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April 8, 2019

Competency-Based Education: The What, Why, and How: 2019

Joshua Littenberg-Tobias, Elizabeth Huttner-Loan, Kelley Hirsch, Abigail Machson-Carter, Garrett Beazley, Justin Reich

Abstract

Competency-Based Education: The Why, What, and How (January 31-March 13, 2019) was a massive open online course (MOOC) that invited learners to consider the nature of competency-based education (CBE), why schools pursue it, and the opportunities and challenges educators and others face when implementing it. The course featured schools at various stages of implementing competencybased education, including Crosstown High (a member of the cohort of XQ schools in Tennessee, USA), Montpelier High School (Vermont, USA), and Noble High School (Maine, USA). Nearly 4,000 educators and others from across the United States and 120+ countries enrolled and many engaged in reflective activities and assignments, notably working towards the creation of an artifact that would support a conversation around CBE with a stakeholder in their context.

Citations

APA
Littenberg-Tobias, J., Huttner-Loan, E., Hirsch, K., Machson-Carter, A., Beazley, G., & Reich, J. (2019, July 22). Competency-Based Education: The What, Why, and How: 2019. https://doi.org/10.35542/osf.io/kuy72
MLA
Littenberg-Tobias, Joshua, et al. “Competency-based Education: The What, Why, and How: 2019.” EdArXiv, 22 July 2019. Web.
Chicago
Littenberg-Tobias, Joshua, Elizabeth Huttner-Loan, Kelley Hirsch, Abigail Machson-Carter, Garrett Beazley, and Justin Reich. 2019. “Competency-based Education: The What, Why, and How: 2019.” EdArXiv. July 22. doi:10.35542/osf.io/kuy72.

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