The American Council on Education’s fall edition of the The Presidency highlights competency education. The articles include:
- A Question of Competency explores the question of how we define competency education and its implications.
- Time and Money: How Financial Aid Fits into the CBE Equation explains how federal financial aid policy is reinforcing time-based structures of traditional higher education.
- Competency-Based Education Is Not the “New MOOC” argues that competency-education will have staying power for six reasons: cost-saving, meets students needs, high faculty engagement, rapid expansion and employer demand
- Infographic: What Competency-Based Education Looks Like attempts to clarify the differences in approaches based on educational model, faculty role, learning support, technology, typical students and fee structure.
- By the Numbers: Classroom Optional: What Americans Think About Competency-Based Education highlights Lumina Foundation and Gallup. 2013. America’s Call for Higher Education Redesign: The 2012 Lumina Foundation Study of the American Public’s Opinion on Higher Education.
- A Traditional, Liberal Arts, Competency-Based Education by L. Randolph Lowry, president of Lipscomb University explores why we are going to see much greater diversity in approaches in higher education.