The Association of American Colleges and Universities is today announcing a new project to work with state systems and individual colleges and universities so that faculty members and state system leaders and assessment experts can test ways to assure that students demonstrate achievement of key competencies. Funds for the program come from the Lumina Foundation for Education, and the project represents a beta test of Lumina's Degree Qualifications Profile.
The state systems in the new effort are in California, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Oregon, Utah, Wisconsin and Virginia.
- Effort to define degree-level skills and knowledge makes slow, steady progress
- Lumina-funded group seeks to lead conversation on competency-based education
- Competency-based education heats up with new entrants
- 'Tuning' College Degrees
- WICHE transfer passport is based on proficiency rather than credits
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