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Taking Competency-Based Credentials Seriously in the Workforce

Companies like AT&T and Google are expanding their partnerships with online education providers, creating new educational pathways to real jobs. 

Hiring Experts Still Mostly Boggled by Digital Credentials

The future for digital credentials is still a bit foggy. A new survey on the topic found that just over a third (36 percent) of people involved in human resources and talent management have any knowledge of the topic. Only a quarter of those surveyed have already begun using digital credentials, such as badges, in their recruitment or hiring processes.

Federal Office of Personnel Management Taps Excelsior College for Employee Ed

Excelsior College and the United States Office of Personnel Management have partnered in an effort designed to make higher education more accessible and affordable to more than 1 million federal employees and their spouses or domestic partners.

Report: Consortia-Wide Adoption of Common LMS Improves Efficiency, Reduces Costs

Up-front cost savings and operational efficiencies are two of the main reasons some education consortia adopt a common learning management system. Over time colleges have also seen pedagogical benefits to using a common LMS, according to a new report from the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative and Mindwires.

U Southern Indiana Debuts Accelerated Online MBA

The University of Southern Indiana has launched an accelerated online master of business administration degree in an effort to make an MBA degree more accessible to residents of Indiana and neighboring areas.

Penn State Graduates First Online Doctoral Students

The first students to complete a doctorate degree online have graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

Kettering U Launches New Online Certificate Programs

Kettering University is launching three new fully online graduate certificate programs.

Western Governors U Launches Journal of Competency-Based Ed

Western Governors University and Wiley have partnered to launch The Journal of Competency-Based Education, which has released its inaugural issue.

Northwestern U Develops New Digital Learning Website

Northwestern University in Illinois has launched a new Digital Learning website to showcase the innovative online and blended learning practices of campus faculty and provide information for those who want to implement digital learning.

East Tennessee State Teams with Private Partner To Impart Digital Marketing Skills

single-minded professor at East Tennessee State University has persuaded a publishing software company to team up with his institution in an alliance that will result in on-campus learning experiences for students, digital marketing curriculum for educators and a revamp of the university's website infrastructure, among other changes.

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