Q&A: Western Governors University provides a model for online student support

From EdTech Focus on Higher Education: “WGU’s David Morales explains how the online university uses technology for a personalized student experience. … WGU just started a new open-source project, releasing the code for the Open Skills Management Tool (OSMT), which is a free instrument to facilitate the production of Rich Skill Descriptor-based open skills libraries. In short, it helps to create a common skills language by creating, managing and organizing skills-related data. Organizations using OSMT may create, access and share dynamic skills demand data, accelerating the development of skills-based education and more work-relevant credentials and leading to the implementation of more fair and equitable hiring practices.”

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