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CompetencyWorks, Report

The Art and Science of Designing Competencies

Authors: Chris Sturgis

Organizations: CompetencyWorks

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Create Balanced Systems of Assessments

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The Art and Sciences of Designing Competencies paper discusses how innovators in competency education develop competencies. Often this is referred to as a tuning process or reengineering process – mapping from what we want students to know and be able to do all the way backwards to the choices for curricular tasks and assessments.

This paper provides insights into the orientation and processes that innovators use in designing competencies. Download your version of this report now and explore the reengineering process of developing competencies.