Archive for July 11th, 2012

Competency Based Education Has Challenges And Opportunities

July 11th, 2012

Students, educators, employers, and policymakers alike are beginning to embrace competency-based education models that measure what students know and not just credit completion. Competency can come from work experience, and not  from  course based credits.  Competency-based education has the potential to transform standards of higher education, keeping students competitive in the global workforce. On June 7 policy experts and leaders from institutions pioneering competency-based education participated in a CAP event exploring the opportunities and challenges of this educational model.
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