Open Badges in Open Education – Do They Count? #eas14

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Slides for presentation at e-Assessment Scotland 2014 (#eas14) highlighting the work around open badges as a mechanism for supporting the creation of personal knowledge graphs.


1. Martin Hawksey Chief Innovation, Technology and Community Officer Open Badges in Open Education Do They Count? This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. CC-BY mhawksey 2. Context Association for Learning Technology (ALT) Established in 1993; 1300+ individual and 200+ organisational members; Membership is free for sponsoring organisations improving practice, promoting research, and influencing policy 3. ARPANET Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon 1996 Source: Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet, by Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon, page 50. 4. Tracey L. Laquey, Digital Press, 1990 Source: Directory of Computer Networks, edited by Tracey L. Laquey, Digital Press, 1990. 5. 6. Education today is 7. Bryan Mathers 8. What does distributed education look like Hawksey, M. 2012 Classroom tools (aggregation/distribution architecture) 9. Personal Learner Knowledge Graph The big shift that needs to be made in education is to shift from knowing content to knowing learners. What is needed in education is a clear profile of what a learner knows Siemens, G (2014) 10. 11. 12. ocTEL Architecture WordPress (aggregator) Daily Alert (email/RSS) Central store Comments Blogs LMS Social Bookmarking Twitter & Social media users usermeta - blog, - twitter Made awesome by ds106 13. Badging knowledge in ocTEL 14. Badging knowledge in ocTEL 15. Badging knowledge in ocTEL 16. Self-declared To submit your evidence for this activity use the form below these may include links to blog posts, forum responses or other evidence including links messages posted on sites like Twitter or Google+, our only stipulation is that these links are public 17. Situational awareness 18. Situational awareness 19. Reviewed 20. 21. 22. DNA of Open Badges 23. DNA of Open Badges 24. Look familiar 25. Do badges count? 26. Do badges count? To the individual yes! 27. (n. 42) 28. Privacy The worlds of privacy and analytics intersect (not always happily) Downes, S (2014) Unknown Source: 29. 30. Thank you! +MartinHawksey @mhawksey 31. Association for Learning Technology @A_L_T Registered charity number: 1063519