This brief highlights how UCSD created a series of tools to help encourage student engagement, reflect on and articulate the competencies developed and share a holistic picture of a student’s learning.
This paper highlights why University CIOs and Registrars, technology suppliers and employers must work together to transform the credential.
This paper provides a historical context of the credit and degree system to provide a foundation for the coming changes in the future of credentialing.
This paper provides context for understanding the value of connected credentials.
This presentation identifies changes in the relationship with postsecondary education and the economy and proposes new rules for learning and earning.
College Is Just the Beginning focuses on employer investment in formal training for workers in the context of the broader postsecondary education and training system and the primary institutions involved in skill development in the US.
This paper introduces the lessons from the national summit on credentialing and next steps in the national dialogue.
This paper highlights the reasons the lack of transparency about the meaning of credentials is a growing problem.
“The Rise of Competency-Based Education” is Inside Higher Ed’s compilation of articles.
“Extending the Credential” is Inside Higher Ed’s compilation of articles.
Credential inflation, or “upcredentialing” is affecting a wide range of jobs from executive assistants to construction supervisors and has serious implications both for workers not seeking a college degree and for employers struggling to fill jobs.
A main focus of this report is to see how credentials are distributed in the population, independent of, and in supplement to, existing levels of educational attainment, i.e., “traditional” academic degrees.
Creating alternatives to traditional degrees would let students pursue their best options for learning and apply competitive pressure on colleges and universities to improve quality and reduce the costs of education.