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Announcing the CEANY 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop 
($59.99)This workshop is not included in the price of your Conference registration!
It will be an optional add-on during your main registration, or you can register for it separately if you cannot attend the rest of the conference. 

Title: De-Mystifying Micro-Credentialing

Topic: Micro-credentials are small, skills-based programs that are designed to meet the needs of an ever-changing workforce. Micro-credentials result in a digital credential, such as a digital badge, that is embedded with rich information allowing the stakeholder (a potential employer, for example) to see what criteria was met, and how the competencies can be applied.

This workshop provides tools and resources for developing a micro-credentialing strategy that is appropriate for your institution. We will engage in discussions and activities that will prepare you to-

-          Communicate the benefits of micro-credentials and digital badges

-          Design purposeful micro-credential programs

-          Develop a review/approval process

-          Create a business model

-          Create credit to non-credit pathways


Presenter: Anne Reed is Director of Micro-Credentials and Digital Badges at the University at Buffalo (UB). She developed a process to propose, review, develop, and implement new micro-credential programs at the university. Her background is in instructional design, and prior to her current position she has served as an instructional designer for the Graduate School of Education at UB, and as Program Manager for Open SUNY. She is also co-founder of the Meaningful Gamification Academy (MeGa). Her research interests include gamification in higher education, and the use of digital badges as alternative credentials. Anne is currently pursuing a PhD in Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning.

When:             Wednesday, November 6, 2019

                        9:00 a.m - 12:00pm, EST

If you are arriving early, or driving in the night before, this is a great personalized professional development opportunity to attend that will be worth taking back to your workplace! 



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