Colleges Embracing Alternative Credentials

The New Face of Higher Ed: Mark Leuba of IMS Global Shares How Colleges Are Embracing Alternative Credentials

Welcome to Bootcamps and Badges, and EdTech Times podcast series where we speak with alternative credential providers and experts on skills-based education. This podcast episode is brought to you by work+EDU, an action-based event hosted by EdTech Times.

As alternative credentials become more popular, are traditional learning institutions afraid of going out of style?

Quite the contrary. According to Mark Leuba, Vice President of Product Management at IMS Global Learning Consortium, colleges and universities are stepping forward as emerging leaders when it comes to these new programs.

Listen into our interview with Mark Leuba, in which he tells us the steps higher education institutions are using to adapt to the times and help these alternative credentials make strides forward.

 

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Hannah Nyren

Hannah Nyren

Hannah Nyren is the General Manager of EdTech Times. A Texan by birth but a Bostonian at heart, Hannah is an educational writer, AmeriCorps alum, and one-time StartupWeekend EDU (SWEDU) winning team member. She started her career at a Pearson-incubated edtech startup, but has since covered travel, food & culture, and even stonemasonry in addition to education.