This module has been specifically designed to provide Mozilla OBI compliant badge empowered learning system. The aim of this badging system is to provide a visual demonstration of achievement to enhance accomplishment in eyes of the student as well as college admission officers.
Intel along-with, one of the oldest nonprofit organizations in the U.S., Society for Science & The Public (SSP), were seeking for a Digital Badge System. The aim of this badge system was to enable and reward independent research and encourage participation in science fairs for middle school and high school student researchers, teachers, mentors, judges, volunteers, and the community at-large.
“OpenBadges” uses Achievement module and has its own entity UI to handle achievements as an entity. It has 3 entity types:
Badges – This entity type provides an interface to create badges. Adding fields gives it a flexible data model.
Issuer – This entity type provides UI interface for admins to define issuer information.
User Group – This entity type provides UI interface for users to manage their badges in the backpack.
“OpenBadges” provides all the features of a Badging system. It allows badge management at creator/issuer level as well as badge management at earner/receiver level.