Unbundling Achievements

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Full title: "Breaking through to Open Learning by Unbundling Achievements" presentation for OpenEd 13

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<ul><li> 1. Breaking through to Open Learning Poten2al by Unbundling Achievements Dr. Deborah Everhart, Director of Integra2on Strategy, Blackboard, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Georgetown University Emily Goligoski, Product + Design Researcher, Mozilla Founda2on Anne Derryberry, Associate, Sage Road Solu2ons LLC, www.imserious.net </li> <li> 2. Alterna2ve Models of Postsecondary Educa2on are Gaining Trac2on Post-tradi2onal student popula2ons expect educa2on that is exible, relevant, and meaningful. The publics interest in MOOCs is bringing aRen2on to online learning. Expecta2ons of ins2tu2onal accountability have amplied ques2ons about whether and how universi2es should be scored. The 2cking 2me bomb of American student loan debt is changing consumer aWtudes about the value of educa2on. </li> <li> 3. New opportuni2es have emerged from changing expecta2ons Evalua2ng and awarding credit for student learning, wherever and however it has been acquired Degrees and cer2cates based on credits from courses as well as from assessment of prior learning, community service, and student porYolios Alterna2ve creden2als that recognize demonstrated competencies veried through direct assessment </li> <li> 4. New opportuni2es have emerged from changing expecta2ons In some voca2onal areas, the source of learning is insignicant in comparison to the veried ability to perform a specic skill or job. Badges provide discrete, portable evidence of learning and skills. Alterna2ve creden2als and micro-creden2als vary broadly in their quality and applicability to higher educa2on; some may displace the need to earn an en2re degree. </li> <li> 5. Badges.Coursesites.com </li> <li> 6. No badge is an island. No credential stands alone. Credentials work within a complex ecosystem. </li> <li> 7. Open Badges Ecosystem Primary Stakeholders Learners/ Job Seekers Learning Providers and Assessors Employers and other Badge Consumers Key Components Verica2on Authen2ca2on Valida2on </li> <li> 8. Learners/ Job Seekers </li> <li> 9. Learning Providers and Assessors </li> <li> 10. Verica2on </li> <li> 11. Employers and Other Badge Consumers </li> <li> 12. Authen2ca2on </li> <li> 13. Standards Organiza2ons </li> <li> 14. Valida2on </li> <li> 15. 8 one summer eight weeks! </li> <li> 16. 1 one primary focus: address summer drop-off </li> <li> 17. 5 ve organizing principles S-T-E-A-M </li> <li> 18. 100 one hundred+ organizations three core team members! </li> <li> 19. 3 three levels entry, city, challenges </li> <li> 20. 29029 why climb the mountain? because its there. </li> <li> 21. 11,800,000 unemployed Whats going on?? 3,000,000 unlled jobs </li> <li> 22. 25 </li> <li> 23. Employers are dealing with... jobs go unlled because qualied candidates cannot be found i.e. the skills gap job posting sites dont work high school and college do not provide skills needed for current job market job-oriented trainers and employers have no easy way to connect or coordinate in the market 26 </li> <li> 24. Solution: a new way to hire based on job-skills, representing 15 entry level industries and 150 entry level jobs job skills embodied in Mozilla open badges, providing a common asset to dene jobs, training, and qualications recommendations and endorsements used to submit applicants, reducing resume fatigue leveraging video to show work, providing much richer understanding of the job &amp; applicant 27 </li> <li> 25. Health Care Industry Patient Transporter Job Skill Skill Patient Transport Assist patients in and out of bed, examination tables, surgical tables, or stretchers Safely operate transport devices including wheelchairs and stretchers Position or hold patients in position for surgical preparation Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs Infection Control Disinfect or sterilize equipment or supplies, using germicides or sterilizing equipment Clean hands with antimicrobial soap before and after patient contact Proper selection and use of PPE Barriers (i.e. masks, gloves, gowns) Knowledge of hospital transport routes and procedures that minimize risk of transmission to other patients, staff, and guests Skill CPR Certified Check for consciousness Restore blood circulation with chest compressions Clear airway using the head-tilt, chin-lift maneuver Apply rescue breathing techniques Skill 28 Physically Fit Lift, carry, and transport patients of various body weights Ability to walk long distances Ability to be on feet for long hours </li> <li> 26. You can see your pathway. Apprentice Electrical Apprentice Fusion OEM Assembler Engineer Electrical Assembler Electrical Engineer Fusion OEM Fusion OEM - EE Degree You have a choice. 29 </li> <li> 27. Learning provides a perspective for all. Job Opening Candidate Instructor Electrical Assembler Timothy Chase Joe Garcia Fusion OEM Electrical apprentice workforce solutions I train people on: Timothy is a hard worker and pleasure to be around. - Joe Hanky 30 </li> <li> 28. Gaining traction... Chicago: 50,000 accounts supporting summer jobs program, ICNC partnership, FusionOEM, others Baltimore: Harbor Point, Harbor East developments Grand Rapids: pilot with community college and local workforce collaborative in manufacturing and healthcare New Orleans: Invitation from economic development to align trainers and employers in key sectors 31 </li> <li> 29. Badges issued iden2fy Veterans military training and present that training to prospec2ve employers in the form of digital badges. Veterans Unemployment Issues Veteran unemployment numbers typically 10-30% higher than civilian contemporaries. Ease of use Protect Veterans privacy </li> <li> 30. Engaged 47 Hiring Ocials and 257 Veterans Majori2es of both Veterans (70%) and poten2al employers (74%) reported that they would use and encourage use of digital badges in Veterans applica2ons. Veteran and employer groups shared concerns that use of badges is rela2vely novel and unfamiliar, worried that badges may be viewed as "gimmicky and that over-reliance on technology may adversely impact human interac2on parts of the hiring process </li> <li> 31. The Manufacturing Ins2tute (NAM) Dene competencies important to various manufacturing sub-sectors Use badges to visually represent competencies Badges recognize prior learning and on-the-job training Ties directly into jobs and advancement </li> <li> 32. Workforce: Manufacturing Institute </li> <li> 33. Workforce: Manufacturing Institute </li> <li> 34. 2mbetterfutures.org </li> <li> 35. Badges.Coursesites.com </li> </ul>