Open Badges, Digital Literacies, and Learning Pathways

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  • Dr. Doug Belshaw Dynamic Skillset

    @dajbelshaw

    Open Badges, Digital Literacies, and

    Learning Pathways

  • Have you ever been issued a badge?

    How did it make you feel?

  • Who are you?

    Dr. Doug Belshaw Dynamic Skillset

    @dajbelshaw hello@dynamicskillset.com

  • Dr. Doug Belshaw Dynamic Skillset

    @dajbelshaw hello@dynamicskillset.com

    Who are you?

    Teacher (History)

    Senior Leader

    Jisc Mozilla

  • Structure The Problem Digital Literacies Web Literacy Map Open Badges Bringing it all together

  • Structure The Problem Digital Literacies Web Literacy Map Open Badges Bringing it all together

  • CONTEXT

  • CC BY Jaysin Trevino

    LINEARITY

  • LACK OF MAP

    CC BY Alexander Baxevanis

  • Structure The Problem Digital Literacies Web Literacy Map Open Badges Bringing it all together

  • 1. What does it mean to be educated in the 21st century?

    2. What does it mean to be digitally literate?

    3. What actually is 'digital literacy'? ?

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    DIGITAL LITERACY IS...

  • ONE DEFINITION TO RULE THEM ALL (and in the darkness bind them?)

  • DIGITAL LITERACY

    DIGITAL LITERACIES

  • CONTEXT-DEPENDENT

    DIGITAL LITERACIES

    DIGITAL LITERACIES

    DIGITAL LITERACIES

    DIGITAL LITERACIES

  • :-(TOO HARD? GIVE UP?

  • META-ANALYSIS

  • CoCommunicative

    CuCultural

    CgCognitive

    CnConstructive

    CiCivic

    CrCreative

    CfConfident

    CtCritical

    THE 8 ELEMENTS OF DIGITAL LITERACIES

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  • CO-CREATE DEFINITIONS

  • Structure The Problem Digital Literacies Web Literacy Map Open Badges Bringing it all together

  • DIGITAL LITERACIES

    WEB LITERACY

  • Mozilla!

  • webmaker.org/resourceswebmaker.org/resources

    teach.webmaker.org (April 2015)

  • Structure The Problem Digital Literacies Web Literacy Map Open Badges Bringing it all together

  • Digital badges have been around for ages

  • ...but theyre dicult to verify and theyre easy to copy

  • Enter Open Badges! (or more accurately, the OBI)

  • CC BY-SA Kyle Bowen

  • This is how it works

  • A person or organisation issues a badge

  • Earner chooses to put it in their backpack

  • Collections of badges can be shared to unlock new opportunities and possibilities.

  • Some recent badges created with DigitalMe

  • Interoperable

  • welcometobusinesstown.tumblr.com

  • March 2015: 14,000 issuers worldwide ~2 million badges issued 342,300 badges sent to backpacks 88,585 backpacks

    How do you quantify value?

  • Motivation 92% pupils reported that they were happy they had received a badge for their work

    82% report that they would like to find out about other badges that they could get.

  • Progression 120 badge partners

  • Badge Design Canvas

    digitalme.co.uk/badgecanvas

  • Structure The Problem Digital Literacies Web Literacy Map Open Badges Bringing it all together

  • Learners are already doing their own thing. Lets capture and credential that.

  • If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

    (African Proverb)

  • Lets work together!

    hello@dynamicskillset.com

  • Now: ask now or grab me (gently!) later

    Twitter:@dajbelshaw

    Email: hello@dynamicskillset.com

    Ask hard questions!

    http://openbadges.org http://dynamicskillset.com http://webmaker.org

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