Open Badges, Open Borders Suzanne Scott Borders College Technology Enhanced Learning Unit

Download Open Badges, Open Borders Suzanne Scott Borders College Technology Enhanced Learning Unit

Post on 12-Jan-2016

216 views

Category:

Documents

0 download

Embed Size (px)

TRANSCRIPT

<ul><li><p>Open Badges, Open BordersSuzanne ScottBorders College Technology Enhanced Learning Unit</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>OverviewWhat are Open Badges?How do they work?What do they look like?How are Borders College using them?The journey so farLessons learnedWhere do we go from here?As an institution?Collectively?</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Do you remember...Blue and Gold Banquet by Anja Johnson</p><p>http://www.flickr.com/photos/37353087@N03/4056767466</p><p>Im a Brownie by Sarah Joy</p><p>http://www.flickr.com/photos/62559061@N06/6921282288</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p> What are Open Badges?Supported by MozillaThe Macarthur FoundationWorking to create a recognised, shared infrastructure for badge creation and display</p><p>Visual representations of achievements, learning, skills, interests and competenciesComplement rather than replace traditional education practicesAll images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>The Science bit!An image with metadata hardcoded into themIssuers and EndorsersStays in your dedicated Mozilla badge backpackCan also be displayed in various locations; Linkedin, Moodle, Maharawww.openbadges.orgAll images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Open Badges*Image by Kyle Bowen</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>What a badge looks like</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Why?3 words:Retention</p><p>Motivation</p><p>Employability</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Badges in real life @BCIdeas for curriculum based badgesMoodle badges from the TEL teamCPD badgesWorking with local employers</p><p>Lessons learned along the way</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>BewareWhen introducing badges:Greater communication with all concerned required to ensure sense of ownershipImportance of Senior Management approvalMore time required to accept changeConcerns over time to create badges/additional assessment load</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Curriculum based badgesHNC Interactive MediaPodcastingHTML fundamentalsUnderstanding colourPhotographyTeam leadershipDeveloping customer relationships</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>The processTools available</p><p>In realityYou as a tutor know the areas your students; struggle with and/or already do but dont get credit forBrainstormGet topic and criteria setConsider links to other badges to super badgeThen think about design</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>The toolsJisc Open Badge toolkithttp://www.jiscrsc.ac.uk/media/421718/jiscopenbadgesdesigntoolkit-print_1.pdf</p><p>DigitalMe Badge Canvashttp://www.digitalme.co.uk/badgecanvas/</p><p>Badgemaker project online toolhttp://badgemakerproject.com/</p><p>An easier process?Practical badge making session with BDU if required?</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>You are nearing your destination...Moodle User Badge pilotDifferent approachStudent badges to encourage digital literacyUsing Moodle as hostAimed to introduce badges gently to staff and studentsSmall pilot: 4 classes</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Moodle Open BadgesStudent badges recognise/encourage:Professional profile creationContribution to discussion forums Electronic submission of assignmentsUse of the VLE generally</p><p>Staff badges recognise /encourage:Innovative use of the VLEGreater use of toolsTime and effort invested</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>How we did it!Topic agreedCriteria definedPathway createdGraphic designed in-houseBadges issued manually through Moodle</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>A solution for you?Badges around Placements?Fits with lifelong learning journeyScope for Open Badges in a lifelong learning portfolio?Award open badges for:Successful learnersConfident individualsResponsible citizensEffective contributors</p><p>Other generic issues:AttendanceBehaviour (if appropriate)</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Alternative routes diversion in placeIntroducing Open Badges for CPD sessions</p><p>Full support of HR departmentRemoval of paper certificates</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Staff CPD </p><p>All staff now have at least one open badge spread awareness</p><p>Increase loyalty and attendance at CPD sessions</p><p>Staff see value in CPD sessions. No longer just mandatory</p><p>Could this work with some of your employers?Work with TEL if appropriate</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Objects