Welcome to this mini course on Moodle Badging. By the end of this session you will be able to:
- Explain what badges are
- Create a Mozilla Backpack
- Issue Badges in Moodle (2.6+)
According to Mozilla badges are:
Free and open Mozilla Open Badges is not proprietary. It’s free software and an open technical standard any organization can use to create, issue and verify digital badges.
Take your badges everywhere Collect badges from multiple sources, online and off, into a single backpack. Then display your skills and achievements on social networking profiles, job sites, websites and more.
Knit your skills together Whether they’re issued by one organization or many, badges can build upon each other and be stacked to tell the full story of your skills and achievements.
Full of information Open Badges are information-rich. Each badge has important data built in that links back to the issuer, criteria and verifying evidence.