Reflections on “Is Accreditation a Barrier to Innovation? | ASU+GSV 2021”

From DSC: My answer to the question “Is Accreditation a Barrier to Innovation?” would be “Yes, it is.” But admittedly, maybe that’s because I work […]

Meet certificates and “microcredentials” — they could be the future of higher education [Levine & Van Pelt]

OPINION: Meet certificates and “microcredentials” — they could be the future of higher education — from hechingerreport.org by Arthur Levine and Scott Van Pelt In […]

Recording of “The Future of Education Collaborative for Higher Education” on 8/12/21

Recording of “The Future of Education Collaborative for Higher Education” on 8/12/21 — this event was sponsored by Instructure and AWS From DSC: One of […]

RPP #193: Danny King of Accredible

Click the Title to Play or Download. Interview with Danny King, CEO, and co-founder of Accredible. Accredible is a comprehensive digital badge and certificate platform. […]

The Short-term Credentials Landscape [Ositelu, McCann, & Laitinen]

The Short-term Credentials Landscape — from newamerica.org by Monique O. Ositelu, PhD, Clare McCann, and Amy Laitinen What We See and What Remains Unseen Abstract Given the […]

Microcredential programs on the rise in Canada [Aschaiek]

Microcredential programs on the rise in Canada — from by Sharon Aschaiek; with thanks to Amrit Ahluwalia for this resource out on LinkedIn Low rates […]

“The report identifies 967,734 unique credentials in the U.S.” + “NLET Releases ‘Newest Economy’ Paper”

Counting U.S. Postsecondary and Secondary Credentials — from Credential Engine; with thanks to Will Richardson  for this resource February 2021 Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Learners, educators […]

Higher Assessment

I find it strange when a blogger doesn’t approve my comment. I consider comments the life blood of my own blog, and whether they be […]

Can the transformation of global health education for impact rely on input-based accreditation?

Burck Smith wrote in 2012 what remains one of the clearest summaries of how accreditation is based primarily on a higher education institution’s inputs rather […]

“Marni Baker Stein on What’s Next For Higher Education” + 2 other items from Getting Smart

Marni Baker Stein on What’s Next For Higher Education — — from gettingsmart.com by Getting Smart Staff Excerpt: On this episode of the Getting Smart […]

How to Use Digital Badges in Your Online Courses

By Michael Weiss, Client Engagement Academy. This article was initially published at clientengagementacademy.com. Watch Michael’s talk, “Course Creator Survival Guide: How to Ethically Position Your […]

‘No college degree required’: Google expands certificate program for in-demand job skills [Dishman]

‘No college degree required’: Google expands certificate program for in-demand job skills — from fastcompany.com by Lydia Dishman Excerpt: Google just announced that it is expanding […]

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