Keeping Up With Competency

Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed, Sept 13, 2015
Commentary by Stephen Downes

So, this is a lot: "Roughly 600 colleges are in the design phase for a new competency-based education program, are actively creating one or already have a program in place. That’s up from an estimated 52 institutions last year." We can officially announce that it's a trend, even though it has been brewing for a number of years. Related: Steven Forth, Getting Up Close On Skills, on TeamFit, some thinking from the cutting edge of competencies: "By exploring these connections between skills, projects and people I am getting a rich understanding of what skills are used together and how they get applied to projects."

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