in the rear view mirror...Its been an interesting journey!Still positive about the value of Open BadgesMore realistic about the work which needs to be done to convince non-believers</p><p>SQA, CDN, Jisc RSC working group will help</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Open Badge Highway CodeBadge image design is important but time consuming</p><p>Criteria setting is important for credibility</p><p>Handle concerns sensitively</p><p>Look for like minded evangelists to share thoughts and issues</p><p>Institutional buy-in is keySupport from RSC, SQA and Mozilla important</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Future of badges at Borders3 year plan to introduce Open Badges across the curriculumAim to accredit prior learning and introduce bridging badges Considering pathways for learners /identifying badges according to career aspirationsWorking with local employers to raise awareness</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Bridges (dependencies)SQA supports the concept of Open Badges and is working in partnership with the Open Badges in Scottish Education Group to support the adoption of Open Badges across a range of sectors. We believe that the infrastructure promotes and supports greater flexibility for learning and the recognition of achievement.</p><p>Permission to Innovate!</p><p>adopting Open Badges as part of the recognition for teachers and appointees through SQA Academy Courses</p><p>Exploring possibilities that Open Badges offer in terms of digital certification in the future</p><p>*Joe Wilson, Head of New Ventures, SQA. Experimental Blog, October 2013 </p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Open Badges Scottish Education GroupJisc OBSEG: Overview and mapping function of Open Badge developments in Scottish educationOversees a number of sub-groups: Learner Progress, Staff Development, Technology and DesignProvides a forum for discussion and the formation of connectionsNow being hosted nationally; SQA and SG</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>A practical working groupPerhaps through SLTN?Greater support irrespective of levelLearn from each otherUse different platforms</p><p>Scottish learning events (jointly badged)As Chicago Summer or Learninghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WwpwtYNsNk#t=20</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Diversions aheadThe creation of suites of subject specific badges which could be shared across the sectorWhat tools should be used?Clear guidelines for planning, designing and issuing badges (toolkit)Work with schoolsEmpower students/pupils to create their own badgesPeer assessment</p><p>Working group maintenance (OBSEG)Funding?Projects?</p><p>Introducing Open Badges to employers to ensure valueRole for BDU?</p><p>Fitting the pieces together work is still fragmented</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Interested?You could start by looking at:Mozillas Open Badges site to find out how to use the Open Badge Infrastructure to earn, issue and display Open Badges.http://openbadges.org, then set up your backpack and earn your first badge</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Further informationFind out more about the Jisc Regional Support Centre (RSC) Scotland pilot of Open Badges. rsc-scotland.org/?page_id=2223</p><p>Open Badges in Scottish Education Group. bit.ly/obseg </p><p>Open Badges case studies. rsc-scotland.org/?tag=open-badges </p><p>Open Badges blog posts. rsc-scotland.org/eassessment/tag/open-badges/</p><p>*Jisc support</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p></li><li><p>Any questions?For more information:Suzanne ScottSscot@borderscollege.ac.uk@sscotborders01896 662576</p><p>All images displayed with approval from Doug Belshaw@Mozilla</p><p>Was anyone a member of either the brownies, scouts or guides etc...if so the concept of badges is familiar to you. Complete a task and earn a badge.*You can find out more by going to this website where you can set up your own backpack and even gain your first badge*So what is a badge?Online, visual representations of achievements, skills, attributes, learning, competencies, contributions etcDigital badges with metadata baked in these include criteria and can include evidenceAlign to a standard developed by an international communityUnderpinned by the Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) developed by MozillaProvide an opportunity to capture and demonstrate some of those skills that are not currently explicit in an academic qualification, such as soft skills like presentation and communication skills, employability skills like leadership, the ability to mentor others, being a good team player and so on</p><p>**Go to View menu &gt; Header and Footer to edit the footers on this slide (click Apply to change only the currently selected slide, or Apply to All to change the footers on all slides).*</p></li></ul>