The use of Tin Can and Open Badges for learning

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PowerPoint PresentationThe use of Tin Can and Open Badges for learningMark AberdourHead of Learning Platforms@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 AgendaA shared background What is Tin Can/Experience API? What is Open Badges Initiative?Complementary or competing?@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 2A shared backgroundTracks formal e-learning only Tracks high level completion Only takes a single quiz scoreLINK: Learning must start at the LMS3Learning happens anywhere@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 4Assessment happens anywhere@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 5Very little online learning happens on the LMS @epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 6Current learning standards not fit for 21st century. Enter...@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 Layer 4: start to analyse the impact of learning activities on performance, and adjust the learners activities as needed. LEARNING ANALYTICS.TCAPI can provide the plumbing for an LA programme.7Tin Can/ Experience APIWhat Tin Can API doesLayer 1: Frees us from the obsolete constructs of SCORMLayer 2: Allows us to record ANY learning experienceLayer 3: Frees learners data from the LMSLayer 4: Enables merging with performance data@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 Layer 4: start to analyse the impact of learning activities on performance, and adjust the learners activities as needed. LEARNING ANALYTICS.TCAPI can provide the plumbing for an LA programme.9How Tin Can API worksTin Can-enabled activities send simple statements to a Learning Record Store (LRS).LRSE-learningGameSimulatorBlogYouTube@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 10Tin Can statements@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 11Healthcare compliance programmeJenny completed an e-learning module in 21m@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 12Jenny attended Palliative Care workshop on 01 April 2013Healthcare compliance programme@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 13Jenny viewed Palliative Care video Healthcare compliance programme@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 14Jenny listened to team podcastHealthcare compliance programme@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 15Jenny attended mentoring session on 02 March 2013Healthcare compliance programme@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 16Jenny passed Palliative Care Compliance Course on 02 April 2013Healthcare compliance programme@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 17Activity streams18Merge with performance data19Merge with performance data20Merge with performance data21ChallengesUnreliability of self reportingPrivacy and ethics concernsData correlations should not be taken at face value@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 22Improving the learning experienceData collection standardLearning analyticsLearningEngagementRetentionRecruitment@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 23LMS support@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 24Authoring tool support@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 25Tin Can summaryTrack the learning experience, not just outcomesTrack learning from anywhereActivity streams of learning activitiesFree user data from software lock-inLearning analytics to improve the learning experience@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 26Open Badges InitiativeVisual representations of achievements, learning, skills, interests, competencies Capture learning pathSignal achievementsReward and motivationCapture non-traditional skillsPersonal reputation and identity buildingCommunity building@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 Layer 4: start to analyse the impact of learning activities on performance, and adjust the learners activities as needed. LEARNING ANALYTICS.TCAPI can provide the plumbing for an LA programme.28Source: onlinecollege.org@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 Source: Kyle Bowen / Purdue University@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 30EarnerEmployeeStudentEvent attendeeBadges in multiple systemsExported to BackpackIssuerEmployersColleges and universitiesDistance learning organisationsConference organisersAdult education classesFree online coursesDisplayerLearning Management SystemsPersonal blogsSocial networksJob sitesCreated by organisationsTarget a specific set of skillsPotentially a complex hierarchyCreated by communitiesDeveloped through community narrativeFocus on what is important to themTop down badge systemsBottom up badge systems@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 34@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 35Open Badge summaryTrack learning outcomes and achievementsBadge system will track achievements over a curriculumExportable to public BackpackAccreditation/endorsement lends weight@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 36Complementary systemsTrack learning experiencesDetailed, granular activitiesConnect to LRS for data storage Insight into learning paths, performance improvement, trend analysisLearning analytics improve the learning experienceTrack learning outcomesHigher level achievementsConnect to Backpack for visualisation of skillsInsight into curriculum pathwaysTin Can APIOpen Badges@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13 38epiclearninggroup.com@epictalk @maberdour #LTSF13