Information Communication Technologies & Digital Media Sector Team

INTRODUCTION TO COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION FOR ICT EDUCATORS AND ADMINISTRATORS

November 6, 2020

Competency-based education (CBE) is an innovative education model rapidly gaining traction in California. While there are promising CBE practices to increase flexibility for working adults, reduce costs for institutions, and provide learners with portable skills in demand by employers, there is great latitude in how institutions design and implement CBE programs.

Join Mara Lockowandt co-author of Direct Assessment: Competency-Based Education for Community College Leaders, in learning more about CBE and key considerations for developing CBE programs for ICT degrees and certificates.

04:51 – Why CBE and Why Now?

06:24 – What is Competency-Based Education?
10:15 – CBE Is and Is Not
16:30 – Credit for Prior Learning vs. Direct Assessment CBE
24:31 – A Blueprint for Community College Leaders
26:14 – How to Get Started in Three Phases
31:45 – Faculty and Staff Roles in CBE Programs
34:58 – Reflection and Q&A
44:01 – Examples from the Field

Webinar Transcript

CBE Slide Deck

Competency Based Education Interest Form

CBExchange Website

Brandman University Example

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