#innovation #openbadges #TOLC

Recognition of a small step

If we change our outlook from long journeys to small steps how do that effect the landscape of learning that unfolds before us?

#innovation #openbadges #thinkery #TOLC

Open Badges

I cant remember where I came across the Maynard Keynes quote, but I immediately thought of the disruption of Education by Open Badge technologies. I was also struck by Bernard Bull’s parallel with the disruption of the Energy market.

#OddsAndEnds #openbadges

More power to your elbow

This visual badge was created so that I could throw it at people in order to encourage them…

#learning #openbadges #TOLC

BBC Badges

This flow was created for Ralph Rivera at the BBC to illustrate how badges could be used to recognise Knowledge, Competence & Character. I’ve always thought the BBC could be an interesting issuer of badges – though I’m possible influenced by the Blue Peter badges…

#edchat #openbadges #TOLC

The Digital Skills Sandwich

The Digital Skills Sandwich illustrates how a fluid de-centralised community approach to badging could fit between the underlying Mozilla web literacy map and an overlying recognition element, in this case a vocational qualification such as an apprenticeship.

#openbadges #startup #wapisasa

Wapisasa – a badge-driven apprenticeship

Could a Rookie earn badges, as they progress through their employment at wapisasa? Could these badges that recognise Knowledge, Skills, Character contribute to a raise or a promotion? If we can badge it, we probably should…

#edchat #openbadges #thinkery #TOLC

A Badge-Driven Workforce Pipeline

This concept came out of a discussion of the Workforce working group run by the Badges Alliance. The idea was to illustrate how badges might form a part of a individuals development at various developmental stages at work.

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A bluffers guide to openbadges

So what are openbadges? Well, I’m glad you asked – they may well be the technology that helps to de-centralise the education system…

#assessment #FELTAG #openbadges #wapisasa

How to Badge

This graphic was drawn around the time of the FELTAG report, to help me consider how to think through the design of a badge. Often, stepping through an approach like this will uncover flaws in the thinking…