Designing for Competency-based Education: Lessons learned from Valdosta State University
Concurrent Session 4
Learn what happened when Valdosta State transformed a traditional program into one that is competency-based, including the role that instructional designers and faculty played in this transition.
With hundreds of institutions currently piloting and running competency-based education (CBE) courses and programs, there’s no mistaking its popularity as a valid alternative to the traditional model of education. But what happens when a school decides to transform a traditional course or program into one that is competency-based? What is the best way to design that course material? What role do instructional designers and faculty play in this transition?
Join this session to hear Valdosta State University discuss:
-The typical elements and characteristics of a CBE programs
-How to best roll out CBE in existing courses
-The challenges of moving to a CBE model and how to overcome them
-Feedback from faculty and students