Best Practices For Assessment In Competency-Based Education

Concurrent Session 1

Brief Abstract

In this session, learn how assessment in CBE differs from traditional assessment and what to consider when building a CBE assessment strategy

Extended Abstract

Unlike typical college courses, competency-based models award credit based on student learning, not time spent in class. However, the CBE model only works if an institution can provide regulators and employers with clear, concrete evidence that their competencies and assessments truly differentiate students who have mastered necessary material from those who have not. In this session, learn how assessment in CBE differs from traditional assessment and what to consider when building a CBE assessment strategy