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Competency-Based Education: Not just a drinking game

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) Ray Henderson captured the changing trend of the past two EDUCAUSE conferences quite well. The #Edu14 drinking game: sure inebriation in 13 from vendor claims of "mooc" "cloud" or "disrupting edu". In 2014: "competency based." — … Continue reading

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Notes from Paul LeBlanc keynote address at WCET13

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) Two weeks ago I attended the WCET Conference in Denver. While much smaller than EDUCAUSE and some others, I find these conferences to be great learning experiences, especially as WCET supports open dialogue between academic … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Education: An (Updated) Primer for Today’s Online Market

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) There has been a significant amount of progress and interest in competency-based education, as Wisconsin has launched its Flexible Option program, federal legislators are pushing the concept, ‘patient zero’ has graduated from College for America, … Continue reading

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Re:Booting CA Higher Education: My First Thoughts

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) As expected, the 20 Million Minds-sponsored event was fascinating and information-packed. Kudos to the foundation for setting up such a rich and, I think, important meeting. In fact, I’m still digesting it, and may need … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Education: A Primer for Today’s Online Market

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) As I described in my most recent post, the competency-based movement is finally gaining momentum based on recent announcements. But what actually is “competency-based education” and why has it taken so long to expand beyond … Continue reading

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