January 27, 2023

BYOD4L 2018 starts tomorrow …

I’m looking forward to facilitating on BYOD4L this week (15th to 19th January 2018). BYOD4L is a bite-size facilitated open course offered over 5 days for educators and students in HE but also anybody else who would like to learn with us as to how we can utilise our digital media and devices for professional, lifelong and lifewide learning. Judging by the organisation team hangout that we had on Friday it’s going to such a …

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Open Badges in Support of Employability

I went to sunny Milton Keynes a couple of weeks ago as I had the pleasure of being invited to talk at the Open University as part of Employability Week. My talk was about Open Digital Badges in relation to what we have been doing at Swansea. My Slides are below and the session was recorded so the link to the recording can be found here. [slideshare id=81986813&doc=debbafffinalouthur2nov-171113144518] Open Digital Badges in Support of Employability …

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Deb’s Been Making Badges …

We have used Open Digital Badges for the #SUSALT17 Reaching for Teaching Excellence Learning and Teaching Conference again this year. We have some new designs and a new issuing platform. I did some research in relation to the badges that we used last year and although people liked them, one of the key things that people wanted was a badge image that more accurately reflected what they got it for in the first place. So instead …

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#OpenbadgesHE Conference

Ok so it has taken me a little while to finish my blog post on this …. (From Last Month ! ) I’m still in awe of all these brilliant people out there that are sooo organised that they manage to get their blog posts up really quickly  …. Anyhow, I had the best time ever helping to organise the first Open Digital Badges in HE Conference on the 8th March 2016 at the University of …

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#LTHEchat story

The lovely Chrissi Nerantzi asked me to write a little something on what the #LTHEChat badge means to me which is now on the #LTHEchat blog 🙂 Reblogged below Source: Debbie Baff’s @debbaff #LTHEchat story The Stamp of Approval Debbie Baff, soon to be working at Swansea University as a Senior Academic Developer, shared the following with us when we asked her about the Blue #LTHEchat Tweeter badge: “For me, an open digital badge means several …

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