OER can Help Close the Global Skills Gap

As the Saylor Academy Higher Education Summit nears, we are introducing innovations in education that can help close the global skills gap. Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Associate Vice Provost, Open Education of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, is a world-renowned expert, speaker, and author specializing in student-centered pedagogies and open education, and advocates for the use of OER […]

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Featured Speaker: Amrit Ahluwalia, The Evolllution

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We’re very excited to welcome Amrit Ahluwalia, Managing Editor of The Evolllution, to our Summit on the Credentialing Economy! Amrit Ahluwalia will interview Sharon Leu on our first day of the Summit, June 7th. The EvoLLLution is an online newspaper focused on non-traditional higher education and the transforming postsecondary marketplace. The EvoLLLution publishes articles and […]

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Meet the Panelists: Innovation and Disruption

Our notion of teaching, learning, and assessing skills and knowledge is constantly being challenged and reformed. We have gathered several experts to discuss the possibilities and ramifications of new technologies, pedagogies, and shifts in the way we teach, learn and work. Join us! Registration for the Summit on the Credentialing Economy is $50, and is […]

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Meet the Panelists: Competencies and Credentials as Currency

What does a credential communicate? Changing how credentials are viewed and evaluated causes us to explore the underpinnings of any credential, degree, license, or certificate, and consider what is being assessed or communicated.  Does a credential communicate knowledge, skills, competencies, experience, or time spent learning? Does more specificity/granularity hurt or help the credential holder? While OER […]

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New Summit Keynote: JoAnn Kozyrev, Western Governors University

We are very pleased to announce that JoAnn Kozyrev, Vice President of Design and Development at Western Governors University, will deliver a keynote for our “Competencies and Credentials as Currency” track on Friday, June 8, 2018. Join us at the Summit on the Credentialing Economy, June 7-8, 2018, to learn more! At WGU, Joann Kozyrev […]

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Featured Speaker: Sharon Leu, Department of Education

We are very excited to announce that Sharon Leu, Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Education, will be a featured speaker at the Summit on the Credentialing Economy June 7-8, 2018. Sharon leads the Office of Educational Technology’s higher education innovation initiatives to increasing access, decreasing cost, and improving outcomes for postsecondary learners, […]

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Summit Speaker Announcements: Dr. Robert Atkinson and Jonathan Munk to Keynote

We have been hard at work creating an agenda for the Summit on the Credentialing Economy (#CredEconomy), and can’t wait to share it with you! We are really pleased to have Dr. Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology Innovation Foundation, and Jonathan Munk, Global General Manager of Degreed, joining us as keynote speakers. Dr. […]

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