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Competency Based Learning

Learning Revolution Comes to the Workplace

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 10.20.2013 | College
Julian L. Alssid

I think it's pretty obvious by now that Washington lawmakers are not going to lead us to robust economic recovery and employment any time soon. The evidence just keeps mounting.

Changing Financial Aid Could Save Students, and Taxpayers, Money: Testimony Before the House Education and the Workforce Committee

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Let's support policies that make sense. We can't be penny-wise and pound-foolish when it comes to higher education and creating a sensible path for the American people to reach their full potential.

Bringing Quality to Competency

John D. Haeger | Posted 07.28.2013 | College
John D. Haeger

What are the most effective ways to measure and assure student learning? How do we increase retention and graduation rates? What responses can we offer to rising student costs and falling state support?

What Is Competency-Based Education?

Dr. Robert Mendenhall | Posted 11.05.2012 | College
Dr. Robert Mendenhall

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.

Commencement 2012: America Needs More Graduates and Not Just Young Ones

Dr. Robert Mendenhall | Posted 08.12.2012 | College
Dr. Robert Mendenhall

To effectively and scalably improve access to education for non-traditional students, a truly innovative university must pioneer new, 21st-century solutions.