September 29, 2023

Week 3 ocTEL Badges

Whoo hoo just claimed these¬†ūüôā   100 Points Tune in or watch the weekly recording of each week’s webinar to achieve the this badge. Click this badge link to view Instructions for getting this badge. 500 Points Automatically earn this topic badge for completing at least three of the badged activities from week 3.   10 Points Click on this badge link to ‘check-in’ and see who else is also active in this topic.

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Badge Mania

I think … I am very motivated by badges … this has surprised, intrigued and frustrated me. ¬†What is it that I like about badges ? Well as an ex brownie and girl guide who didn’t actually obtain many badges I think it might be a throwback wish to obtain something that says ” I did that ” – however although it means something to me I wonder what it means to other people ? When I explain to people outside the OER world they look at me with a sort of ” aw bless ” look but people inside the inner OER sanctum are definitely divided into those that ” get it” and those that just plain hate ’em. In the words of Bernard Bull in his blog Etale – Life in the digital world Digital badges are a new currency for credentialing in a world of connected learning. …

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Feeling Frazled …

Ok then ¬†– in the hope that this rant (…er I mean .. post) ¬†acts as a sort of¬†therapeutic cleanse for my frazzled soul I have taken to trying ¬†to sort out my blog in a attempt to provide distraction from the fact that I am feeling a bit bewildered as to what I am supposed to be doing study wise…. I shall attempt to reflect on my morning so far … My immediate thought looking at the above paragraph is that a) no one will be interested anyhow b) not convinced it makes any sense¬†c) therapy is probably a good idea… and d) oh blimey I seem to write how I speak – do I actually sound like that ? I’m sure I can hear my welsh accent …. my instinct is to actually delete this post and start again but aha I am actually starting to enjoy putting …

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