Resource Library

Browse these resources to develop a competency-based education program at your institution, help you lead CBE at the programmatic, institutional, or state-system level, or learn about the latest CBE research, design models, and best practices.

Key C-BEN Resources

Below you will find our most downloaded CBE guides and resources.

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs: User's Guide

Quality Framework for Competency-Based Education Programs: User's Guide

The CBE Story A Strategic Storytelling Toolkit

The CBE Story A Strategic Storytelling Toolkit

C-BEN Employer Engagement Best Practices Toolkit

C-BEN Employer Engagement Best Practices Toolkit

Partners in a new Learning Model: Competency-Based Education and Credit for Prior Learning

Partners in a new Learning Model: Competency-Based Education and Credit for Prior Learning

Designing with Equity in Mind

Designing with Equity in Mind: An Action Toolkit for Competency-Based Education

In rural Maine, a university eliminates most Fs in an effort to increase graduation rates (Feinberg, 2018)

Implementation of competency-based curriculum: College of Philosophy, Universidad Nacional del Este, Paraguay (Pereira de Vallejos, Morel and Tusing, 2017)

Here’s How Western Governors U. Aims to Enroll a Million Students (Blumenstyk, 2018)

Great Jobs, Great Lives — Gallup Study of Recent Western Governors University Alumni (WGU, 2018)

Giving CBE a Jumpstart: Stories of Institutional Progress on CBE from the Jumpstart Initiative (CAEL, 2016)

Competency-Based Education at the Doctoral Level: Perspectives from the Fielding Experience

Competency-based Education & Assessment: The Excelsior Experience

Best Practices in Competency-Based Education: Lessons from Three Colleges (Sinclair Community College, Austin Community College, and Broward College)