What is Regular and Substantive?

A January¬†2016 Inside Higher Education article highlighted the scrutiny that Western Governors University is getting by the US Office of the Inspector General. This is not new, as the investigation Continue Reading →

Is There a Testing Crisis in Competency-based Education?

The more I follow the growing competency-based education movement, the more I am interested by certain decisions. Why are we so often limiting ourselves when it comes to assessment? It Continue Reading →

Competency-based Education: A Mission and Values-Driven Approach

Competency-based education continues to gain traction as a growing number of Universities are exploring it and we continue to see articles and blog posts build a public and collective conversation Continue Reading →

Are Some Learning Pathways Superior to Others? Why this Matters for #CBE

Are some learning pathways superior to others? When it comes to competency-based education (CBE), people¬†point to personalized pathways as an affordance of this approach. Many traditional teaching and learning contexts Continue Reading →