Charla Long's presentation on how Lipscomb University has been using badges to reimagine credentialing and prior learning assessment for their liberal arts college. Call notes: http://bit.ly/CCSept17
Text of Lipscomb University Badges
1. Badges: They Arent Just for Scouts Anymore!
2. E Our Badge Journey mployers seeking new solutions Spend $126 billion on T&D or $1,200 per employee Another $20 billion on tuition reimbursement Yet, employers report dissatisfaction Only 7% believe higher education does excellent job in preparing students for the workplace 84% say underprepared for the workplace St udents influenced by gaming industry Pu sh toward competency-based education
3. What are Competencies? Every workplace role is, at the simplest level, a collection of competencies. Every role has a unique competency combination. Every role requires different levels of competence. Focus is on whats needed to be successful in that role.
4. How are Competencies Used in Workplace?
5. Competency Levels of Mastery ot every role needs every competency; ifferent roles may require differing levels of proficiency within a particular competency; erformance indicators suggest behaviors for each level; and ompetence can be mapped against a employee pipeline.
6. Pipeline Equivalent Proficiency Level Description of Competency Proficiency Strategic Leader 4 Master/Guru Demonstrates mastery of competency and is capable of mentoring & coaching others in its application. Functional Manager 3 Exceptional/Exp ert Demonstrates expert application of competency and is capable of coaching others in its application. First Level Supervisor 2 Accomplished Practitioner Demonstrates advanced competence and is capable of modeling this competency for others. Individual Contributor 1 Basic/Elementa ry Possesses the fundamental knowledge, skills, and motivations needed for this competency, can consistently apply this competency. 0 Inadequate Falls short of the knowledge, skills, and motivations needed in this competency for role. Development is needed to reach required standard.
7. 41 Key Polaris Competency Model Competencies Includes expandable competencies like Functional/Technical Expertise, Organization Knowledge, Industry Knowledge, Technology Savvy 7 Categories Communication Conceptual Contextual Interpersonal Leadership Management Personal
8. E-Credential Badges
9. Badging Ecosystem Enables Customization ike with employer, customize programs by picking and choosing category, competency, and level of mastery Data-driven Science & art
10. Don Badging Ecosystem Empowers t have to be degree seekers Purc Learners hase one module and earn a badge Infra structure to reinforce additional module purchases and to increase badges acquired Curr ently offer 164 different badges with more being added every day Badg e value (in terms of credit) varies
11. Competency Report with Badges ual transcript lectronic access mbed into various social media platforms
12. Direct Service Worker (DSW) Badge Customization Example #1
13. Direct Service Worker (DSW) Badge Customization Example #1
14. Direct Service Worker (DSW) Badge Customization Example #2
15. Direct Service Worker (DSW) Badge Customization Example #2
16. QUESTIONS? Dr. Charla Long, Dean firstname.lastname@example.org 615/966-2501