The pandemic has increased interest in digital transcripts. Will they displace degrees?

From EdSurge: “Perhaps the biggest recent example that transcripts are moving toward a refresh came a couple weeks ago, when publishing giant Pearson’s bought Credly, a New York-based digital credentialing platform, for $200 million. Plenty of higher education institutions, including a dozen members of the MIT Digital Credentials Consortium, are involved with experimenting with how to better display digital credentials. And those platforms don’t just host proof of completion of traditional college courses. They can also display proof that students completed certificates from corporate providers as well, including Google, IBM and Hubspot.”

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