Credentials Confusion: A Call For Uniformity in Practice and Terminology

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Credentials Confusion: A Call For Uniformity in Practice and Terminology

Credentials Confusion: A Call For Uniformity in Practice and Terminology

Insights from a June 2023 Survey aimed at determining if the terms for various credentials, referred to as innovative credentials in this report, are defined and used differently based on their institutional context.View PDF

Insights from a June 2023 Survey aimed at determining if the terms for various credentials, referred to as innovative credentials in this report, are defined and used differently based on their institutional context.

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Unless otherwise noted in a specific report, the AACRAO member institution size, type and control categories are based on the following definitions and sources: 
The enrollment value used to delineate the institution's size category is defined as full-time enrollment plus 1/3 of part-time enrollment and is based on the enrollment reported by the institution to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). 
Institution type and control values are also defined by and verified through NCES criteria.