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What’s New in Competency-Based Higher Education?

May 5, 2017 by

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The Journal of Competency-Based Education 

A new issue of The Journal of Competency-Based Education has been released. New articles include:

  1. Designing quality into direct-assessment competency-based education
  2. “Right on the money”: CBE student satisfaction and post graduation outcomes
  3. Editorial
  4. Competency-based education as a force for equity
  5. Student success and retention using new definitions created for nonterm, direct assessment CBE

Education Dive reports: A report recently published in the Journal of Competency-Based Education shows CBE programs remain popular among older, “nontraditional” students who already have work experience, with just 10% of undergrads at CBE institutions under the age of 25. For more on the kinds of students most likely to enroll, read this article from eCampus News.

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