On Tuesday, May 7, Martin Kurzweil is speaking on “Alternatives to College Degrees: Testing, Badging, and Microcredentials” at the Education Writers Association National Seminar in Baltimore.  The session will run from 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm. Martin will be joined on the panel by Danielle Goonan, Walmart Foundation and Van Ton-Quinlivan, Institute for the Future. Sydney Johnson from EdSurge is moderating the discussion. For more information, and to register, please see the EWA website.

About the panel:

Americans looking for an edge in the hiring race are seeking credentials such as certificates or badges as alternatives to associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. Learn about the boom in these alternatives, the research on their effectiveness (or lack thereof), and how employers are (or aren’t) using them.