Doug Belshaw - Open badges and learning

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Doug Belshaw's presentation from the Computing At School Scotland conference 2012 Doug Belshaw is Badges and Skills Lead for the non-profit Mozilla Foundation. In this role he evangelises Open Badges, a new way to recognise skills and achievements, as well as heading-up work around Web Literacies. Prior to Mozilla Doug worked at JISC infoNet and is a former teacher and Senior Leader in UK schools. Doug also recently completed his doctoral studies on the subject of digital literacies through Durham University.

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  • 1.Open Badges and Learning Doug BelshawCAS conference, 27 October 2012 / @dajbelshaw / doug@mozillafoundation.org

2. Todays webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education. 3. Todays webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education. 4. Todays webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education. 5. Todays webinarLearning today happens everywhere. But its oftendifficult to get recognition for skills andachievements that happen online or out of school.Mozilla Open Badges helps solve that problem,making it easy for any organization to issue, manageand display digital badges across the web. DougBelshaw, Badges and Skills Lead at the MozillaFoundation, talks about Open Badges and theirpotential in education. 6. Who are you? Dr. Doug Belshaw Badges & Skills Lead Mozilla Foundation @dajbelshaw doug@mozillafoundation.org 7. Mozilla!(global non-prot) 8. The Problem 9. Silo 2Silo 1 Silo 3 10. Letter ofrecommendationSilo 2Silo 1 PhD Professional qualification Silo 3 11. Letter ofrecommendationSilo 2 Silo 1PhD ProfessionalWhat skills/ qualification attributes are Silo 3 missing here?(and can we presentthem in a holistic way?) 12. Towards aSolution? 13. MozFest 2010http://mozillafestival.org 14. ( )http://mozillafestival.org9-11 November, London 15. What if we usedbadges for learning? 16. Not just digital badges butOpen Badges 17. Open Badges are images withmetadata hard-coded into them 18. Visual representations ofachievements, learning, skills, interests, competencies 19. Open Badges can complementtraditionaleducation practices 20. They can accommodate formal & informallearning pathways 21. They can represent hard & soft skills, peer assessment, andstackable lifelong learning 22. Open Badges can capturelearning wherever & however itoccursallowing for innovation 23. StealthAssessment 24. Open Badges?(What about degrees, certificates, diplomas?) 25. Not simply either/orboth/and! 26. How do we get there? 27. Through a shared badgeecosystem & infrastructure: a universal standard. 28. OpenBadgeInfrastructure(OBI) 29. BADGE DISPLAY SITESSUCCESS 30. after-school program free online course government agency 31. DISPLAY SITESpersonal web sitejob sitessocial networking WordPress / Tumblr proles 32. RESULTSjobs new unlock learning opportunities 33. Endorsers Issuers EarnersDisplayers 34. Whos involved? 35. BADGE DISPLAY SITESSUCCESS 36. http://openbadges.org 37. Any questions for me yet? 38. The future. 39. Ask me hard questions!Now!On Twitter: @dajbelshawVia email: doug@mozillafoundation.org Useful links: http://openbadges.org http://wiki.mozilla.org/Badges https://groups.google.com/d/forum/openbadges 40. Special secret bonus material... http://mzl.la/weblit 41. EXPLORING CREATINGCONNECTINGPROTECTING BEGINNER Browser basicsHTML basics ParticipationPrivacy(e.g. URLs, copy/ (e.g. adding images,(e.g. etiquette,(e.g. cookies, privacypaste) linking)curation) controls) Search engineCSS basics Collaboration Security basicsbasics (e.g. fonts,(e.g. co-creation, (e.g. HTTPS, password(e.g. keyword search,positioning)wikis)management) filtering) Web designWeb mechanicsbasics Sharing Rights online (e.g. view source, (e.g. affordances of (e.g. social networks, (e.g. copyright, openhyperlinks) the web, designing forembedding)licensing) audiences) 42. EXPLORINGCREATING CONNECTINGPROTECTINGINTERMEDIATEContributing to Browser skills Javascript basics Identity(e.g. cookie (e.g. programming web communities (e.g. personal management,basics, javascript (e.g. distributed information curation,add-ons) syntax) working, collaborative tracking management) curation) Credibility Advanced web Security &(e.g. trustworthiness Storytelling of websites, design (e.g. multimedia,encryptionevaluating(e.g. responsiveaugmentation) (e.g. data protection, information) design, accessibility)basic encryption) Legalese onRemixing Infrastructure Open practices the web(e.g. mashups,(e.g. hosting, (e.g. open standards,(e.g. privacy policies, hackable games)domains)open source) terms of service agreements)