A July 2016 Jobs for the Future report on the specific design elements and policy changes needed to realize the potential of CBE for underprepared students.
Best practices and case studies
Educators have learned much from their early initiatives to create and roll out competency-based education programs. Explore some of the best practices that are emerging from these pioneering efforts.
CBEN’s tool to help institutions plan for designing, developing, and scaling high-quality CBE programs. This is a great compliment to Blackboard’s CBE Institutional Readiness tool.
CBEN’s 2016 report on how the academic calendar impacts competency-based education.
A 2016 CBEN resource to help IT professionals understand CBE and address its unique financial aid challenges.
A 2016 CBEN resource to help financial aid professionals understand CBE and address its unique financial aid challenges.
This Public Agenda report outlines 10 design elements shared by successful competency-based education models.
This report details research findings on the 34 institutions and systems that are part of the Competency-Based Education Network.
The American Enterprise Institute considers assessment best practices, including assessment validation and proficiencies levels that map to real-world mastery.
This Council for Adult and Experiential Learning paper explores the relationship between prior learning assessment and competency-based education.
An exploration of the challenges and opportunities of developing competency-based education programs at community colleges in Indiana, Florida, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
This case study examines the development and implementation of a competency-based business degree at Brandman University.
This case study explores the creation and implementation of competency-based education at City University of Seattle.
This case study explores the creation and implementation of competency-based education at Lipscomb University.
This case study explores the creation and implementation of CBE at South Texas College and Texas A&M University-Commerce.