WGU: 20 Years of Experience Bringing Competency-Based Education to Scale

Tuesday, January 30 | 10:45AM–11:30AM CT | Galerie 3, Second Floor
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Competency-based education (CBE) has garnered considerable interest from a wide range of institutions from K–12 and community colleges to universities. Over the last 20 years, WGU has pioneered this new competency-based delivery movement, with more than 82,000 students currently enrolled.

Outcomes: Learn about the major components of a CBE program * List some of the data that is important to gather and analyze to improve student performance * Understand how faculty roles are different in a CBE program


  • Sarah DeMark

    Vice Provost, Workforce Intelligence & Credential Integrity, Western Governors University
  • Fred Hurst

Resources & Downloads

  • EDUCAUSE ELI ver6final

    9 MB, pptx - Updated on 1/23/2024