Implementation of Open Badges in Education

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On the 23rd of June 2015 a survey was sent out to educational institutions via UK mailing lists, and globally via Twitter inviting institutions to answer three questions about their implementation of Open Badges. The three questions were:
  • Can you describe what stage of the implementation of Open Badges are you at?
  • What areas are you considering using Open Badges for?
  • How are you planning to issue the Open Badges?

I am delighted with the 57 responses we received in the survey, and with ...

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The Apple Classroom

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I’m still excited from a demonstration my colleague Gerard and I delivered to the senior management team at the College on the Apple classroom.
We had an Apple TV box (retails around £90) and a couple of iPads and iPhones. We starting off discussing exactly what Apple TV is. We currently have a store of around 1000 videos recorded through the ERA license. Apple TV would give us the opportunity to easily stream this content to any of the ...
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Teaching like your Granny would!

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After watching Sugata Mitra’s inspiring TED talk, where he talks about placing a computer in a wall in a Delhi slum, and walking away from it only to come back later to find the children doing fantastic things on it, I thought I would adapt this method to one of my teaching sessions.

It was a session on Prezi, and I would normally begin by showing them basic navigation, then looking at some of the ...

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Recording your CPD record in REFLECT

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Its that time of year again when IfL require the CPD record that shows that you have recorded the required 30 hours of CPD through the year. If you have had a look at REFLECT but have found it confusing, hopefully this video will help you sort your CPD out.

This video will show you how to create a CPD record in REFLECT, then create an activity and link it to that CPD record. Uploading the final CPD record to ...

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