Credo Education Foundational Skills Solutions
Report student performance on foundational skills by course, program, or campus-wide to support the requirements of accreditation and other stakeholders.
Streamline cross-curriculum data collection by using a single platform for instructor scoring, with all assessments mapped to your learning outcomes.
Align your course assessments with foundational skills and simplify grading of student artifacts in a streamlined platform that connects to your LMS gradebook – all while utilizing data in the near term to adjust your assessment approach
Build foundational skills through authentic learning experiences and get feedback on your progress as you complete course assignments, earning badges or certificates along the way.
Automate Skill Measurement
Your faculty are already teaching and assessing foundational skills in their courses, but capturing the impact consistently and systematically is challenging yet critical. Now you can easily automate data capture and measurement at the sub-skill learning outcome level from course assignments through programmatic capstone projects across the institution, all without disrupting classes.
Paper based scoring and manually combining spreadsheets are a thing of the past. Faculty grade assessments with online rubrics; scoring data simultaneously populates the course LMS gradebook and learning outcome reports.
Reports on student performance at the course, program, or campus level empower your institution to plan for long term change - all while supporting faculty with data to improve their classroom.
Whether supplementing course materials or used for remediation, Credo’s instructional content and learning assessments give students an opportunity to improve foundational skills through scaffolded learning authentic assessments and scenarios engaging multimedia integrated assessments All Credo content is backwards designed from proven standards such as AAC&U VALUE Rubrics, Paul & Elder, ACRL.
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Credo Education aims to provide students and professionals with the tools they need to learn, sharpen, and assess their critical thinking skills. In a world where disreputable sites are taking advantage of people’s reliance on social media for news by posting “fake news,” do you have the critical thinking and information literacy skills needed to Read more about Test Your Ability to Identify Fake News[…]
Forces of technology and exponential information in the new economy have changed how businesses react to the market, putting pressure on employees at all levels to proactively learn in real time and quickly adapt. I recently shared some of my research into what skills the knowledge economy demands, and how these skills can transform the workplace and an Read more about Webinar Recap: Assessment of Skills for the New Economy[…]
Are college graduates prepared for the modern workforce, and whose fault is it if they aren’t? A recent Inside Higher Ed article provided a possible solution to this question in the form of non-college programs–underfunded and incoherently structured of late–that could provide a track for students for whom four year college degrees are not the answer. In a Read more about We Can Improve Graduate Employability Without Rebooting All of Higher Ed[…]
Dr. Sean Gallagher of Northeastern University joined us to explore the intersection of employability and higher ed credentialing in this conversation with Credo Education CEO Mike Sweet. Recent trends in the labor force are beginning to bear data that Sean has analyzed for his recent book, “The Future of University Credentials: New Developments at the Read more about Webinar Recap: The Future of University Credentials[…]
In a world where concerns about the employability of postsecondary graduates is growing for students, parents, and employers, how can higher education best prepare students for future success? Matthew Hora, author of Beyond the Skills Gap, and Mike Sweet, CEO of Credo Education recently discussed the diverse types of skills sought by employers, the role of Read more about Webinar Recap: Bridging the Skills Gap[…]
Credo Education’s foundational skills solutions close core competency gaps Credo Reference, which has partnered with more than 2,500 libraries over the past 16 years to drive more effective and efficient student research activities and information skills instruction, has launched Credo Education. The new subsidiary partners with educational institutions to prepare students for continuous learning and Read more about Credo Reference Expands, Launches New Education Division[…]
One of the ongoing debates in media of late has been whether news outlets should interview people with a track record of overt deception. The argument goes that on the one hand, some of these people are in positions of authority, and that title alone makes them experts of a sort whose views should Read more about A Position of Authority Does Not an Authoritative Source Make[…]
As an increasing percentage of Americans receive their news from social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, scholars are looking at how users think about the information scrolling down their screens. One Stanford University study of students from middle school through college exposed serious critical thinking and information literacy skill deficits at all levels. Pew Read more about Social Media Is Creating A New Emphasis on the Need for Critical Thinking[…]
What has struck me in the past few weeks of watching both our new President and the coach of my beloved New England Patriots interact with the media is how both individuals manage the information that reaches the public. President Trump’s style, for better or worse, is more spontaneous, but he has been called out Read more about Donald Trump and Bill Belichick’s Media Strategies Should Inspire Us to Think Better[…]
The coming year promises to be an eventful one for the future of higher education. Current and prospective students, along with state and federal legislators are applying pressure to colleges to do more to provide an affordable education geared to meet the demands of the modern economic landscape. Here are 3 emerging trends we’re seeing Read more about Education Futurists: 3 Trends to Follow in 2017[…]