[Webinar] Non-Credit Learning: Reimagined | June 10, 2021 | D2L
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On Demand

Non-Credit Learning: Reimagined

Duration: 1 hour
Presenters:
  • Kenneth Chapman - Vice President of Market Research, D2L
  • Jessica Scott - Director of PowerEd, Athabasca University

Description

There is a growing need to upskill the workforce, future-proof organizations, and make investments in professional development. Some argue that the key to accomplishing these goals is to enable continuous learning and encourage lifelong learning. Of course, the concepts sound simple, but how do they translate into our reality?

Join us on June 10, 2021, at 2pm ET, as Kenneth Chapman, VP of market research at D2L, chats with Jessica Scott, director of PowerEd at Athabasca University, to explore how Athabasca implemented a robust non-credit learning system called PowerEd. Learn how Athabasca is using D2L’s Brightspace platform to:

  • Work toward learning innovation
  • Create a modern, learner-centric experience with insights directly from the students
  • Deliver micro-credentials to adult learners and support partnerships with the workforce

Limited seats remain. Learn how your institution can tap into the world of continuing education and workforce development.

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Jessica Butts Scott, MBA headshot

Jessica Butts Scott, MBA

Director, PowerEDTM, Athabasca University
More about Jessica

Jessica Butts Scott, MBA

Director, PowerEDTM, Athabasca University

Jessica Butts Scott is the Director of award-winning PowerEDTM by Athabasca University-Canada’s Online University. PowerEDTM is an entrepreneurial unit that provides power for businesses who need custom-fit skills to lift-up their people and results. The PowerEDTM team is pushing the boundaries of digital learning through enriched, on-demand micro-credentials with experiential elements including: immersive experiences, interactive 3D simulated learning, podcasts, docuseries, AI-NLP simulations and more.

Jessica has held progressive roles at Athabasca University since joining the organization, including Director, Partnerships and Student Recruitment and Manager, Corporate Partnerships. Previously, Jessica worked for the NHL team, Edmonton Oilers where she pioneered a strategic position focused on developing the organization’s digital media strategy to drive revenue and partnerships. Prior to moving to Edmonton in 2008, Jessica worked for Viacom/MTV Networks in Chicago, Illinois where she led cable and digital media distribution partnerships and negotiations with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon Fios, and was responsible for a 15-state territory and led a winning sales team.

A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, Jessica earned her MBA from Athabasca University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Jessica is currently earning her Doctorate in Distance and Digital Education (EdD) from Athabasca University.

Instilled in her from childhood, the importance of women earning an education – Jessica is passionate about women having access to and achieving an education to enable independence, self-reliance and making important contributions to society.

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Kenneth Chapman

Vice President of Market Research, D2L
More about Kenneth

Kenneth Chapman

Vice President of Competitive Intelligence, D2L

Part of D2L’s early team, Kenneth is responsible for D2L’s advisory board program, which involves working with top executives, administrators, and educational leaders across the company’s customer base. He is also responsible for analyst and thought leader relations, acting as an advisor to D2L’s senior executives and product leadership group on behalf of the institutions D2L serves. Deeply passionate about the connection between technology and learning, Kenneth strives to identify how the changing edtech landscape can help educators transform learner experience.

Check out the full Reimagining Teaching and Learning series here

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