Presentation: Bringing Talent to Opportunity – Everywhere
Presenter: Dr. Marni Baker Stein, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Western Governors University.
Tracks: Plenary, (Online Student Support, Online Admin/Leadership, Online Instructional Designer, Online Faculty)
DAY 1: Monday, February 22, 2021
11:00AM – 12:00PM
The current business climate is defined by disruption, automation, economic shocks, and globalization. Every sector of the economy is under pressure for rapid innovation. More than ever, CEOs realize their biggest barrier to success is having the right skill sets to evolve with the market and address complex challenges.
Western Governors University’s personalized approach to competency-based learning and groundbreaking work on the technology to support a skills-based achievement record present powerful, extensible models for addressing higher education’s alignment with critical workforce needs and career pathways.
This presentation will dive into the WGU model’s critical components, detailing what we are learning and what is still challenging as we seek to ready learners to thrive in the future of work.