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3. #BYOD4L badges

All individuals, participants, facilitators and mentors who have worked towards BYOD4L badges are welcome to apply for badges.

The process to Claim ‘n’ Display a #BYOD4L badge

  1. Once the learning activities have been completed, and related intended learning outcomes and badge criteria have been met, you will be able to claim a badge.
  2. Please  see the badges below and claim for the badge(s) you are seeking, you will need to provide evidence. Your submission will be peer reviewed by selected and trusted peer reviewers within 3 months after submission.
  3. You will need to accept and collect each badge by following the link in the email, on the http://cred.ly website.
  4. The first email/badge will require you to create an account on the Credly website – http://cred.ly – using the email address the notification has been sent to: badges are linked and personal to you via this email address and cannot be transferred to different email address. Your badge will join other badges you have earned through the Cred.ly website.
  5. If you want to export these badges to your Mozilla Backpack, to share with other badges you have or will earn from other badge providers (including Mozilla, Blackboard, etc.), then click the  ‘Manage’ text on the badge image and send to Mozilla. If this is the case, an account on the Mozilla Backpack system will be required, which you can create on http://beta.openbadges.org

Here’s an example of the Badges you can collect through the BYOD4L course, with associated descriptors and criteria/evidence: http://beta.openbadges.org/share/9abc999bceb889454f61271038f24dd3/

Please view this video for a brief guide on how you can accept a badge and publish it to Cred.ly and your Mozilla Backpack:

YouTube: Open Badges, Cred.ly, and Mozilla Backpack

Info about individual #BYOD4L badges

Each badge has an assigned ‘criteria’ which the learner must meet in order to earn the badge. There is also a badge for facilitators. 

In total there are seven (10) badges;

  • five (5) topic badges in total, one (1) for each topic,
  • one (1) for completing all five topics that leads to course completion and
  • one (1) for facilitators
  • one (1) for mentors since Jan15
  • one (1) for organisers since Jan16
  • one (1) for community members since Jan 16

The badges, and their associated criteria, are:

“BYOD4L: Connecting”
Description: Successful completion of activities and engagement with ‘connecting’ and reflection on practice in own professional context.
Criteria: By actively engaging in the topic activity the badge owner has demonstrated successful engagement with the theme and related personal and course-specific outcomes. The badge owner has reflected on their own exploration and opportunities to connect with peers, tutors, and the wider community, has discussed one of the learning scenarios and linked it to their own practice, and reflected on their own learning or teaching practice using ‘smart’ devices. CLAIM HERE
“BYOD4L: Communicating”
Description: Successful completion of activities and engagement with ‘communicating’ and reflection on practice in own professional context.
Criteria: By actively engaging in the topic activity the badge owner has demonstrated successful engagement with the theme and related personal and course-specific outcomes. The badge owner has reflected on their own communication approach (personal and professional), engaged in discussion with peers on the scenarios and linked to their own practice, and explored opportunities to enhance their communication strategy using ‘smart’ devices. CLAIM HERE
“BYOD4L: Curating”
Description: Successful completion of activities and engagement with ’curating’ and reflection on practice in own professional context.
Criteria: By actively engaging in the topic activity the badge owner has demonstrated successful engagement with the theme and related personal and course-specific outcomes. The badge owner has reflected on their own use of ‘smart’ devices in teaching and learning to curate sources, discussed the course scenarios and identified links to their own practice, and explored opportunities to curate content using a mobile device to support their own practice in and out of the classroom. CLAIM HERE
“BYOD4L: Collaborating”
Description: Successful completion of activities and engagement with ’collaborating’ and reflection on practice in own professional context.
Criteria: By actively engaging in the topic activity the badge owner has demonstrated successful engagement with the theme and related personal and course-specific outcomes. The badge owner has identified opportunities to collaborate with peers in their use of smart devices, discussed one of the scenarios and linked it to their own practice, and explored opportunities to develop a collaborative project to support the use of mobile devices. CLAIM HERE
“BYOD4L: Creating”
Description: Successful completion of activities and engagement with ’creating’ and reflection on practice in own professional context.
Criteria: By actively engaging in the topic activity the badge owner has demonstrated successful engagement with the theme and related personal and course-specific outcomes. The badge owner has reflected on their own use of smart devices and created a learning artefact, discussed the learning scenarios and linked them to their own practice, and shared their reflection on the course and their use of smart devices in learning and teaching. CLAIM HERE
“BYOD4L: Course Complete”
Description: Successful completion of all 5 themes and activities on the BYOD4L course.
Criteria: Successful completion of all 5 themes and activities on the BYOD4L course. The badge owner has engaged with the course contents and their peers in reflection and discussion on learning scenarios and their own practice of the use of smart and/or mobile devices in learning and teaching. CLAIM HERE
“BYOD4L: Facilitator”
Description: Effective facilitation throughout the BYOD4L course.
Criteria: Effective facilitation throughout the BYOD4L course. The badge owner has effectively engaged and lead discussions and supported learners and co-facilitators throughout this collaborative open online course. CLAIM HERE
“BYOD4L: Mentor”
Description: Effective mentoring throughout the BYOD4L course.
Criteria: Effective mentoring as evidenced through engagement and related reflection during the BYOD4L course. The badge owner has effectively supported and mentored participants during BYOD4L. CLAIM HERE
 BYOD4L - organiser badge “BYOD4L: Organiser”
Description: Effective organising of a BYOD4L course iteration.
Criteria: Organising a BYOD4L course iteration. The badge owner has worked effectively with colleagues in preparation for and during the course to secure the smooth running of the course and support participants.
CLAIM HERE
BYOD4L - community member badge “BYOD4L: Community member”
Description: A badge to be self-collected by members of the BYOD4L community which can be displayed on blogs, portfolios and websites.
Criteria: Being a member of the BYOD4L community. COLLECT HERE
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4 Comments

  1. As an idea, I think it can enhance more students’ engagement, if you have an ‘Ambassador’ badge too.

  2. Debbaff says:

    Just put my claim for some new badges for #BYOD4L 🙂 #deblovesbadges …. fingers crossed

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