Competency-based learning

Competency-based learning

Mar 02, 2022
Workforce Talent Educators Association wants to recognize, and conceivably accredit, institutions for how successfully they prepare students for work.

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July 23, 2014
The U.S. Education Department opens the door to more tests with competency-based education, which could help set a new regulatory framework. 
May 12, 2014
Sally Johnstone and Thad Nodine describe what Western Governors University has learned as it works on new competency-based programs with 11 community colleges.
May 6, 2014
Southern New Hampshire University's College for America rolls out competency-based bachelor's degrees students can earn for $10,000 or less.
April 22, 2014
Incoming students in competency-based programs at Lipscomb University spend a long day trying to prove their baseline skills and behavior, with 30 college credits on the line. 
April 22, 2014
Lipscomb University shows what competency-based education can look like in its blended form, both in-person and at a liberal arts college.
March 27, 2014
Competency-based education is not a panacea for the cost and quality crisis facing higher education – but no one is claiming that it is, writes David Schejbal.
March 12, 2014
Rhetoric about ed tech at SXSWedu and ACE meetings is more sober than soaring, as academics and experts talk about how to use emerging models.
February 21, 2014
Competency-based education is gaining steam, but questions remain about which forms the U.S. Department of Education will back.
February 21, 2014
Competency-based education and more "personalized" degree programs offer false promise, writes Amy E. Slaton, and could actually worsen inequality in higher education.
February 14, 2014
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is moving away from grades to competency-style education for all of its academic programs, with an announcement that both drew praise and raised questions.

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