Monthly Archives: September, 2013

College rating system

A recent article by Scott Jaschik in Inside Higher Ed laid out President Obama’s proposed plan for (among other things) tying various rewards to specific performance metrics.  The article, titled Obama’s Ratings for Higher Ed appeared in the 22 August 2013 edition, and can be accessed via this link. In business, we say that ‘what gets …

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Competency-based transcripts

Greetings, colleagues. . . Competency-based education has been around for decades; the idea that we should specify learning outcomes for class meetings, courses and programs has become part of our mental model in higher education, particularly when it comes to assessment.  But, Northern Arizona University has taken the idea one step further in the development …

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