Clarifying the alternative: Why higher ed needs to better define microcredential skills

From Modern Campus: “On this week’s episode of Illumination, host Amrit Ahluwalia is joined by Dennis Di Lorenzo, Higher Education Consultant and Chief Business Officer for RIT Certified—Rochester Institute of Technology’s upcoming microcredential unit. … ‘CEOs are looking for better ways to recruit and filter talent,’ Di Lorenzo says. … ‘A digital marketing certificate from one institution means something very different than a digital marketing certificate from another,’ Di Lorenzo says. … A standardized system, whether that be across an institution or throughout higher ed as a whole, would provide a jumping off point for accreditation that is easier to understand from the outside.”

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