What are Micro-Credentials?
Micro-Credentials are like mini-degrees or certifications in a specific topic area. They can either be broad or specific and they provide educators an opportunity to focus on specific skills in certain areas of discipline.
How are Micro-Credentials earned?
Earning a micro-credential is like taking a shortened version of a college course. Dominican University of California offers all of its micro-credentials online. To earn a Micro-Credential (badge), you may have to:
- Complete assignments or papers
- Present samples of work on the subject area
- Pass assessments or skill tests
- Display application of knowledge in a classroom setting
Earning a micro-credential typically takes three to four weeks, but some can take up to nine months, depending on the skill being developed and expectations of the course.
|Dominican University of California offers the following Micro-Credentials. Click on each one to learn more.||Badge|
|Examining the Teacher Leadership Skills Framework table template|
|Engaging Adult Learners|
|Data Informed Decision Making|
|Designing a Professional Learning Plan|
|Implementation of the Professional Learning Plan|
|Teacher Leader as Reflective Practitioner|