eCredentials – Major Disrupter of HigherED

Professor Daniel Hickey of Indiana University says eCredentials will be as disruptive to higher education as eCommerce was to retail. He says that eCredentials are a more practical tool than traditional grades and transcripts to employers. He raises the important issue of whether students will persist to graduation if they can earn a credential in two years that shows he or she has mastered the skills needed for a particular job.

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