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Organizations

164
Total Organizations
164
All organizations in the system
107
The resource being described offers other resources.
89
The sector that contains privately-owned organizations that operate on a non-profit basis.
60
An independent, third-party organization that operates a certification program. A certification body may or may not be governmental, and may or may not have regulatory authority.
58
An agent that accredits the described resource.
49
An organization such as a college or university: (1) whose sole purpose is to provide postsecondary education defined as the provision of a formal instructional program whose curriculum is designed primarily for students who are beyond the compulsory age for high school and (2) has the authority to award degrees. This includes programs whose purpose is academic, vocational, and continuing professional education.
48
The sector that contains government and quasi-government organizations.
FEIN
47
A Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) for identifying organizations, persons, states, government agencies, corporations, and companies.
46
Verifiable representation of the credential holder's credential that is controlled by the credentialing organization.
DUNS
43
The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
37
An organization whose major purpose is to provide education and training services but is not a postsecondary education institution with the authority to award degrees.
37
The resource being described provides revocation service.
36
The resource being described provides renewal service.
36
Verifiable representation of postsecondary courses and degrees that is controlled by the credentialing organization.
34
Authorized postsecondary institution that primarily offers bachelor or higher degrees, but may also award associate degrees.
OPE ID (FAFSA)
33
An alternative, publicly available and globally unique agent identifier issued by an authoritative entity.
28
A membership organization primarily engaged in promoting the interests of their business members and providing them with services that may involve the provision of education and credentialing services.
27
The sector that contains privately-owned organizations that operate for profit.
23
A membership organization primarily engaged in promoting the interests of a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession, and providing them with services that may involve the provision of education and credentialing services.
IPEDS ID
20
The unique six (6) digit identifier assigned to all institutions that have submitted data to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
19
The resource being described provides accreditation service.
17
External body that performs accreditation, endorsement, approval, and/or recognition of a credential issuer.
14
The resource being described provides recognition service.
12
Primarily offers access to assessments for credentials as a service.
12
Authorized postsecondary institution that primarily offers associate degrees, but may also award higher degrees.
11
An organization that primarily operates online.
11
The resource being described provides approval service.
8
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
8
The resource being described provides regulation service.
6
Verifiable representation of a credential holder’s badge that is controlled by the credentialing organization.
5
An organization in the public sector at the federal, state or local levels.
5
Sells, maintains, and issues credentials for its own products and services for public access and use.
3
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
3
A secondary school that focuses primarily on providing formal preparation for skilled, technical or professional occupations or careers.
2
Quality assurance organization that enforces the legal requirements of the credential, learning resource or assessment.
2
The armed services of a government entity.
1
A secondary school primarily providing education to students at the ninth grade or higher.
154
Organizations who do not have condition manifest(s)
150
Organizations who do not have cost manifest(s)
92
Organizations that DO NOT offer a verification service for their credentials
72
Organizations that offer a verification service for their credentials
50
Organizations that are having Industries.
16
Organizations who have cost manifest(s)
10
Organizations who have condition manifest(s)
10
Organizations that are having subsidiaries
6
Organizations that are having departments

