Tags micro-credentials

Alternative credentials in higher education have a champion

by Emily Bamforth

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association is building two groups to address how to operate alternative credentials programs.

Hybrid learning, online credentials will survive edtech 'hype cycle,' edX CEO says

by Emily Bamforth

Online and in-person learning will be equally employed when the pandemic lifts, EdX CEO Anant Agarwal said during an online event.

New website for university faculty will explain remote-teaching tech

by Betsy Foresman

Two universities teamed up with a nonprofit group to curate a collection of videos and articles to guide faculty toward more effective digital tool use.

How micro-credentials can encourage professional development among teachers

by Stacey Pusey

Commentary: Unlike more traditional tools, micro-credentials verify learning through teacher demonstrations and encourage continued development.

Blockchain technology used to secure college students' documents

by Corinne Lestch

MIT Media Lab and Learning Machine have figured out a way to use Bitcoin blockchain to securely share official documents, like academic transcripts.