Designing	  Open	  Badges	  20	  March	  13	  Tim	  Riches	  @triches	  
Via	  professor	  Mike	  Sharples	                                    @triches	  
Via	  professor	  Mike	  Sharples	                                             @triches	  
Via	  professor	  Mike	  Sharples	                                       @triches	  
#	  Problem	  1:	  How	  do	  we	  capture	  learning	  that	  happens	  everywhere?	  	  
Skills that are in-demand by employers:“Over 70% of employerswant employability skills tobecome a top educationpriority.”T...
#	  Problem	  2:	  How	  can	  we	  present	  a	  holis@c	  view	  of	  learning	  &	  achievements?	  
#	  Problem	  3:	  How	  can	  we	  connect	  talent	  with	  opportunity?	  
What	  if	  we	  used	  badges	  for	  learning?	  
Badges	  and	  the	  web	  
>	  Unlocking	  rewards…	  
What	  are	  Open	  Badges?	   Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them
Mozilla!!(global non-profit)!
DISPLAY SITES                personal web site                                            job sites                       ...
Young	  people’s	  perspec@ve	  on	  badges…	  
Open Badge CaseStudyS2R Medals
Digital	  media	  +	  learning	  compe@@on	                      winners	  
500 young people, from all over the UK, directly involved so far in thisoutstanding, award-winning media project.24,000 yo...
S2R	  Par@cipants	  
Ac@vi@es…	  Local	  repor@ng…	  	  Reporters have interviewed hundreds of interesting people and   created over 10,000 rep...
Challenging	  na@onal	  events..	  
Who Knows Us?	  
www.makewav.es/s2r	  
S2R	  Open	  Badges	  QualitaEve	  assessment	  of	  skills	  by	  peers/leaders	  3	  sets	  Journalist,	  Coach	  &	  Pr...
Community	  Achievements	  Not	  pushed	  out	  to	  Open	  Badge	  Infrastructure	  and	  main	  value	  is	  within	  co...
Student	  &	  feedback:	  	  Venture	  Academy	  	  
Context	   •  Academy	  of	  around	  600	  students	   •  Wanted	  to	  create	  a	  plaPorm	  for	  student	  voice	   •...
whya	  bawhaand	  whausinwhayou/expasystewhafutu
How	  students	  earn	  badges	  Low	  level	  S2R	  Medals	  and	  Makewaves	  Badges	  are	  automa@cally	  awarded	  Te...
How	  teachers	  award	  badges	                                           makewav.es/s2r	                                ...
A	  Student’s	  perspec@ve	  What	  skills	  did	  we	  learn?	    1.  Working	  as	  a	  team	  with	  people	  you	  wou...
Challenges	   •  MeeEng	  regularly	   •  Teachers	  contribuEng	   •  The	  emphasis	  on	  sport	  	  
Opportuni@es	   •  Achieving	  ‘Investors	  in	  Pupils’	   •  CreaEng	  badges	  tailored	  for	  our	  Academy:	        ...
Badges	  issued	  9	  March	  2013	                        15	                                13	                        1...
Easy	  to	  use	  Framework	  and	  Resources	  for	  Teachers	            makewav.es/s2r	            @_S2R	            #S...
Badge	  design	  process	  
User	  perspec@ve	  design:	  	  	  Creators	  o 	  Issuers	  o 	  Earners	  o 	  Consumers	  o 
Process	  based	  design:	  	  >	  Skills,	  behaviours,	  acEviEes	  >	  Evidence,	  milestones,	  levels	  >	  MoEvaEon	...
 Digital	  Leader	  Badges	  (in-­‐progress	  design)	  	  	  
Student	  Digital	  Leaders/	             Design	  Workshop	  Ques@ons…	   www.digitalme.co.uk	  	  	   	  @triches	   ...
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
Design Open Badges with University College London
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Opening presentation for University College London Open Badge design day.

