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New University of Wisconsin-Extension Case Study Looks at Competency-Based Education Success

Posted by Brian Sorenson on Aug 9, 2017 3:49:42 PM

Topics: Competency Based Education (CBE), Case Studies

Like its cousin prior learning assessment (PLA), competency-based education can be a highly effective model for helping students earn credit by demonstrating college-level learning gained from outside of the classroom. Also like PLA, to be successful, CBE must receive the right institutional support from stakeholders throughout a given college or university.

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Chaos and Adjustments in Higher Ed

Posted by Beth Doyle on Jan 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Topics: Adult Student Success, Best Practices, Trends in Higher Education, Student Expectations, Case Studies, Adult Learning, Assessment

There was a time, not too long ago, when moving into the freshman dorm was a rite of passage. Your fellow fresh-faced students might be highly diverse as to hometown, ethnicity, faith, experiences and socioeconomic status, but you could be sure there was one thing all would have in common: Everyone would be about 18 years old, straight out of high school.

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