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.


“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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