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2 Texas Colleges Will Offer Competency-Based Hybrid Degree - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

2 Texas Colleges Will Offer Competency-Based Hybrid Degree - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

"the program will use a hybrid model that combines an academic coach—an “academic adviser on steroids,” as he put it—and a competency-based curriculum created by Pearson and the two state institutions. The project allows students to take assessments of their knowledge about particular subjects and then, depending on the results, either prove they’ve mastered the subject or work on areas they’re struggling with."

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"created by Pearson and" feels like sleeping with the devil to me

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Enough is Enough — Pearson Education Fails the Test Again and Again

Enough is Enough — Pearson Education Fails the Test Again and Again | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
from Alan Singer's blog at HuffPost Politics - Pearson Education is the North American affiliate of an international publishing and media company based in the United Kingdom.
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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Pearson announces closure of adult education business

Hundreds of jobs at risk as Pearson announces closure of adult education business | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it
More than 550 staff are facing an uncertain future after Pearson announced it was dropping its UK adult education business with a loss of £120m.
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