Open Learning Assessment
#BEFA12 Badge
Competencies:What is a competency?
  • A competency describes knowledge and skills that can be applied to novel, complex situations.
  • Competencies are the knowledge, skills, and/or behaviors students must master in a specific content or performance area.

Competency Resources
What is competency?
iNACOL - The Art and Science of Designing Competencies
iNACOL - When Failure is not an option
Making Mastery Work: A Close-Up View of Competency Education
Website: comptencyworks
wiki: Competency- Based Pathways

Case Studies:
Implementing Competency-Based Instruction in High School

In order to create a portfolio of learning, students will be given badges as they complete an open project, module or course.Badges can be used towards an ADLC competency certificate or Alberta Education Course credit.Badges are offered as a "accreditation" system for learning that can be outside Alberta Education curriculum or within Alberta Education Curriculum.
Mozilla Open Badges

Badge Options

Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition
Badges "Course" through SCoPE BC Campus

Purdue University
Open Badge Forum