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 & 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.