Improving Student Enrollment, Engagement, and Retention with Digital Credentials: Understanding the Basics

Learn best practices to support your exploration of the digital badge and micro credential space in this free Magna Online Seminar.

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DATE: Thursday, February 23, 2023
TIME: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central

As education and training shifts to digital portfolios that provide potential employers with actual knowledge and skills attainment, institutions that don’t keep up will be left behind. Yet despite the increased use and acceptance of digital badges and credentials over recent years, understanding their role in higher education remains a challenge to many.

This free Magna Online Seminar is led by a renowned expert who consults worldwide about best practices in digital badging for higher education. You will learn a multitude of these best practices to support your exploration of the digital badge and micro credential space while focusing on three areas:

  • What are digital credentials?
  • How can they co-exist in an already defined higher education world?
  • How can they help current learners and attract future learners?

Why you don’t want to miss this!

  • Digital credentials can lead to increased enrollment, engagement, retention, and new pathways to programming.
  • Digital credentials contribute to the institution’s public image through positive social media exposure.
  • The live format provides unique interaction with and access to a pioneer in micro-credentialing.
  • You can ask direct questions and get answers for the personalized guidance you need.

 

What are the learning goals?

Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Begin or expand upon ideas of what a digital badge is and more importantly the different values or currency this type of credential can represent
  • Understand the importance of incorporating digital credentials into or alongside of current programming
  • Identify areas where digital credentials could help promote, engage and/or recruit new enrollment

Who should attend?

  • Continuing Education Staff/Departments
  • Deans
  • Workforce Education/Workforce Development personnel
  • Faculty

Why This Matters

This free Magna Online Seminar clarifies the value of digital badges and micro credentials, and helps educators understand their importance in relation to modern learners. Institutions and organizations are now able to define and issue digital badges that equal a professional accredited certification, credits, or certificates. Further, these credentials can help address the equity and skills gaps found in both educational systems and the fast-paced marketplace their graduates face.

 

What’s included?

Your seminar registration includes the following:

  • Live access to the seminar on February 23, 2023
  • 12-month on-demand access after the live seminar has ended
  • Written transcript
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

Please Note: Registration is limited to one connection per registrant. Each registrant must register themselves to receive access.

 

Looking for a deeper dive on establishing a digital credential program?

Register for Improving Student Enrollment, Engagement, and Retention with Digital Credentials: Implementing an Impactful Program, a live online seminar, taking place March 2, 2023.

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