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ACHE 2014

October 27–29, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

CORE Competencies: Implementing Competency-Based Education

Monday, October 27, 2014 at 2:45 PM–3:30 PM PDT
Concurrent Session 3
Session Description

Lipscomb University's competency-based education program, CORE, is based on a proven competency-based model used by hundreds of organizations, including many Fortune 150 companies, over the past 30 years; it is a 'proven-by-employers model.' CORE utilizes behavioral- and project-based assessments, instead of standardized tests, ensuring students can can do it, not just know it.
-Incorporates a comprehensive badging ecosystem, allowing for multiple subject matter areas of concentration
-Features four levels of competence so that a CBE program can be used in a wide range of settings, including K-12 education, community colleges, military, undergraduate, and graduate programs
-Focuses on employers and their workforce development needs, allowing their employees to seek and obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform current and future jobs
-Is customizable and offers different academic products based on the industry and/or organization's needs
-Is designed for stackable credentials so adult learners may enroll in modules for a competency gap earning a single badge, or stack multiple badges toward a specialized certificate, or add up a greater number of badges to total a degree

Attendees will learn about:

-selecting a competency model and key competencies

-gaining buy-in on CBE from across campus

-mapping general education requirements to competencies

-implementing a CBE program

-evaluating a CBE program

-creating and issuing digital badges

Session Focus
Credit Programming
Non-Credit Programming
Online Programming
Post-traditional Students
Accelerated Programs
Professional Development
Session Audience
Program Directors
Deans & Senior Administrators

Primary Presenter

Nina Morel, Lipscomb University
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Additional Presenter #1

Suzanne Sager, Lipscomb University
Contact Information

615-966-1104 (ext. 1104)

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