Speaking Engagement

Higher Education Associations Supporting Credential Transparency

October 27, 2020

Many associations and institutions are supporting credential transparency by using open-source metadata standards. The Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL) communicates clear, comparable, persistent information about credentials, including competencies, pathways, quality assurance, transfer credit, and career opportunities.

Outcomes: Understand the complexity of credentialing ecosystems and why credential transparency is important * Understand the value of using CTDL open-source metadata standards to describe credentials and competencies * Be ready to utilize resources for credential transparency, including resources for publishing credential and competency data

This session will be presented by Deb Everhart, Credential Engine, and Louis Soares, American Council on Education (ACE).