Moving From the Legacy Student Hour Toward a Comprehensive Measure of Student Learning
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Moving From the Legacy Student Hour Toward a Comprehensive Measure of Student Learning

Examining Benefits of a Competency-Based Taxonomy of Learning

Posted: May 30, 2019
Author(s): Julie Uranis, Michael Erskine, Ashley Cullum, Rita DeBate
Organization(s): Lumina Foundation

This publication examines current challenges with the articulation of learning and argues that a new means of articulating learning is necessary. Specifically, drawbacks and inefficiencies developed to accommodate the credit hour measure of student learning are examined. As an alternative, a new competency-based measure of learning is proposed.

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