Monday, July 10 | 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | Online

ELI Webinar | Alternative Credentialing in Higher Education

Proof of skill attainment through alternative credentialing has gone mainstream. Microcredentialing and digital badging have become credible ways to codify achievements of many kinds: nanodegrees, traditional learning programs, micromasters, etc. This session will define and describe the emergence of badging, microcredentialing, and nanodegrees, along with the role that technology plays in enabling these models and the impact they are having on higher education.

Outcomes

  • Learn about microcredentialing and digital badging as valid records of learning
  • Compare and contrast microcredentialing with a traditional credit
  • Discuss the impact of alternative credentialing on higher education

Speakers

  • Cathy Bates

    Vice President, Vantage Technology Consulting Group
  • Mary Bold

    Associate CIO & Chief eLearning Strategist, University of Washington Bothell
  • Veronica Diaz

    Director, Professional Learning, EDUCAUSE
  • Mark Leuba

    Vice President, Product Management, IMS Global Learning Consortium
  • Donna Liss

    Chief Information Officer, Truman State University
  • Donna Petherbridge

    Associate Vice Provost, DELTA, North Carolina State University

Resources & Downloads

  • Infographic

    793 KB, pdf - Updated on 5/25/2017
  • Slides

    697 KB, pdf - Updated on 7/11/2017
  • Badging Examples

    12 MB, PPTX - Updated on 7/28/2017
  • Transcript

    98 KB, doc - Updated on 7/28/2017
  • Recording

    Updated on 5/4/2020


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