Thursday, June 8 | 9:15-10:15 AM (Time Zone: PDT)
How Higher Ed Uses Microcredentials
Learners want to be recognized for their achievements and capabilities. Awarding microcredentials to acknowledge their knowledge and skills is a huge growth area for higher ed, especially when institutions can show evidence of learning outcomes aligned with industry needs. We'll highlight how institutions use microcredentials to bring transparency to what students are getting out of their learning in and out of the classroom and help build the bridge between education and employment.
- Sherri Braxton, Sc.D., Senior Director for Digital Innovation at Bowdoin College
- Sarah DeMark, Vice Provost of Workforce Intelligence & Credential Integrity at Western Governors University
- Kelly Hoyland, Director, Higher Education Programs at 1EdTech
- Collin Sullivan, Coordinator of Digital Credentialing at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County