AlamoONLINE Releases Insight Series on Micro-Credentials




AlamoONLINE has released an Insight Series, looking at early results on its journey to elevate training options since introducing micro-credentials into the M8体育APP.

This six-part series tells AlamoONLINE’s story of exploration, innovation and learning. The series documents and shares findings, success and opportunities for improvement. 

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, 证书, or other offerings delivered 100% online from the district’s five colleges: 东北湖景学院, 西北维斯塔学院, 帕洛阿尔托学院, 圣安东尼奥学院, 和圣. 菲利普的大学.

In 2021, AlamoONLINE expanded its services to include micro-credentialing to enhance students' educational experiences and strengthen each college’s capacity to deliver premier, quality digital learning experiences for students. 

As the largest provider of education and training in South Texas, it was incumbent on us to provide an expanded set of credentials of value to our region and, in support of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Talent Strong TX,”医生说。. Mike Flores, 阿拉莫大学 Chancellor. “通过这项工作, the 阿拉莫大学 has become a national thought and practice leader in micro-credentials.”

Now - AlamoONLINE is sharing the findings from their work with a district-wide design team in the hope others can benefit from their time and investment in scaling micro-credentials. 

“AlamoONLINE is focused on deeper engagement with employers and our 大学 through this project to address talent pipeline needs,”医生说。. 路加福音道登, Chief Online Learning Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor for the M8体育APP. “We are eager to share our story and learnings with our community and others in this space. Our hope is to learn with and from others as we continue to re envision how to help more working learners upskill and improve their social and economic mobility.”

Each 2-3 page brief shares the opportunity driving each area, how AlamoONLINE has pivoted to better reach and serve learners, a key learning insight and a how-to guide for how others can take a similar approach. 

  • Micro-Credentials and Digital Badges: 对技能的需求 
  • Micro-Pathways: 通往高要求工作的途径
  • 数字营销: 找到M8体育APP的目标人群
  • Learner-Centered Design and Personas: 了解学习者
  • Badge Practitioner Community of Practice: 教师思想领导
  • 先前学习学分: 集合所有类型的学习

在此下载见解简报: http://www.阿拉莫.edu/microcredentials-briefs/