212 Competency-Based Education for Millennials and Beyond

Tuesday, July 12, 2016: 9:45 AM-10:45 AM
Wilson ABC (Marriott Wardman Park)
Session Type: Interest Sessions
Track: Enrollment & Retention Track
Audience: All
Credit Type: Credit Hours and Clock Hours
School Type: All Schools
Learn about the experiences and outcomes of Western Governors University's (WGU) partnership with numerous community colleges' implementation of competency-based education (CBE) and how to utilize cost models for effective CBE program development. The session will also provide an overview of best practices for identifying and tracking educational activities of students using electronic learning materials and how CBE programs could reduce student loan debt for the millennial generation and beyond.
Pamela W Fowler (University of Michigan, and )
Robert Collins (Western Governors University)
Sally M. Johnstone (National Center for Higher Education Management Systems)