Are post-pandemic campuses finally ready for competency-based education?

From EdSurge: “We checked in with a longtime proponent of competency based education: Paul LeBlanc, the president of Southern New Hampshire University. And he lays out his latest thoughts about the approach in his new book, ‘Students First: Equity, Access and Opportunity in Higher Education.’… He has also brought Competency Based Education to his own university, in a program at Southern New Hampshire called College for America. But he admits that his CBE experiment has not grown as fast as he’d hoped. And that’s because moving to this model is a really big, and really hard change for colleges. But he thinks the approach could grow, especially in the aftermath of the pandemic, and he has a proposal on how to get there.”

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