7 Reasons to Implement Competency-Based Learning

Competency-based learning is a natural approach for in-person, online and hybrid classrooms, and it is the de facto choice for many higher education institutions.  Competency-based learning, often called mastery-based learning, insists on subject mastery. It provides students with the opportunity to learn in a more personalized way and educators with the ability to ensure standards … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Implement Competency-Based Learning

Defining Competency

[Originally published on Inside Higher Ed] Competency-based education is enshrouded in mystery, but the U.S. Department of Education and regional accreditors are getting closer to defining these programs, according to Paul Fain's "Defining Competency." Both the Department of Education and the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions have built a framework for assessing and approving competency-based … Continue reading Defining Competency