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If you’re interested in learning more about a getting your degree online, feel free to give us a call (1-877-437-8175) or email (OnlineAdmissions@cuw.edu) our admissions team.

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Courses, Learning Modules, and Technical Questions

For technical questions about Courses or Learning Modules, please reach out to Thomas Davila (Thomas.Davila@cuw.edu).

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Partner Questions

If your company would like to collaborate with us on innovative approaches to programming and action-oriented results for our communities, contact us today.

Christy Call
Director of Community Outreach and Innovation,
262-243-2148
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Questions & Answers

General

Digital badges, sometimes called open badges, are credentials that can displayed, reviewed, and shared online. Sometimes referred to as digital micro-credentials, they are awarded when a person demonstrates knowledge, competency, or skill in a specific area or with a specific task. The badge image carries data about who issued the badge, as well as exactly what was accomplished to earn the badge.

Digital badging is still an emerging area, but more and more employers are learning about them. While many employers may not ask specifically to see your digital badge portfolio, they will be interested in seeing the specific skills you’ve mastered as evidenced by the digital badges displayed on your personal website or LinkedIn page. It has been suggested that at some point digital credentials may replace resumes!

Academies

Some of our Academies offer digital badges upon completion of the learning experience. We also have Academies that offer the opportunity to do an additional assignment to earn a digital badge.
Some learning experiences have assignment review, in which case yes, someone will be reviewing submissions. But unless otherwise stated in the experience, assignments are completed on your own for your personal enrichment and not reviewed.
This varies with the length of the program. Digital badges are normally issue almost immediately after the criteria are met. Formal, printed certificates can take up to 6 weeks after program completion.
For digital badges, you will receive an email with instructions on how to accept and share your digital badge. Certificates can sometimes be printed on your own, or a formal certificate can be mailed to the current address you’ve provided. CEUs normally appear on your Concordia Continuing Education transcript, which can be accessed through the Registrar’s office. You can reach them by email at registrar@cuw.edu or by phone at 262-243-4345.

Email Courses

You will receive emails guiding you through each lesson in your course sent to the email address you used when you registered. Expect to receive these about every other day. The emails will contain links to all of the course information.
Don’t worry, we have copies of your email course in our system. Please send a message to continuing.education@cuw.edu with the subject line "EMAIL COURSE SUPPORT". Please describe the problem and include your full name and email address.
Sometimes emails go to SPAM folders. Please check your junk mail folder first. If there’s nothing there, send a message to continuing.education@cuw.edu with the subject line "EMAIL COURSE SUPPORT". Please describe the problem and include your full name and email address.
Email courses, unless explicitly stated, do not award any badges, certificates or credentials.

Webinars

If you missed a live webinar, many of our webinars are recorded and can be viewed on this site by searching "Webinars".
Our webinars offer great information, but no credentials at this time. However, if you are looking for ways to earn credentials, like digital badges, please check out these other offerings by Concordia.

MOOCs

Some of our MOOC content is archived and available for free on demand.
Some MOOCs that are live use peer review, instructor review, or both. Others have assignments that are completed on your own without review. For MOOCs that are no longer live, any work you do during the learning experience would be for your personal enrichment and not reviewed.