25 janvier 2014

Colleges Pitch Possible Experiments With Competency-Based Programs

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/all/themes/ihecustom/logo.jpgA group of institutions that favor a competency-based approach to student learning have offered examples of the sorts of approaches they would try in a program the U.S. Education Department is contemplating to encourage such experimentation. The department in December issued an invitation to institutions to propose ways in which a waiver of certain federal financial aid rules, as part of an "experimental sites" program, might allow them to improve student outcomes, speed time to degree, and lower costs for students. Read more...
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