32 min

Delivering on the Promise of Competency-Based Education Catalytic Conversations

    • Education

What does competency-based education mean for today’s students and higher ed leaders? How can institutions define outcomes and assess learning while ensuring the personalization and flexibility that students need? It’s not easy work, but Marni Baker Stein, Provost and Chief Academic Officer for Western Governors University(WGU), discusses how her team is tackling this critical challenge. Today, WGU is growing rapidly -- and successfully delivering on the promise of life-long learning and competency-based education.

What does competency-based education mean for today’s students and higher ed leaders? How can institutions define outcomes and assess learning while ensuring the personalization and flexibility that students need? It’s not easy work, but Marni Baker Stein, Provost and Chief Academic Officer for Western Governors University(WGU), discusses how her team is tackling this critical challenge. Today, WGU is growing rapidly -- and successfully delivering on the promise of life-long learning and competency-based education.

32 min

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