Historically, there’s often been a firewall between credit and noncredit programs. How are these boundary lines changing?
The US Department of Education is seeking to foster innovation by creating more permeability between those boundaries. For example, the department is encouraging collaboration between for-profit coding programs and universities, even allowing coding program students to qualify for financial aid. There is also a great deal of innovation with credentialing over multiple platforms, allowing students in both credit and noncredit programs to earn credentials that can boost their career.