Will competency-based degree programs come to Canada?

Rosanna Tamburri, Informatics in Education, Jun 13, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

As Academica summarizes (with helpful links), "An article in University Affairs examines the potential for the growth of competency-based education (CBE) programs in Canada. CBE models offer credentials based on demonstrated proficiencies, not on time spent in the classroom." Critics of CBE argue that it seems too much like training and is focused too much on outcomes, not process.

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