Microcredentials as Catalysts for Change

Top of Mind: Microcredentials as Catalysts for Change

As I have stated elsewhere, I like to think of myself as something of a skeptic. The healthy skepticism I aim to practice is governed by years of academic training and research and informed by years of professional experience in higher education information technology. Skepticism avoids the pitfalls of black-and-white thinking that technology will either […]

The Futures of Continuing Education

Top of Mind: The Futures of Continuing Education

Continuing education is experiencing something of a renaissance. In the years immediately preceding the pandemic, continuing education programs were already seeing significant growth as corporate demand for workforce training, certifications, skills development, and specialization increased. Although higher education enrollments experienced significant declines, especially among community colleges, interest in and demand for continuing education did not […]

The Power and Value of Building a Comprehensive Learner Record

Top on Mind Podcast: The Power and Value of Building a Comprehensive Learner

Is a transcript the best way to truly reflect a student’s academic learning experience? Temple University’s registrar Bhavesh Bambhrolia believes that while the traditional transcript is safe and secure; it is limiting in communicating a student’s growth and development from a cumulative experience. In this Top of Mind episode, Bambhrolia gives listeners a glimpse into […]