7 Reasons for Competency Based Learning in Online Courses

Competency-based learning is a natural approach for online learning and the de facto choice for many virtual institutions.  Competency-based learning, often called mastery-learning, insists on mastery of subjects.  It provides students the opportunity to learn in a more personalized way and educators with the ability to ensure standards of achievement throughout the course.  Students are … Continue reading 7 Reasons for Competency Based Learning in Online Courses

Hawkes’s mastery approach to learning on par with golf’s “deliberate practice”

Geoff Colvin's article on Golf.com, "Missing ingredient to lower scores is something called deliberate practice," explains how anyone can get better at golf by putting in the time and effort to do so. Most of the techniques he mentions apply to Hawkes Learning's concept of mastery. Colvin teaches us in his article that deliberate practice … Continue reading Hawkes’s mastery approach to learning on par with golf’s “deliberate practice”

VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!

Hawkes Learning is a different kind of e-publishing company. We care about the success of students and want to create the best materials to encourage a thorough understanding of the curriculum so students achieve that success. I can go on and on about our materials, but why read about them when you can watch a … Continue reading VIDEO: What makes Hawkes different? Take two minutes to find out!