Balancing Pedagogy and Assessment in Competency-Based Education

CourXam, a personalized pathway toward degree completion for students with some college credit, aims to produce better-educated learners with clearly defined learning objectives. Discover how the Center for Education Management and Learning Objects partnered to define success and make it accessible to students everywhere.

executive-news-in-higher-ed-newsletter_november-2016What does competency-based learning actually look like in practice? Listen to Jeff King from the Center for Excellence in Transformative Teaching & Learning at the University of Central Oklahoma detail how he launched a successful CBL initiative.

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“Nontraditional” is the new norm according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics. Find out how this is affecting institutions and increasing the need for online, flexible degree programs.

executive-news-in-higher-ed-newsletter_november-2016_3“If curriculum is the what, instructional design is the how”. Check out Instructional Design 101, the blog series all about topics relating to ID including the process, how ID can improve a course, and how a typical ID project unfolds.

Higher Ed Newsletter 4Staggering statistics show that the majority of instructors consider ill-prepared students as their biggest day-to-day challenge. Learn more about this and other issues currently of concern to higher education faculty.

executive-news-in-higher-ed-newsletter_november-2016_4From ideation to execution, how are institutions embracing ePortfolios? Hear how grassroots efforts to launch ePortfolios translated into student success at Wofford College.

 

 

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