Hot Ideas

Hot Ideas
Aug 10, 2016
Traditional colleges including Northeastern University and Bellevue College are entering the coding boot camp market by partnering with boot camp providers or by creating their own programs.

Archive

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

Lipscomb University shows what competency-based education can look like in its blended form, both in-person and at a liberal arts college.

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. 

March 27, 2014

Using big data to improve completion rates, and also to give realistic indicators of how both students and instructors are performing. 

March 11, 2014

A California city makes a pitch for a new engineering campus at the American Council on Education's annual meeting.

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 21, 2014

Competency-based education is gaining steam, but questions remain about which forms the U.S. Department of Education will back.

December 12, 2013

Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.

October 8, 2013

UniversityNow signs up more than 1,000 students for low-cost, competency-based degree programs without the lure of federal financial aid. 

September 19, 2013

Seven states partner up to ensure that student veterans earn college credit for service, while also calling for help from ACE and the Pentagon.

Pages

Back to Top