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Launching a Unique Competency-Based Offering at a Community College (Part 2)

In an industry that has a tendency to get swept up by trends and fads, competency-based education (CBE) has proved its value time and again over a matter of decades. Over the past few years we’ve seen the number of CBE offerings skyrocket, matching the public’s focus on student outcomes and skill mastery. In this … Continue reading

MOOCs may be missing the mark(et)!

MOOCs are all the rage lately, degree options are available thru these Massive Open Online Courses that are focused at classes of thousands, interactions among the participants and all kinds of resources available to you via your browser.  Depending on the platform and design MOOCs can combine synchronous as well as asynchronous delivery and can … Continue reading

Competencies and assessment strategies

Recent posts have centered on the skills and attributes we expect our future colleagues to have. How will they get there and how will we know? How do we design L&D experiences with the goal of having assessments be “competency-based? “While there are many definitions of competency, most of them have two common elements: The … Continue reading

Life is but a game – right?

Did you see the USA Today article about potato chip maker Popchips marketing via mobile games?  Collaborating with Kiip (developer of smartphone apps) they created games that result in winning free bags of chips!  I wrote about gamification recently (It’s all fun and games until you lose…) and many of the articles focus on having … Continue reading

Motivation is more than money

Recently I was invited to observe a team meeting and the leader, who is new to the organization.  The team had quietly expanded the service to their user community, with demonstrable results and tangible metrics, despite some challenging technology issues and little management support or direction.  Questions were asked and the team began to generate … Continue reading

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