$12.00 [3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours]
Course Number: #02-844
In order to advance the field of competency education, it is important that educators and policymakers create a shared understanding of what a high-quality competency-based system looks like. The purpose of this course is to summarize the common elements of the structure in competency-based schools, identify the features one might expect to see in a high-quality competency-based school, and discuss the approaches that can be used to promote quality in a competency-based system. The course, developed using information from the National Summit on K-12 Competency-Based Education, also defines quality within various components of a personalized, competency-based system and discusses methods to accelerate the design and implementation of high quality district systems and schools.
1. Summarize the common structural elements and the features seen in competency-based schools.
2. Determine why it is difficult and yet important to define quality competency-based education.
3. Identify ways to define quality within each of the components of a personalized, competency-based system.
4. Outline the nine structural domains that impact quality competency-based education.
5. Evaluate specific strategies for building high quality competency education.
6. Describe action steps needed to advance an understanding of high quality, personalized, competency-based systems.
7. Discuss methods to accelerate the design and implementation of high quality district systems and schools