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Education beyond a degree®
Implementing a Competency-based
Professional Development Program with
Digital Credentials
Toni ...
Education beyond a degree®
Agenda
o Welcome
o What is competency-based education?
o Implementing competency-based
Professi...
Education beyond a degree®
Welcome
o The Professional Development Center
o Mission:
We design unique, context-based,
compe...
Education beyond a degree®
What is Competency-based
Professional Development ?
o Competency-based Professional Development...
Education beyond a degree®
Competency-based education
elsewhere
o University of Michigan
o “You will learn through doing r...
Education beyond a degree®
Competency-based Professional
Development
o Strives to deliver the skills needed by industry in...
Education beyond a degree®
Implementing Competency-based
Professional Development courses
o Determine real-life applicatio...
Education beyond a degree®
Examples
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
Examples
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
Industry-experienced Instructors
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws ...
Education beyond a degree®
Course Assessment
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
Course Assessment
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
Digital Credentials
o What are they?
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright L...
Education beyond a degree®
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
Digital Credentials
o What are they?
o An assessment mechanism that are housed and
managed onli...
Education beyond a degree®
Digital Badges: Unlocking Two
Million Better Futures - CGI America
2013
https://www.youtube.com...
Education beyond a degree®
Headlines
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
Headlines
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
Digital Badges, a New Currency for
Professional Credentials
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A30...
Education beyond a degree®
How they work
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
How they work
o Professionals can share their earned digital credential on
their email signatur...
Education beyond a degree®
Implementing Digital
Credentials
Questions to ask before you begin:
o What marketable skills, k...
Education beyond a degree®
CSU’s Digital Credentials
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
2...
Education beyond a degree®
Professional Examination Service
(ProExam)
o Founded in 1941 as the testing arm of the
American...
Education beyond a degree®
ProExam Vault
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
ProExam Vault
©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply
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Education beyond a degree®
ProExam Vault
o View my Digital Credentials
Toni's Digital Credentials
©2015 Professional Devel...
Education beyond a degree®
Final Thought
“Competency-based professional development with
digital credentials is education ...
“
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Education beyond a degree®
What questions do
you have?
Toni Paoletta, M.Ed.
Manager, Professional Development Center
C...
Education beyond a degree®
Links
o https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/10/28/competency-based-
education-arrives-thre...
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  1. 1. Education beyond a degree® Implementing a Competency-based Professional Development Program with Digital Credentials Toni Paoletta, M.Ed. Manager, Professional Development Center ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 1
  2. 2. Education beyond a degree® Agenda o Welcome o What is competency-based education? o Implementing competency-based Professional Development courses o What are Digital Credentials o Implementing Digital Credentials ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 2
  3. 3. Education beyond a degree® Welcome o The Professional Development Center o Mission: We design unique, context-based, competency-based professional development programs specific to company needs. Our training is targeted, in-time, and relevant. The content designed is customized to use relevant real-world examples. Through engaged learning we strive to increase learner retention through application which results in a more productive workforce. ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 3
  4. 4. Education beyond a degree® What is Competency-based Professional Development ? o Competency-based Professional Development Model o A competency is a demonstrated ability to perform a particular job or task o Measures learning rather than seat time o Provides engaged learning opportunities that are connected to practice o Assessment aligns to the course’s learning outcomes ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 4
  5. 5. Education beyond a degree® Competency-based education elsewhere o University of Michigan o “You will learn through doing relevant, education- related activities,” he said, “not by sitting through a series of lectures…Rather, the key unit of learning is the professional activity, which in many ways resembles a credit of independent study.” - Larry Gruppen, University of Michigan o University of Wisconsin System ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 5
  6. 6. Education beyond a degree® Competency-based Professional Development o Strives to deliver the skills needed by industry in the immediate and long term o Founded on clear, effective and measurable competencies o Promotes engaged learning opportunities are connected to practice o Integrated assessments measure knowledge, skills and abilities ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 6
