UT System brings credentialing to students

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
October 13th, 2016

Updated learning platform will feature real-time feedback and personalized student support

TEx system

The University of Texas System is updating its technology learning platform to one that features an online marketplace of courses and credentials, real-time feedback and personalized student support services.

UT System’s Institute for Transformational Learning will work with Salesforce and, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, to help establish the 2.0 version of TEx (Total Educational Experience).

TEx will fall under the Institute for Transformational Learning’s portfolio of initiatives that aim to leverage new technologies and innovative programs to benefit students. That portfolio has been dubbed UTx.

Through the collaboration with Salesforce and, UTx’s team, which includes instructional designers and technology experts, will develop software and digital tools that support students on their academic and professional journeys and increase student success.

(Next page: How students will leverage digital portfolios)

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