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The modern face of higher education has competency all over it


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Posted In: Academics

Nov • 24 • 2015

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“Going to college” no longer means showing up to a classroom on specific days at specific times for set periods of time. Higher education today is moving away from focusing on the time students spend learning and more on what they actually learn. In this article on CLO Media, CAEL vice president of client relations Lynn Schroeder explains how competency-based education allows students to demonstrate what they know and apply their learning in various contexts.

View Redefining the College Degree to read about the basics of competency-based education, how pace is variable, how assessments work, the support students receive, pricing, business-education partnerships, and more.

Read the full article on CLO Media