeProject is creating a sharedbadge ecosystem &infrastructure:a universal standard.
Badgesconvey more than infoabout courses taken,grades, GPA, degreeprogram, etc.
Badgeslink directly to digitalproducts, portfolios,detailed badgerequirements.
A Domain of One’s OwnIn Fall 2013 every incoming student at UMW will have the opportunity tochoose their own personal doma...
Open Badges:What are the implications ofbadges for institutionsoffering degrees,certificates, and diplomas?
Open Badges:Are there some relevantuses of badges that wouldbenefit VCCS students?
Open Badges:How would we begin toexplore the efficacy ofbadges in the VCCS?
A Domain of One’s OwnShould all VCCS studentsand faculty have a domainof their own?
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
Future Technologies Group: Open Badges
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  1. 1. Open Badges: A PrimerFuture Technologies GroupMay 14th, 2013http://openbadges.orgThis work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visithttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 444 Castro Street, Suite 900, Mountain View, California, 94041,USA.Adapted from an openly licensed presentation by Doug Belshawhttp://www.slideshare.net/dajbelshaw,http://dougbelshaw.com
  2. 2. http://www.lifebeforethedinosaurs.com/
  3. 3. How do we certify learning?
  4. 4. GradesTranscriptsDiplomasCertifications
  5. 5. GradesA B C D F
  6. 6. TranscriptsProgram of study, courses,GPA, grades
  7. 7. DiplomasInstitution, area of study,accolades
  8. 8. CertificationsSkills, skill level
  9. 9. What don’t theseforms of certificationtell you?
  10. 10. How do we acknowledgeinformal learning?
  11. 11. How do we certify Art’slearning?
  12. 12. What are badges and howdo they certifylearning?
  13. 13. Badges
  14. 14. Visual representations ofachievements, learning,skills, and interests
  15. 15. Think Boy Scouts, themilitary, or video games,
  16. 16. They can complementtraditionaleducational practices
  17. 17. http://www.itap.purdue.edu/studio//passport/
  18. 18. They can accommodateformal & informallearning pathways
  19. 19. They can representhard & soft skills, peerassessment, and stackablelifelong learning
  20. 20. Open Badgescapture learning whereverand however it happens
  21. 21. How It Works
  22. 22. Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
  23. 23. after-school program free online course government agency
  24. 24. Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
  25. 25. openbadges.org
  26. 26. Issuers & EndorsersEarnersDisplayers
  27. 27. DISPLAY SITESpersonal websitesocial networkingprofilesWordPress / Tumblrjob sites
  28. 28. RESULTSnewlearningunlockopportunitiesjobs
  29. 29. BADGE DISPLAY SITESSUCCESS
  30. 30. Badge metadata spec+ Issuer API
  31. 31. Mozilla’s Open BadgeProject is creating a sharedbadge ecosystem &infrastructure:a universal standard.
  32. 32. Badgesconvey more than infoabout courses taken,grades, GPA, degreeprogram, etc.
  33. 33. Badgeslink directly to digitalproducts, portfolios,detailed badgerequirements.
  34. 34. A Domain of One’s OwnIn Fall 2013 every incoming student at UMW will have the opportunity tochoose their own personal domain and receive a web hosting accountwith the freedom to create subdomains, install software, setupdatabases, create email addresses, and carve out their own space onthe web that they own and control.http://umwdomains.com
  35. 35. Open Badges:What are the implications ofbadges for institutionsoffering degrees,certificates, and diplomas?
  36. 36. Open Badges:Are there some relevantuses of badges that wouldbenefit VCCS students?
  37. 37. Open Badges:How would we begin toexplore the efficacy ofbadges in the VCCS?
  38. 38. A Domain of One’s OwnShould all VCCS studentsand faculty have a domainof their own?

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