Competency Based Education: Next Big Thing?

Competency-based education appears to be higher education’s “next big thing.” Yet many academics aren’t sure what it is. And that goes double for lawmakers and journalists. A new group is stepping in to try to clear up some of the confusion. Inside Higher Ed

Competency-based education relies heavily on assessments since completion is contingent on demonstration of knowledge. With education transitioning more and more into the online world, maintaining the integrity of these assessments, regardless of the learning environment, is vital. Read more here

 

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