Mozilla Open Badges (#epic12)

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A presentation to accompany my opening plenary session at the ePIC 2012 ePortfolio & Identity conference.

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  • 1.Mozilla Open BadgesDr. Doug BelshawePIC 2012 This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons, 444 Castro Street, Suite 900, Mountain View, California, 94041, USA.

2. Doug Belshaw Carla CasilliBadges & Skills Lead Open Badges Project Lead Mozilla Foundation Mozilla Foundation @dajbelshaw @carlacasilli@dajbconf @openbadges 3. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges 4. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges 5. An e-portfolio is a purposefulaggregation of digital items - ideas,evidence, reections, feedback etc.which presents a selected audiencewith evidence of a persons learningand/or ability. (JISC website) 6. Leap2A 7. Open specication fortransferring learner-ownedinformation between differentsystems 8. ?Open specication fordisplaying learnersachievements acrossthe Web 9. Silo 2Silo 1 Silo 3 10. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges 11. Mozilla! 12. MozFest 2010 13. What if we usedbadges for learning? 14. Not just digital badges butOpen Badges 15. Visual representations ofachievements, learning, skills,interests, competencies 16. Open Badges can complementtraditionaleducation practices 17. They can accommodateformal & informallearning pathways 18. They can represent hard & soft skills, peer assessment, andstackable lifelong learning 19. Open Badges can capturelearning wherever & however it occursallowing for innovation 20. StealthAssessment 21. Open Badges?(What about degrees, certicates, diplomas?) 22. Not simply either/orboth/and! 23. How do we get there? 24. Through a shared badgeecosystem & infrastructure: a universal standard. 25. OpenBadgeInfrastructure 26. after-school program free online course government agency 27. DISPLAY SITESpersonal web sitejob sitessocial networking WordPress / Tumblr proles 28. RESULTSjobs new unlock learning opportunities 29. Issuers & EndorsersEarners Displayers 30. BADGE DISPLAY SITESSUCCESS 31. Badge metadata spec+ Issuer API 32. 33. Whats next? 34. Open BadgesQ1: public betaQ3: Improved UxQ3: Open BadgerQ3: Improved Displayer APIQ3: Endorsement APIQ4: OBI v1.0 35. The future. 36. Open badges 37. Today1. E-portfolios2. Open Badges3. E-portfolios + Open Badges 38. E-portfolios + Open BadgesOpen specication forOpen specication fortransferring learner-owned displaying learnersinformation betweenachievements across thedifferent systemsWeb = Awesome. 39. Find out more!Ask hard questions!Today:1.30pm - S12B: Open Badges Workshop (1)Location: Mountbatten Room3.30pm - S13B: Open Badges Workshop (2)Location: Mountbatten RoomTomorrow:2pm - S22E: Open Badges CliniqueLocation: Riverside Room