Monday, July 10 | 1:00PM–2:00PM | 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.


  • 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


  • Cathy Bates

    Senior Principal and Associate Partner, Vantage Technology Consulting Group
  • Mary Bold

  • Veronica Diaz

    Senior Director, Professional Learning and Develop, EDUCAUSE
  • Mark Leuba

    Vice President, Product Management, 1EdTech
  • Donna Petherbridge

    Vice Provost, DELTA, North Carolina State University

Resources & Downloads

  • Infographic

    793 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Slides

    697 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Badging Examples

    12 MB, PPTX - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Transcript

    98 KB, doc - Updated on 1/21/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/21/2024


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