We’re using the BadgeOne #openbadges server in #numericalmooc and 33 people claimed a badge in the first week https://t.co/4yjert8nwg #EDU15 — Lorena Barba (@LorenaABarba) October 28, 2015
earned my first badge for #numericalmooc with Python, take the online course at https://t.co/EYCFk7jzKc #opensource pic.twitter.com/XxLNPcFkqa — Gavin Wiggins (@wigging) October 28, 2015
The George Washington University (GW) and Mondragon University (Spain) are the first two higher-ed organizations on Open edX that have awarded eligible students with open digital badges. These two universities have used the fully open-source solution BadgeOne.com, developed by IBL with edX’s support.
In the case of GW, Professor Lorena Barba pioneered the use of badges on her self-hosted Open edX courses. A year ago, she launched a pilot for her “Practical Numerical Methods with Python” course. In October 2015, she adopted a solution that involved not only an XBlock but also an open-source server solution.
Mondragon University’s micro-credentials –see below– have been issued on a course in Spanish titled “Hacking ético”, that has attracted 5,800 in only two months.