What is Competency-Based Education?

Benefits of Competency-Based Education (CBE)

Suggested Readings

Ashby, I., Caskurlu, S., & Exter, M. (2018). Evolving roles of faculty at a new competency-based transdisciplinary program. Journal of Competency-Based Education, 3(1), e01059

Ashby, I., Exter, M., Matei, S., & Evans, J. (2016). Lifelong learning starts at school: Competency-based badge systems within the Transdisciplinary Experience at Purdue Polytechnic. In L. Muilenburg & Z. Berge (Eds). Digital badges in education: Trends, issues, and cases. New Work: Routledge

Cooper, T. (2017). People, processes, and philosophies: Designing a CBE program within a traditional university. In K. Rasmussen, P. Northrup, & R. Colson (Eds), Handbook of research on competency-based education in university settings (pp. 67-91), Hershey, PA: IGI Global

Ellis, D. (2015). What discourages students from engaging with innovative instructional methods: Creating a barrier framework. Innovative Higher Education, 40, 111-125

Klein-Collins, R. (2012). Competency-based degree programs in the U.S.: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance. Council for Adult and Experiential Learning.

Koenen, A. K., Dochy, F., & Berghmans, I. (2015). A phenomenographic analysis of the implementation of competence-based education in higher education. Teaching and Teacher Education, 50, 1-12

Oyugi, J. (2015). Rationale and challenges of competency-based education and training: The “wickedness” of the problem. Journal of Education and Practice, 6(14), 74-79