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<ul><li>1.Badges for lifelong learning Citizen Science &amp; Biodiversity: Meeting at the crossroads The Open University, 21 st -23 rdOctober 2011 Jon Rosewell [email_address]</li></ul> <p>2. A badge is a validated indicator of accomplishment, skill, quality or interest that can be earned in any environment 3. Mozilla badge infrastructure 4. </p> <ul><li>Badges Competition </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Awards: $10K to $200K </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Stage 1: 14 thNov 2011 </li></ul> <ul><li>Stage 2: 12 thJan 2012 </li></ul> <ul><li>Stage 3: 28 thFeb 2012 </li></ul> <ul><li>Research Competition </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Awards: $5K to $80K </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Nov 28 th2011 </li></ul> <p>DML Competition 5. 6. 7. 8. DML pitch </p> <ul><li>Internationalise our framework </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Should skill earned by identifying European organisms transfer to the rest of the world? </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Find new international partners </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Developing new partnerships to provide expertise and promotion in different regions of the world </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Re-articulate our badges as Open Badges </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Align terminology and mechanisms to Mozilla </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Participate in the open badge ecosystem </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Become badge providers and importers </li></ul></li></ul> <p>9. Where next? </p> <ul><li>Ideas for badges? </li></ul> <ul><li>Assessment / validation? </li></ul> <ul><li>Partners or joint submission to DML competition? </li></ul> <ul><li>Content schemes (Stage 1) and/or technical (Stage 2)? </li></ul> <ul><li>Beyond the competition </li></ul> <p>10. 11. Jon Rosewell Dept Communication &amp; Systems, MCT The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA </p> <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul> <ul><li> </li></ul> <p>12. Badges </p> <ul><li>Goals </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Set challenges &amp; reward </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Represent accomplishments </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Communicate success </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Community </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Support participation </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Enable identity and reputation </li></ul></li></ul> <p>13. Digital badges </p> <ul><li>Online record of achievement </li></ul> <ul><li>Validated </li></ul> <ul><li>Trace back to issuing organisation / individual </li></ul> <ul><li>Collect, carry and display on social spaces </li></ul> <ul><li>Mozilla badge infrastructure </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li> </li></ul></li></ul> <p>14. Description of the badge opportunity, supporting content and curriculum, assessment criteria and any existing technology systems Design, technology, or early prototypes for badging systems, using content proposals from Stage 1 Combine winners from Stages 1 &amp; 2, ie content and technology, </p>