Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials
Your Training Edge
JUNE 5, 2014
One of the biggest opportunities for MOOCs and other digital learning environments has been in the development of alternative credentials, which may turn out to be even better than traditional degrees at highlighting one’s knowledge and skills. Why do we need alternative credentials? To solve this problem, alternative credentials are being developed that are more closely tied to specific knowledge and demonstrable skills. What alternative credentials are available?