A Lightning Round Look at Competency-Based Education

Thursday, April 23 | 2:45PM–3:45PM | Travis AB, Third Level
Session Type: Professional Development

What does competency-based education (CBE) mean for higher education, and how does it fit within existing traditional credit hour courses? Explore the challenges and lessons learned when collaborating with faculty, instructional designers, students, IT, and vendors. Consider data and analytics within selected instructional methods, integration strategies, instructional design, course creation, motivation, and student support.

OUTCOMES: Compare and contrast competency-based to traditional credit hour educational models and analyze how digital badges can support CBE * Describe how instructional designers and technology combine to meet the needs of CBE * Define the application of data and analytics to support learning assessment through CBE