Eyes wide open: Conversations around starting a competency-based program
Concurrent Session 3
Are you a school interested in starting competency-based (CBE) programs but don't know where to start? Curious about the challenges you might face when starting a CBE? Just want to learn more about CBE? This active session will engage the audience in discussion surrounding development and implementation of CBE programs.
This roundtable, focused discussion and shared exploration will be actively engaging, asking questions such as:
1. How does financial aid work for competency-based program?
2. What about accreditation and competency-based programs?
3. How do I get faculty and staff on board?
4. What processes do I need to consider before starting a competency-based program?
The facilitator, both experienced in competency-based education and in faciliation of roundtable topics, will ensure the session is highly interactive so all can share experiences and explore possible solutions. The session will utilize small group and large group discussion to compare and contrast various experiences in CBE, pitfalls, and other aspects to consider for successful program implementation. Not ready to start a competency-based program but want to learn more about competency-based education? This is the perfect session to also learn more about the basics competency-based education!