The Demise of the Bachelors Degree: Explore Alternatives to Ensure Your University's Survival (EDU389L)

Presented By: Charlene Talbot-Paul
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Event Details
  • Pre-recorded Webinar
  • 60 minutes
  • Wed, March 21, 2018
Event Description

Incorporate Alternative Competency-Based Credentials to Improve Outcomes in Your Institution

“For too long a college degree has been pushed as the only avenue for a better life,” Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, “We need to embrace new pathways of learning.” The bachelor’s degree is no longer the only viable pathway to a better life. Emerging credentials and alternative pathways can be seen as the demise of colleges and universities. However, there is an alternative.

In this session, expert speaker Charlene Talbot-Paul will present strategies for colleges and universities to embrace the shift towards competency based vs. degree based credentials. Charlene will explore alternative pathways to the college degree and provide strategies that colleges and universities can embrace to incorporate these alternatives and improve outcomes. You will learn about the benefits from the disruption. The session will provide concrete strategies for incorporating alternative credentials which will attract a different type of student – one that persists and graduates.

Session Highlights

  • Current trends driving the demise of the college degree as the path to a better life
  • What the alternative pathways to a degree are
  • Why these alternatives are not disruptive but beneficial
  • Strategies for embracing these pathways into your program offerings
  • The benefits of embracing alternative pathways to the degree: improved enrollment, retention and completion

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  • College administrators and leaders in enrollment, transfer credit, policy

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About Our Speaker(s)

Charlene Talbot-Paul
Charlene Talbot-Paul is a dynamic speaker and has over 12 years of experience in higher education. She has served as the Director of Business Development at the American Council on Education (ACE), the nation's largest and most visible association representing all sectors of higher education, where she led the internat... More info