Skills Training a la Carte

David Moltz, Inside Higher Ed, Aug 13, 2009
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Instead of offering full courses, a Michigan college "has cut up its offerings into more than 1,200 individual skills, or "modules," that students can take whenever they wish on a walk-in basis." This is a much more natiral delivery mode for the web, and so one I would expect to see emulated online. And here si where various 'compentency framework' organizations come into play (though I suspect that the dream of some master list of competencies will be elusive).
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