The student experience: how competency-based education providers serve students

The rise of competency-based education (CBE) has redefined what college looks like for a growing number of students. The basic idea underlying CBE is simple: programs award credit based on demonstrated student competencies rather than on the amount of time a student has spent in a given course. Recent advances in technology, including online courses, computer adaptive education, interactive tutoring and mentoring, and the analysis of big data, have only added to CBE's potential. But CBE models have dramatic implications for how schools serve students, and those changes can affect student succe ... Show more

Authors: Baker, Rachel B.

Published: [Washington, District of Columbia], American Enterprise Institute, 2015

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: ii, 19 p.

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