WEBINAR: Are Your Credentials Future Ready? Making the Case for Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials

There’s been a lot of buzz about digital badges and micro-credentials, and you may be asking “what are they and why should I care?”

Join BadgeCert and Blue Sky eLearn for our webinar where you’ll learn why badges have become the currency of choice for organizations to recognize their stakeholders’ accomplishments. You will also learn how micro-credentials differ from badges and traditionally offered credentials, and how they are providing additional value for professionals while helping organizations meet their goals. We will also present some concrete ideas to consider when developing your own micro-credential.

Watch the webinar on-demand and explore:

– Differences between digital badges and micro-credentials
– How micro-credentials can help meet goals such as stakeholder engagement, new revenue opportunities, and utilization of existing content
– Concrete ideas for you to consider when developing your own program



Contributors

Dr. Ginger Malin

Dr. Ginger Malin is the founder of BadgeCert, a digital badging and credentialing solution. Ginger is a recognized leader in employing cutting-edge virtual learning technologies to help organizations educate, inspire and recognize their stakeholders accomplishments. As an expert on digital badging and micro-credentialing, Ginger is frequently invited to speak at conferences and consult with organizations regarding new models for marketing credentials, mitigating risk in credentialing, and validating individualized learning pathways. As an award-winning Professor and technology entrepreneur, Ginger has published widely on the subjects of learner engagement and motivation, instructional design, and educational technology and has held faculty appointments at Lake Forest College and DePaul University. Ginger holds a B.A. in English Education from Indiana University, a M.S. in Education Leadership from DePaul University and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Amanda Davis, CMP

Amanda has nearly ten years of experience in the association world, strategically focused on learning products. With multiple association roles as Director of Learning & Development and Online Learning Manager, Amanda has a deep understanding of the adult learning landcape and what keeps association executives up at night. Amanda recognizes the importance of strong learning technologies for today’s nimble associations and hopes through her role with Blue Sky eLearn, she’ll be able to contribute to the success of our growing mix of association clients.

Amanda graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, with a degree in Communications Studies with a concentration in Interpersonal Communications. She and her husband are parents of a two-year old boy, Leo. Amanda enjoys playing competitive tennis, completing DIY projects for their very own “Fixer Upper”, and community outreach activities through their church. Seemingly she stays very busy but is always sure to make time for family fun.

September 15, 2020

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