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What’s New in Competency-Based Higher Ed?

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Author(s): Natalie Slocum

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Learn Lessons from the Field

Screen Shot 2014-08-30 at 7.22.41 AMTwo New Reports

Thought Leadership

  • How should liberal arts schools think about competency education, and where should technology fit into this discussion? Joshua Kim shares insights in this op-ed.
  • To maximize success in competency-based IHE, William Ryan proposes a strong focus on retention: institutions must consider how to minimize as many barriers to completion as possible.

Webinar Series

Below is a competency-based education for community colleges webinar series, hosted by CBEinfo:

  • Tuesday, February 2, 3:00 p.m. ET: Retention Issues. Register here.
  • Tuesday, March 1, 3:00 p.m. ET: Delivering a CBE Program. Register here.
  • Tuesday, April 5, 3:00 p.m. ET: Regulatory Issues. Register here.
  • Tuesday, May 3, 3:00 p.m. ET: Sustainability Challenges. Register here.

FYI: If you miss the webinars, you can access the recorded archives here.

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