Honoring Leadership in Credentialing and CBE Initiatives

In recognition for his contributions to advance the work of Digital Credentialing and Competency-Based Education (CBE) Initiatives, Dr. Jon Mott, Chief Learning Officer of Learning Objects, was awarded a 2016 Leadership Award from the IMS Global Learning Consortium. “Wow! Honored and humbled. Love this community!” said Mott. Read the announcement “Dr. Jon Mott of Learning Objects Honored by IMS Global for Leadership in CBE” to learn more about how winners were selected and to see the full list of recipients.

5.8 million students are now enrolled in online courses, an increase of 263% over the last 12 years. Explore the 2016 Higher Education Learning Landscape infographic to learn more about the topics and trends currently driving online learning.

With data from the Department of Education, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently released a chart capturing the complexity of the higher education landscape. Check out the article, “This chart tells a fascinating story about higher education” to see who attends college and how they learn.

Higher Ed leaders from across the country say focusing on academic realignment, being forward-thinking, and increased marketability of grads are key to the future success of U.S. colleges.

AAC&U survey found that general-education redesign has grown as a priority since 2008. The University of Buffalo and University of Virginia are undertaking reforms to foster greater cohesive learning on campus.


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