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ePortfolios Based on Competency Models: Connecting Academia to the Workplace and Back (Porto and Thompson, 2017)
Expanding Student Success: A Primer on Competency-Based Education from Kindergarten Through Higher Education (NGA, 2015)
Faculty and Staff Roles and Responsibilities in the Design and Delivery of Competency-Based Programs: A C-BEN Snapshot
Faculty supporting and developing a CBE program â€“ strategies implemented at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Fit for Purpose: Taking the Long View on Systems Change and Policy to Support Competency Education (iNACOL, 2018)
From policy to practice, How competency-based education is evolving in New Hampshire (Freeland, 2014)
FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals Dec. 2015 – Competency-based and Direct Assessment Programs
The future we’ve all been talking about — waves of automation, massive employment churn, dire need for upskilling and reskilling — is here. But we’ve yet to build a next generation education model that’s up to the challenge of serving today’s working learners and closing the gap between education and career. To gear up, we need a better way to define, measure, and talk about learning, and competencies give us that language. This paper illustrates how competencies are essential to enabling the agile work-learn model that learners and our country need to thrive.