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4 critical steps when venturing on the competency-based path - eCampus News

4 critical steps when venturing on the competency-based path - eCampus News | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
A CBE early adopter talks first steps in creating a basic competency-based framework.
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Experts offer new resources for competency-based education - eCampus News

Experts offer new resources for competency-based education - eCampus News | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
Many competency-based education initiatives have already laid extensive groundwork in best practices and definition for institutions interested in CBE.
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Is this the “dark horse” of online education? - eCampus News

Is this the “dark horse” of online education? - eCampus News | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
There’s a competency movement that’s building momentum behind the scenes; the “dark horse of online education” that will change everything.
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Degrees Based on What You Can Do, Not How Long You Went - New York Times

Degrees Based on What You Can Do, Not How Long You Went - New York Times | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
“Degrees Based on What You Can Do, Not How Long You Went New York Times “The time-centered system says if you take the coursework, get passing grades and meet our academic standards, you get the degree,” he said.”
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US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions: Hearings - Hearing

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This contains a recorded testimony concerning new directions in competency based learning.

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CTE degrees boost earnings gains, study finds - eCampus News

CTE degrees boost earnings gains, study finds - eCampus News | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
Students who earn CTE degrees in programs at California community colleges see an earnings increase of approximately 25 percent, according to a new study
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Disruption in higher ed is growing, but not instantaneous - eCampus News

Disruption in higher ed is growing, but not instantaneous - eCampus News | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
Just because online learning isn’t displacing traditional higher education tomorrow, doesn’t mean disruption isn’t in the works.
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Specific Skills for specific needs and tasks. This is the direction of high ed. traditional degree and certificate programs are just too expensive and the results are not always  tangible.

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Unbundling and re-bundling in higher education - eCampus News

Unbundling and re-bundling in higher education - eCampus News | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
With the explosion of online learning, a disruptive innovation, there has been significant attention paid to the likely unbundling of higher education.
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Unbundling education makes sense in this world of high cost high ed. 

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Wisconsin's Flexible Option: A System Approach to Competency-Based Education

Wisconsin's Flexible Option:  A System Approach to Competency-Based Education | Competency Based Credit | Scoop.it
In earlier Frontiers blog posts, we heard about developing competency-based programs at Northern Arizona University and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  WCET is also currently partne...
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