Podcast: Credentials vs. Degrees: How Much Clout?

Katie Lynch-Holmes, Principal Strategic Consultant at Ellucian, an education technology solutions provider, discusses research on the value of the degree relative to credentials and what it will be valued in the future.

“What we have seen is that the future of higher ed and the future of lifelong learning is building that degree and building that microlearning on top of that as well,” Lynch-Holmes explains.

Listen to the podcast here.

This podcast is created and produced by higher education experts Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn.  Selingo, a FutureEd senior fellow and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, is special advisor and professor of practice at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities. Horn is chief strategy officer for the Entangled Group, an education investment firm,  and a senior partner at Entangled Solutions, an education consulting company.  Selingo and Horn can be contacted here. Future U is supported by the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership, a partnership between Arizona State University and Georgetown University, and by Entangled Solutions.