Credentials

4216
Total Credentials
4216
All Credentials in the system
1135
An agent that accredits the described resource.
1069
A credential that designates requisite mastery of the knowledge and skills of an occupation, profession, or academic program.
1012
An award level that normally requires at least 4 but not more than 5 years of full-time equivalent college-level work.
623
An award level that requires the successful completion of a program of study of at least the full-time equivalent of 1 but not more than 2 academic years of work beyond the bachelor's degree.
439
A time-limited, renewable non-degree credential awarded by an authoritative body to an individual or organization for demonstrating the designated knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform a specific job.
417
The resource is intended for the associate degree level or lower-division individuals.
411
An award level that normally requires at least 2 but less than 4 years of full-time equivalent college-level work.
408
The resource is intended for bachelors or upper-division level individuals.
373
The resource is intended for entry level individuals.
371
The resource is intended for the master degree level individuals.
291
The resource is intended for intermediate level individuals.
274
The resource is intended for advanced level individuals.
271
The resource is intended for doctoral level individuals.
266
The resource is intended for postsecondary level individuals.
217
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
171
The resource is intended for secondary (high school) level individuals.
150
A doctoral degree conferred for advanced work beyond the master level, including the preparation and defense of a thesis or dissertation based on original research, or the planning and execution of an original project demonstrating substantial artistic or scholarly achievement.
143
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
118
A credential awarded upon demonstration through apprenticeship of the highest level of skills and performance in industry trades and professions.
104
A badge offered in digital form.
95
An Open Badge is a visual symbol that contains verifiable claims in accordance with the Open Badges specification and is delivered digitally.
89
The highest award level to be earned for postsecondary study.
51
Credentials with a "Is Preparation For" connection to other entities
50
A credential that attests to achievement of a specific knowledge, skill, or competency.
29
A doctoral degree conferred upon completion of a program providing the knowledge and skills for the recognition, credential, or license required for professional practice.
12
A credential earned through work-based learning and postsecondary earn-and-learn models that meet national standards and are applicable to industry trades and professions.
8
A credential awarded by a government agency that constitutes legal authority to do a specific job and/or utilize a specific item, system or infrastructure and are typically earned through some combination of degree or certificate attainment, certifications, assessments, work experience, and/or fees, and are time-limited and must be renewed periodically.
7
Credentials with a "Post-Award Connections (Is Required For)" connection to other entities
6
A credential designed to be displayed as a marker of accomplishment, activity, achievement, skill, interest, association, or identity. Digital Badge (digitalBadge) - A badge offered in digital form. Open Badge (openBadge) An Open Badge is a visual symbol that contains verifiable claims in accordance with the Open Badges specification and is delivered digitally.
5
Credentials with a "Advanced Standing From" connection to other entities
5
Credentials with a "Preparation From" connection to other entities
4
Credentials with a "Advanced Standing For" connection to other entities
1
A award by secondary educational institutions for successfully completion of a course of study.
1
A credential assuring that an organization, program, or awarded credential meets prescribed requirements and may include development and administration of qualifying examinations.
1293
Credentials that are available online
1211
Credentials that are having Condition Profiles.
974
Credentials that are having Occupations.
702
Credentials that are having Duration Profiles.
669
Credentials that are having Industries.
432
Credentials that have Cost Profile(s)
405
Credentials that require at least one learning opportunity
403
Credentials that reference Common Costs
384
Credentials that require at least one assessment
137
Credentials that have process-related information
136
Credentials that have Embedded Credentials.
136
Credentials that are having any competencies.
128
Credentials that reference Common Conditions
120
Credentials that are Is Part Of Other Credentials.
117
Credentials that have verification badges.
82
Credentials that have revocation-related information
18
Credentials that require at least one credential
18
Credentials that recommend at least one learning opportunity
16
Credentials that have Financial Assistance
3
Credentials that recommend at least one assessment
1
Credentials that require at least one competency
1
Credentials that recommend at least one credential

Assessments

403
Total Assessments
403
All Assessments in the system
342
A mix of scored items presented in fixed or open response formats.
241
Online Only
232
In-Person
210
Scored based on a comparison to defined criteria and levels of performance.
187
Assessment of learning at the end of an instructional unit to determine whether some established standard or benchmark has been achieved.
115
Formal and informal assessment procedures conducted during the learning process to support intentional modification in teaching and learning activities in order to improve learner attainment.
115
Scored based on a comparison to a distribution of performance in a reference population.
91
A demonstration or performance that is usually assessed while the performance is taking place or as recorded for assessment purposes after the performance.
5
A work or product created to be persistent in some medium.
3
Blended Learning
2
An agent that accredits the described resource.
2
Quality assurance organization that enforces the legal requirements of the credential, learning resource or assessment.
1
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
1
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
264
Assessments that have Duration Profile(s)
210
Assessments that have Cost Profile(s)
169
Assessments that are available online
128
Assessments that assess competencies
123
Assessments that have process-related information
115
Assessments that are having Instructional Program Classification
113
Assessments that are having Common Costs
1
Assessments that are having Financial Assistance

Learning Opportunities

297
Total Learning Opportunities
297
All Learning Opportunities in the system
183
In-Person
180
The primary method is presentation by an instructor of learning material and may include student discussion.
77
Online Only
34
Blended Learning
26
Provides learning opportunities in the context of real world examples, cases, and applications.
23
Hands-on individual or group experiences for applied learning concepts and methods, procedures and protocols with equipment and technologies.
21
Delivery of learning material via one-way broadcast or storage media that take advantage of electronic technology or any other medium that requires electricity or digital encoding of information.
19
The primary method is active student discussion leading to advancement of the topic and facilitated by an instructor.
9
Provides for personalization and flexibility in the timing and progression of learning for individual learners based on their preferences and needs, prior learning experiences, and ability to progress through learning opportunities.
9
Provides real-world work experiences that may be paid or unpaid and provided in group or individual formats normally outside the classroom.
5
Pronouncement of a favorable judgment by the agent being referenced.
1
An agent that accredits the described resource.
1
The agent being referenced acknowledges the validity of the described resource.
154
Learning Opportunities that are available online
99
Learning Opportunities that have Duration Profile(s)
51
Learning Opportunities that teach competencies
50
Learning Opportunities that have Cost Profile(s)
17
Learning Opportunities that are having Instructional Program Classification
7
Learning Opportunities that are having Common Conditions
5
Learning Opportunities that are having Common Costs
2
Learning Opportunities that are having Financial Aid

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