Competency-based education: Fact vs. Fiction

Topics: Academic Affairs, Online Education, MOOCs, Online Course Quality, Online Strategies, Student Retention and Success

Is CBE a True Disruption or Just Another Fad?

As the search continues for ways to reduce the cost of a college degree and reduce time to completion, Competency-Based Education (CBE) continues to grow in popularity as a potential solution.

Not wanting to assume CBE is the right solution for their institution, but fearful of dismissing a model that could spur gains in enrollment and student success, higher education leaders are asking whether and how much their institutions should invest in this trend.

Download a preview of our research to find out what we've learned about CBE so far.


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