New kinds of transcripts are all the rage. Institutions are experimenting with transcripts that provide a more comprehensive record of a student’s accomplishments and proficiencies as a better way to demonstrate the value of a higher education to parents, business, and government. Various community colleges, universities, and third party vendors described a variety of approaches to such a record. Five different approaches stood out: A Developmental Record, A 21st Century Literacy Record, A Co-curricular Transcript,  A competency-based Transcript, and A Universal Transcript. Read more >>