  7. 7. Education beyond a degree® Implementing Competency-based Professional Development courses o Determine real-life application & establish measurable outcomes o Course Fact Sheets o Industry-experienced Instructors o Course Assessments ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 7
  8. 8. Education beyond a degree® Examples ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 8
  9. 9. Education beyond a degree® Examples ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 9
  10. 10. Education beyond a degree® Industry-experienced Instructors ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 10
  11. 11. Education beyond a degree® Course Assessment ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 11
  12. 12. Education beyond a degree® Course Assessment ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 12
  13. 13. Education beyond a degree® Digital Credentials o What are they? ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 13
  14. 14. Education beyond a degree® ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 14
  15. 15. Education beyond a degree® Digital Credentials o What are they? o An assessment mechanism that are housed and managed online o Are designed to make visible and validate learning in both formal and informal settings o Hold the potential to help transform where and how learning is valued. o Why do they matter? ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 15
  16. 16. Education beyond a degree® Digital Badges: Unlocking Two Million Better Futures - CGI America 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qq7emqbzcA ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 16
  17. 17. Education beyond a degree® Headlines ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 17
  18. 18. Education beyond a degree® Headlines ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 18
  19. 19. Education beyond a degree® Digital Badges, a New Currency for Professional Credentials https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A30L7NKiIOA ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 19
  20. 20. Education beyond a degree® How they work ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 20
  21. 21. Education beyond a degree® How they work o Professionals can share their earned digital credential on their email signature, LinkedIn profile, Facebook page, website, blog or other platform. o Anyone who views the digital credential may click on it and be brought to a 3rd party verification page. o The 3rd party verifier will confirm the digital credential, the credential earner, when the digital credential was issued, and what the credential qualifies the earner to do. ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 21
  22. 22. Education beyond a degree® Implementing Digital Credentials Questions to ask before you begin: o What marketable skills, knowledge and abilities will come as a result of someone earning the credential? o What evidence proves learners demonstrated these skills, knowledge and abilities? o What criteria or measurement level will be used to determine if the credential should be issued? ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 22
  23. 23. Education beyond a degree® CSU’s Digital Credentials ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 23 Course Badge Certificate Badge What Types of Digital Credentials do we offer?  68 Proficiency Badges  6 Certificates of Achievement
  24. 24. Education beyond a degree® Professional Examination Service (ProExam) o Founded in 1941 as the testing arm of the American Public Health Association, ProExam became an independent, not-for-profit entity 30 years later, focused on taking a personalized, flexible and insightful approach to meeting the needs of a broad spectrum of credential sponsors. o http://www.proexam.org/ o ProExam Vault ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 24
  25. 25. Education beyond a degree® ProExam Vault ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 25
  26. 26. Education beyond a degree® ProExam Vault ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 26
  27. 27. Education beyond a degree® ProExam Vault o View my Digital Credentials Toni's Digital Credentials ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 27
  28. 28. Education beyond a degree® Final Thought “Competency-based professional development with digital credentials is education that gets recognized…beyond a degree©” – Toni Paoletta ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 28 Thank you for attending!
  29. 29. “ ” Education beyond a degree® What questions do you have? Toni Paoletta, M.Ed. Manager, Professional Development Center Cleveland State University Monte Ahuja College of Business Phone: 216.523.7278 T.Paoletta@csuohio.edu ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 29
  30. 30. Education beyond a degree® Links o https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/10/28/competency-based- education-arrives-three-major-public-institutions o https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2014/09/03/us-approval- wisconsin-competency-based-program o https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/07/23/competency-based- education-gets-boost-education-department o https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/02/21/direct-assessment- and-feds-take-competency-based-education o http://matters.madisoncollege.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/130/Digital %20Badges-Catalysts.pdf o http://www.digitalpromise.org/page/- /dpdocuments/microcredentials/mc_deeperlearning.pdf?nocdn=1 o http://blog.blackboard.com/digital-badges-a-new-currency-for- professional-credentials/ o http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/the_case_for_social_innovation_micr o_credentials ©2015 Professional Development Center All U.S. Copyright Laws Apply 30

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