Avoiding Potholes Along the Microcredentials Superhighway

  • Timezone : US/Mountain
  • Date : June 28, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Meeting Type : Webcast

The road to a successful and high-quality microcredentialing initiative can be fraught with potholes and speed bumps, but the final destination is attainable. This webcast brought together experts and practitioners in higher education to discuss what they have learned on their journeys, obstacles to anticipate, and strategies for success to help you on your journey.  

Speakers discussed: 

  • Research-supported frameworks for microcredentialing. 
  • A forthcoming research-based readiness assessment toolkit. 
  • Working definitions for microcredentials. 
  • Course and competency alignment.  
  • Funding models. 
  • Resource allocation for staff, time, funding, technology, and expertise.  


Tanya Joosten

Senior Scientist and Director, Digital Learning, Academic Affairs Research and Development, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Kacey Thorne

Senior Director, Skills Architecture, Western Governors University


Janelle Elias

Vice President, Strategy & Advancement | Interim Vice President, Academic Affairs, Rio Salado College


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