14 janvier 2020

EdX’s co-CEO answers 3 questions about higher ed’s future

Techno-News BlogGetting recognition among hiring managers has been one noted hurdle for these so-called alternative credentials, and their lack of standardization also threatens further uptake. More...

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11 janvier 2020

Nexus Degrees in Georgia

HomeBy Madeline St. Amour. Colleges in the University System of Georgia will soon offer a new credential similar to an associate degree, featuring a flexible curriculum and specific workforce skills. More...

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06 janvier 2020

Normandie - Microcrédit personnel (ou social)

Accorder un prêt aux personnes en difficulté en lien avec un projet personnel, visant à une insertion sociale ou professionnelle. Plus...

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27 novembre 2019

Survey of Graduates on Value of Credentials

HomeBy Paul Fain. Graduates of nondegree vocational programs are more likely to say their postsecondary credentials were worth the cost and made them an attractive job candidate than were graduates of terminal bachelor's degree programs. More...

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25 novembre 2019

Who's Completing Microcredentials?

HomeBy Lilah Burke. A new report looks at those who earn microcredentials, who are, on the whole, well educated, international, employed. Are the programs accomplishing what advocates thought they would. More...

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27 octobre 2019

Group's Count of Credentials Doubles

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. The report "Counting U.S. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials" was published today by Credential Engine, a nonprofit group. The analysis is based on research conducted by the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness and the George Washington University Institute of Public Policy. More...

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24 octobre 2019

Why Western Governors U thinks microcredentials are the path to degrees

Techno-News BlogProjections that the pool of traditional students will shrink, wariness of continued tuition increases and limited growth in state support for higher education are prompting institutions to shake things up. More...

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How the Value of Educational Credentials Is and Isn’t Changing

Techno-News BlogA revolution in credentialing appeared underway, with colleges’ core product — the traditional degree — about to be swept aside by digital substitutes and disruptive start-up companies. More...

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Counting U.S. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials

Techno-News BlogUnfortunately, we still know very little about the full range of credentials offered across the country and their current—and potential—impact on economic mobility. More...

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23 octobre 2019

What are Digital Credentials and What Do They Mean for Education?

Techno-News BlogDigital credentials can be found in a variety of places. In educational games, a learner may get a badge after reaching a certain level or mastering a certain skill within the game. In the workforce, a digital badge certifies that a person has taken a professional development course and demonstrated mastery of a set of related skills. More...

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