Welcome to the ORT resources page! Here you'll find a variety of articles, events and images that you can use to help you spread the good word of Open Recognition in your community, programme, or organisation.
Articles and blog posts
- Recipes for recognizing diverse badges and micro-credentials (Don Presant) - shows how to map a badge taxonomy.
- The case for full spectrum “inclusive” credentials (Don Presant) - discusses the reasons for going beyond microcredentials.
- The Future of Trust in Professional Networks (WAO) - explores badge endorsements in cooperative communities.
- Unlocking the power of Open Recognition (WAO) - discusses this Open Recognition Toolkit, where it came from, and what it's for.
- Using Open Recognition to Map Real-World Skills and Attributes (WAO) - explains how to get feedback from your network and map this against skills taxonomies.
- The IDB Digital Credential Framework: Principles and Guidelines for Creating and Issuing Credentials (Porto & Presant, 2023). IDB technical paper on the thinking behind the IDB Digital Credential Framework as a non-academic framework that includes nonformal and informal recognition.
- Report Brief: ITCILO Digital Badges - Establishing Internal Guidelines. (Learning Agents, common sense, 2023). Suggestions for "opening up" recognition beyond formal credentials in a large UN organisation.
Images and diagrams
- Open Recognition Images - a library of images commissioned from Bryan Mathers of Visual Thinkery to help illustrate and bring to life aspects of Open Recognition! Available under a Creative Commons BY-ND license.
- Open Badges Images - a library of images and diagrams about Open Badges more generally, created by Bryan Mathers of Visual Thinkery. Available under a Creative Commons BY-ND license
Other guides, templates and resources
Badge.wiki has a number of useful guides, templates and resources including:
- Design Canvasses
- A Guide to Writing Open Badge Metadata
- Digital & Alternative Credentials Workshop
- See more Guides
- Success stories (real)
- Fictional personae, scenarios..
- Video interviews, chats
- Open recognition events and talks
- Intellectual Outputs (IOs) from Serge Ravet's REPAIR project, aligning open recognition with Communities of Practice.
- Stella Porto's presentations (English/Spanish) from the CredencialesBID initiative.