At a time when students and families are seeking value in higher education, programs cost too much and too often fail to deliver on their promise of a...
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In some ways, the Department's approach is still too cautious. It treats competency-based learning as an alternative rather as a standard that should inform all learning.
While graduation rates can be a significant indicator of the quality of a college or university, they are often misunderstood and misused.
The most important characteristic of competency-based education is that it measures learning rather than time. Students progress by demonstrating their competence, which means they prove that they have mastered the knowledge.
To effectively and scalably improve access to education for non-traditional students, a truly innovative university must pioneer new, 21st-century solutions.
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