Covering:
- Problems in educational assessment / recognition
- Open badges technology
- S2R Medals - an Open Badge case study
- Badge design process

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Design Open Badges with University College London

  1. 1. Designing  Open  Badges  20  March  13  Tim  Riches  @triches  
  2. 2. Via  professor  Mike  Sharples   @triches  
  3. 3. Via  professor  Mike  Sharples   @triches  
  4. 4. Via  professor  Mike  Sharples   @triches  
  5. 5. #  Problem  1:  How  do  we  capture  learning  that  happens  everywhere?    
  6. 6. Skills that are in-demand by employers:“Over 70% of employerswant employability skills tobecome a top educationpriority.”The CBI
  7. 7. #  Problem  2:  How  can  we  present  a  holis@c  view  of  learning  &  achievements?  
  8. 8. #  Problem  3:  How  can  we  connect  talent  with  opportunity?  
  9. 9. What  if  we  used  badges  for  learning?  
  10. 10. Badges  and  the  web  
  11. 11. >  Unlocking  rewards…  
  12. 12. What  are  Open  Badges?   Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them
  13. 13. Mozilla!!(global non-profit)!
  14. 14. DISPLAY SITES personal web site job sites social networking WordPress / Tumblr profiles
  15. 15. Young  people’s  perspec@ve  on  badges…  
  16. 16. Open Badge CaseStudyS2R Medals
  17. 17. Digital  media  +  learning  compe@@on   winners  
  18. 18. 500 young people, from all over the UK, directly involved so far in thisoutstanding, award-winning media project.24,000 young people reached in school through outreach and ourRadiowaves partnership
  19. 19. S2R  Par@cipants  
  20. 20. Ac@vi@es…  Local  repor@ng…    Reporters have interviewed hundreds of interesting people and created over 10,000 reports and blogs
  21. 21. Challenging  na@onal  events..  
  22. 22. Who Knows Us?  
  23. 23. www.makewav.es/s2r  
  24. 24. S2R  Open  Badges  QualitaEve  assessment  of  skills  by  peers/leaders  3  sets  Journalist,  Coach  &  Producer  3  levels  in  each  set:  Bronze,  Silver  &  Gold  
  25. 25. Community  Achievements  Not  pushed  out  to  Open  Badge  Infrastructure  and  main  value  is  within  community  Granular  markers  of  acEvity  
  26. 26. Student  &  feedback:    Venture  Academy    
  27. 27. Context   •  Academy  of  around  600  students   •  Wanted  to  create  a  plaPorm  for  student  voice   •  Wanted  to  echo  our  Academy  rewards  culture   digitally  
  28. 28. whya  bawhaand  whausinwhayou/expasystewhafutu
  29. 29. How  students  earn  badges  Low  level  S2R  Medals  and  Makewaves  Badges  are  automa@cally  awarded  Teachers  and  Peers  can  award  higher  level  badges  once  skills  have  been  achieved  Teachers  will  also  be  able  to  create  and  award  their  own  badges   makewav.es/s2r   @_S2R   #S2RMedals  
  30. 30. How  teachers  award  badges   makewav.es/s2r   @_S2R   #S2RMedals  
  31. 31. A  Student’s  perspec@ve  What  skills  did  we  learn?   1.  Working  as  a  team  with  people  you  would  not   usually  mix  with   2.  Timekeeping  and  organisaEon   3.  Literacy     4.  Confidence  
  32. 32. Challenges   •  MeeEng  regularly   •  Teachers  contribuEng   •  The  emphasis  on  sport    
  33. 33. Opportuni@es   •  Achieving  ‘Investors  in  Pupils’   •  CreaEng  badges  tailored  for  our  Academy:   •  Sports  Leaders   •  Accelerated  Reader   •  Student  Leadership     •  Subject  Leadership  
  34. 34. Badges  issued  9  March  2013   15   13   117   10   46   19  “Woohoo  I  have  a  lot  of  makewaves  badges  now  :)  I  am  really  proud  of  myself  and  if  you  want  some  makewaves  badges  like  me  get  makewaving!”  Supermario8   makewav.es/s2r   @_S2R   #S2RMedals  
  35. 35. Easy  to  use  Framework  and  Resources  for  Teachers   makewav.es/s2r   @_S2R   #S2RMedals  
  36. 36. Badge  design  process  
  37. 37. User  perspec@ve  design:      Creators  o   Issuers  o   Earners  o   Consumers  o 
  38. 38. Process  based  design:    >  Skills,  behaviours,  acEviEes  >  Evidence,  milestones,  levels  >  MoEvaEon  &  endorsement  >  Issuing  /  assessment  >  Display  >  Design  
  39. 39.  Digital  Leader  Badges  (in-­‐progress  design)      
  40. 40. Student  Digital  Leaders/   Design  Workshop  Ques@ons…   www.digitalme.co.uk         @triches     Em.riches@digitalme.co.uk    

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